North East Automotive Alliance

North East Automotive Alliance

The NEAA was established in 2015 to support the sustainable economic growth and competitiveness of the North East automotive sector.

Company Profile

Our vision is for the North East to be to be recognised as a true automotive powerhouse which encompasses a very dynamic, forward looking and competitive supply chain and incorporates strengths in research, development and innovation in new automotive technologies and manufacturing processes. The automotive sector is entering unprecedented times in terms of the technology in the vehicles produced and how they are manufactured. This presents major challenges and significant opportunities for the North East automotive sector.

As a proactive industry-led cluster group, the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) is here to represent and work on behalf of the whole North East automotive sector, whether a company is making cars or components, working in commercial, off-highway or engine manufacture.

Members will immediately benefit from the promotion of the North East automotive sector’s capabilities on regional, national and international levels and the network’s ability to connect the supply chain to business opportunities.

NEAA Benefits

A network which generates business and collaboration opportunities, hosts regular networking and knowledge transfer events and shared intelligence

Publicising your business and the regions capabilities on a global level 

NEAA Cluster Link intelligent business-to-business networking platform.

Member to Member introductions

Increased profitability through Partner programmes such the Energy Scheme with Great Annual Savings; Insurance Scheme with Lockton LLP; NEAA Marketplace Consumables Scheme with Evolution MRO; Predictive Maintenance Scheme with Senseye; R&D Tax Credits Scheme with Lumo; and Club Nissan Employee Car Scheme 

Impacting on skills by addressing current gaps, attracting talent, apprenticeships and links to education - through the Skills working groups

Insights into latest technologies and stimulating innovation - through the Technology & Innovation working groups

International Trade, New Business Opportunities & Supply Chain Connections

Support for your regional investments with technical & funding advice

Marketing support

A single unified voice for the North East automotive sector to key stakeholder groups