In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England
In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England
In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England

In conversation with Paul Butler, Chief Executive of the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA), about the opportunities electrification offers businesses in North East England, and those looking to invest in the region. The automotive sector is of strategic importance in the North East and is expected to create more and better jobs for the region. […]

NEAA 2019 Expo event at The Beacon of Light in Sunderland Picture: DAVID WOOD
Over 600 delegates attend NE Auto Expo in massive show of strength for the North East automotive sector
Over 600 delegates attend NE Auto Expo in massive show of strength for the North East automotive sector

Delegates at the fifth annual NE Auto Expo, coordinated by the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA), heard the sector has created 8,000 jobs and attracted £1.9 billion of capital investment in the last ten years. Both figures are set to grow strongly with the creation of the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP), situated close to […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
Guy Currey Blog: North East England continues to pave the way in the automotive sector
Guy Currey Blog: North East England continues to pave the way in the automotive sector

I was fortunate to be in Westminster last week at the Houses of Parliament and was blown away by the building (my first visit) but also by the event that I attended. The event celebrated the success of the automotive industry in the North East of England and was hosted by Washington and Sunderland West […]

Largest Automotive Cluster to Speak at Westminster for a Second Consecutive Year to Cement the Regions Success
Largest Automotive Cluster to Speak at Westminster for a Second Consecutive Year to Cement the Regions Success
Largest Automotive Cluster to Speak at Westminster for a Second Consecutive Year to Cement the Regions Success

The North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA), which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, will take to the floor again at the House of Commons on Wednesday 30 November during a Reception hosted by Sharon Hodgson MP for Washington and Sunderland West. Hot after the announcement that the new Nissan Qashqai and the X-Trail SUV […]

NEAA Celebrates its 200th Cluster Participant Highlighting the North East’s Growing Automotive Sector
NEAA Celebrates its 200th Cluster Participant Highlighting the North East’s Growing Automotive Sector
NEAA Celebrates its 200th Cluster Participant Highlighting the North East’s Growing Automotive Sector

A little over one week since the North East automotive sector gained a significant boost following Nissan’s announcement that the new Qashqai and the new X-Trail SUV will be built at the Nissan Sunderland plant; and the sector hits the headlines again as the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) celebrates a major landmark by signing […]