The NAA is an independent, not-for-profit Company, which provides a membership service to the automotive community.
Based in North West England, the NAA is an independent, not-for-profit Company, which provides a membership service, combined with a project management delivery function to the automotive community. NAA supports micro companies through to the local global vehicle manufacturers. We offer a diverse service using our established networks. This includes the provision of training, events, funding applications and strategic, business and technical advice.
NAA was launched in March 2004 with support from regional government funding. From mid 2010 the funding landscape changed and NAA become an independent company. The governance of NAA is via a small number of Directors and a large advisory board representing the local industry.
We are a strong believer in partnership and collaborative working with both industry and relevant public sector organisations such as BIS, UKTI, MAS, Universities, Local Councils and LEPs. We also work the relevant trade organisations including SMMT, Automotive Council, EEF and SEMTA.