The NEAA estimates 240 automotive companies reside in the North East of England.
The North East has a strong, flexible supply base and is home to some of the leading global automotive companies, including Adient, Borg Warner, Elring Klinger, Envision AESC, Faltec, Gestamp, Kasai, Lear, Magna, Marelli, Minth, Nifco, Novares, SNOP, Unipres and ZF. The region also boasts a wealth of specialist SMEs and numerous R&D centres, totalling over 300 companies.
The region is also well placed to capitalise on an electrified future and is home to Europe’s first battery giga and has established strengths in power electronics and electric machines. Today, the region produces over 1million electric motors per annum.
The North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) is established to support the economic sustainable growth and competitiveness of the automotive sector in the North East of England. The NEAA provides a single unified voice to key stakeholder groups and promotes the true value created by the region's automotive industry.