NAA Update: LowCVP/NAA Conference, Automotive Industrial Priorities for 2018, ‘Planning for Brexit’ event review

We start with exciting news; I’m pleased to announce that you are all invited to the first ever NAA Conference. Actually, to be more precise, it’s a Northern Conference organised by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), and the NAA is a partner – along with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Transport for Greater Manchester… Read more
NAA Company Profile: The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing (AMRC)

The AMRC is a global network of research and innovation centres that work with some of the most demanding and prestigious manufacturing companies around the world… Read more

NAA & LowCVP Conference: 'Moving North' - Reducing transport emissions in the Northern Powerhouse & the business opportunities from the low carbon shift, 12 April 2018, Manchester

All NAA members are encouraged to book now for the NAA’s first conference, held in partnership with the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), which will look at the future of transport in the Northern Powerhouse, and the resultant business opportunities for NAA member companies… Read more

NAA Event: Driving the Digital Enterprise, 13 February 2018, Siemens, Congleton

Siemens, the leading global engineering and technology services company, has been active in the United Kingdom for over 170 years. The company provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK’s major challenges… Read more

NAA Event: Discover the Mono, BAC, 20 March 2018, Liverpool

BAC (Briggs Automotive Company) Ltd is the British manufacturer of the Mono. With a diverse skill set and a proven track record of meeting key objectives within the automotive industry, the company is committed to offering a service and ownership experience which exceeds expectations… Read more

NAA Event Review: Planning for Brexit

The NAA ran an event in January at GEFCO in Speke which looked at the potential impacts of Brexit on the automotive industry; here’s a summary of what you need to know about planning for Brexit, and an overview about the event host, GEFCO… Read more

NAA Member News: BAC Mono Smashes Production Car Lap Record at Zolder Circuit, Belgium

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) has once again made history, as its Mono supercar has become the fastest-ever production car to lap the famous Zolder Circuit in Belgium… Read more

Industry News: Meet the Buyer, 6 June 2018, Automechanika Birmingham, NEC

For the third year, the SMMT is partnering with Automechanika Birmingham which will be held on 5-7 June 2018 at the NEC Birmingham. Meet the Buyer will be held on the second day of the show, 6 June 2018… Read more

Industry News: McLaren Automotive Inaugurates New Carbon Composites Technology Centre in Yorkshire

A key milestone has been marked at the Yorkshire manufacturing centre that from 2019 will start producing carbon fibre tubs for McLaren Automotive, the British creator of luxury sports cars and supercars, at the same time that McLaren Manchester opens state-of-the-art facility in Wilmslow, Cheshire… Read more

Industry News: Ford to supply extended technical and financial support to M-Sport Ford World Rally Team

Ford Motor Company has announced a new agreement to supply extended technical and financial support to long-term motorsport partner M-Sport – winner of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ titles in 2017 with the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC… Read more

Industry News: Get involved with Formula Student 2018

Now in its 20th year and with the start of the new Autonomous competition, now is the perfect time to get involved with Formula Student… Read more

Industry News: Exclusive 2018 Offer for Automotive Tier-1 Suppliers - Free places on New Product Launch Excellence (NPLX)

One of the key success factors for the UK Automotive supply chain is to ensure that New Product Introduction (NPI) capabilities, particularly sub Tier-1, are effectively supporting successful new product launches by improving the performance of quality, cost and delivery… Read more

Industry Event Review: Automotive Advanced Materials: 2D or not 2D?

‘Automotive Advanced Materials: 2D or not 2D’ kicked off the APC’s series of events entitled ‘The Future of Technologies Series 2018’ and took place in the iconic Whitworth Hall at the University of Manchester on the 30th January… Read more


Most of you will be aware that the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018. Our aim here is to explain what information we have stored about you and how we manage that data… Read more

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