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SEAT Unleashes Leon Cupra 300 – Its Most Powerful Road Car Ever

SEAT Unleashes Leon Cupra 300 – Its Most Powerful Road Car Ever

The Leon CUPRA has always stood out for its scintillating performance, striking design and alluring price and quality. All of these have now been taken to the next level with the launch of the Leon CUPRA 300 range, which hits UK showrooms in March. ... Continue reading

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

In another web first, The Auto Channel makes it easier for new vehicle researchers to pare through the thousands of vehicles by body style, trim levels, prices, hundreds of specs, dimensions, capacities and now your choice of transmission type, manual, CVT and automatic. ... Continue reading

SEAT Alhambra Triumphs in Professional Driver Magazine’s Car Of The Year Award

SEAT Alhambra Triumphs in Professional Driver Magazine’s Car Of The Year Award

LONDON - November 28, 2016: Not unaccustomed to hauling in the odd award, SEAT’s range-topping Alhambra has added to its ever-growing trophy cabinet with its latest trophy as MPV of the Year at Professional Driver magazine’s Car of the Year awards. Facing up to stiff competition, the Barcelona-based brand’s ultra ... Continue reading

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. has once again climbed slightly this year, to 11.6 years, according to industry experts at IHS Markit , a leading provider of business information and analysis for the global automotive industry. Registrations for light VIO, including ... Continue reading

2016 LA Auto Show: 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Finalists Announced

2016 LA Auto Show: 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Finalists Announced

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2016 -- Finalists for 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) were announced Tuesday at Automobility L.A., the conference that precedes the Los Angeles auto show. ... Continue reading

October 2016 US Auto Sales Scoreboard - AIADA

October 2016 US Auto Sales Scoreboard - AIADA

Washington DC November 2, 2016; The AIADA reported that sales in October slowed from the pace they enjoyed earlier in the year. However, the month's relatively minor decline in sales suggests that the market may have plateaued at a healthy pace. ... Continue reading

SEAT and Aqualia Create the First 100% Spanish Alternative Fuel From Waste Water +VIDEO

SEAT and Aqualia Create the First 100% Spanish Alternative Fuel From Waste Water +VIDEO

MARTORELL/JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA, Spain - October 26, 2016: SEAT and Aqualia have joined forces to develop the innovative SMART Green Gas project, which aims to obtain 100% Spanish origin, renewable biofuel from waste water to be used in compressed natural gas (CNG) powered vehicles. To kick off their collaboration, with ... Continue reading

SEAT Presents Surprisingly Innovative Stand Concept at 2016 Paris Motor Show

SEAT Presents Surprisingly Innovative Stand Concept at 2016 Paris Motor Show

LONDON - September 27, 2016: At this year’s Paris Motor Show, which opens its doors to media this Thursday (public show days 1 to 16 October), SEAT will reveal a unique stand concept, which is set to deliver a completely different brand experience to anything that has ever gone before. The Spanish brand will be displ ... Continue reading

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel GENEVA, Switzerland. March 2, 2016. During a press conference at the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday, the top three finalists have been announced in five categories. The winners of the 2016 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Ca ... Continue reading

2016 Geneva Auto Show - SEAT Compact SUV Ateca Unveiled

2016 Geneva Auto Show - SEAT Compact SUV Ateca Unveiled

Geneva, 01/03/2016.; SEAT presents at the Geneva Motor Show 2016 its first SUV model. The new Ateca is a unique combination of distinctive design, dynamic driving fun, urban versatility and compelling utility. First-class connectivity, innovative assistance systems and highly efficient drives are among its technology h ... Continue reading

SEAT International Sales Soar by 25% in Three Years

SEAT International Sales Soar by 25% in Three Years

Production in Martorell reaches its highest volume since 2001 Luca de Meo – “The SUV is set to become the brand’s third major pillar” SEAT Quality director Joaquín Serra – “Quality is essential for competitiveness” MADRID -- January 19, 2016: SEAT closed 2015 with increased sales f ... Continue reading

SEAT Delivers Letters to Santa Claus...REALLY! +VIDEO

SEAT Delivers Letters to Santa Claus...REALLY! +VIDEO

MARTORELL, Spain - December 23, 2015: A festive atmosphere has filled Martina's house for some time. A fully decorated Christmas tree shines in the corner of the lounge where's she's sitting, busily writing the most special letter of the year. Santa Claus is still days away from visiting her home with presents, but Mar ... Continue reading

SEAT Announces Strategy 2025

SEAT Announces Strategy 2025

The goal is to achieve sustainable profitability Models with a high profit margin, customer satisfaction and most attractive employer are the three pillars of the strategy The brand will launch four new models in the next two years as scheduled Investments commence on adapting Line 1 at Martorell factory to a new platf ... Continue reading

SEAT Leon Cross Sport Debuts at 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show +VIDEO

SEAT Leon Cross Sport Debuts at 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show +VIDEO

New crossover concept based on the Leon CUPRA Top performance with 300 PS and all-wheel-drive Powerful design conveys dynamism and robustness Optimum connectivity thanks to SEAT Full Link infotainment MILTON KEYNES, UK -- Sept. 14, 2015: SEAT is presenting a new definition of sporty performance at the Frankfurt Interna ... Continue reading

SEAT to Spend 3.3 Billion Euros on Equipment, Facilities and R&D Between 2015 and 2019

SEAT to Spend 3.3 Billion Euros on Equipment, Facilities and R&D Between 2015 and 2019

SEAT is going to spend 3.3 billion euros on equipment, facilities and R&D between 2015 and 2019. The announcement was made by SEAT Executive Committee President Jürgen Stackmann during the visit to the company’s facilities in Martorell by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, on the occasion of the 40th anniver ... Continue reading

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