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News & Press: January 2020

Niche Vehicle Network January news

17 January 2020  
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Into the New Decade with EEMS 2020

The Niche Vehicle Network were delighted to support the MIA Energy Efficient Motorsport Conference (EEMS 2020) earlier this month. It was a highly successful and engaging event with presentations and panel discussions ranging from reducing carbon emissions in Motorsport to improving energy efficiency in the UK leisure marine sector and all the collaborative opportunities this presents.

It was great to see the involvement of a number of niche vehicle manufacturers including a spotlight presentation on the “Benefit of Collaboration”  from Delta Motorsport and technology showcases including RML Group, Rockfort Engineering, DC Electronics, Ricardo, Silverstone Composites, SPAL Automotive, WMG and Titan.

Niche Vehicle Network look forward to working with the MIA during the coming year.

Executive Reception at Autosport International

It was good to see several Niche Vehicle Network members exhibiting at this year’s Autosport International. NVN hosted a reception for their Executive members and we would like to thank both Zoe Hall from the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK (APC) and Sheena McDermott from Be the Business for providing informative and insightful presentations based around current funding, mentoring opportunities and the overall importance of business engagement and collaboration in the niche vehicle sector to help maximise business performance and UK productivity.

For more information on APC and APC 15 funding competition, with up to £30 million available for UK-developed late stage R&D, to support growth in advanced low carbon propulsion capability in the automotive sector, click here 

For more information on Be the Business, an independent, not-for-profit movement, helping small and medium sized businesses collaborate to help improve UK productivity, click here

Automotive Textiles Conference

For NVN members involved in technical textiles, nonwovens and composite fibres for both current and future automotive applications, there is an upcoming conference “Textile Opportunities in a Changing Automotive Industry” at the Jaguar Experience Centre, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham on 5-6 February 2020.

For full programme information and delegate registration details please click here