The ARIA Regional Association of the Automobile Industry was created in 1996 and has now about 180 members among these:
Equipment manufacturers (series parts and equipment goods)
Suppliers of capital goods
Universities, High Schools, Engineering Schools, Consultants concerned by the Automotive Sector
ARIA plays a leading role in the automotive industrial sector in the Hauts-de-France, recognised as a high-performance sector, which unites all the players around common projects. ARIA also aims at promoting the image of the sector in the regions and strengthening its attractiveness. It facilitates exchanges with all relevant partners, participates in studies relating to the automotive industry and contributes to the development of the attractiveness for young people.