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03 Dec, 2020, 11:34 GMT SEAT: 800 hours in pitch darkness to test the lights of the new Leon

The Dark Sky Alqueva reserve in Portugal is a unique place in Europe to observe nebulae and constellations, such as Orion. It is a realm of darkness...


30 Nov, 2020, 14:00 GMT SEAT electrifies its large SUV as the Tarraco e-HYBRID enters production

SEAT continues to expand its range of electrified vehicles, as the SEAT Tarraco e-HYBRID enters production this week. The plug-in hybrid version of...


11 Nov, 2020, 14:57 GMT SEAT: New Training Scheme Teaches Software Development to Production Line Staff

Five workers, four months and a project that exemplifies the labour and industrial transformation that we will experience in the coming years and in...


28 Apr, 2020, 12:41 BST SEAT: The Wellness Centre for Cars

Wellness centre, cubicles with pressure jets, sauna and all sorts of treatments... It has every service typically found in the most exclusive spa...


05 Mar, 2020, 09:30 GMT Women Are Moving the Future at SEAT

Women have influenced the evolution of motoring. The rear-view mirror, turn signals and road lines are all innovations with a female signature. Their ...


18 Feb, 2020, 11:30 GMT This Is How SEAT Explores the Future

"Warning, distraction! Driver falling asleep!" This could be how cars warn drivers in the future if they detect that their eyes are closed or that...


30 Jan, 2020, 10:30 GMT The Key Design Features of the New SEAT Leon

Recording is strictly forbidden. At the SEAT Design Center everything is confidential so mobile phones and cameras are collected at the entrance. "We ...


02 Oct, 2019, 09:30 BST SEAT: 5 Questions and Answers About Electric Cars

The electric car is the future star of the automotive sector according to SEAT. Their new mobility system raises questions among future users which...


25 Aug, 2019, 20:05 BST CUPRA and FC Barcelona Join Forces in a Global Alliance

CUPRA and FC Barcelona enters into an innovative partnership for the next five seasons Under the agreement, CUPRA becomes Barça's Official Automotive ...


05 Apr, 2019, 10:00 BST SEAT Launches a Project to Turn Organic Waste Into Biofuel

We all know that there are vehicles powered with petrol, electricity and gas. Now there is a new way to drive engines, and it begins in our household ...


27 Mar, 2019, 11:49 GMT SEAT Will Launch Six Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Models and Develop a New Platform in Spain for Electric Vehicles

SEAT presented its electric strategy today which, until the beginning of 2021, will include six electric and plug-in hybrid models. The electric...


07 Mar, 2019, 13:41 GMT SEAT to Commemorate International Women's Day, Highlighting Key Female Contributions in the Automotive Industry

head of International Women's Day on March 8th, SEAT announce they intend to honour key female contributions in the automotive industry. They believe ...


25 Feb, 2019, 12:38 GMT SEAT Minimó, the Concept Set to Revolutionise Mobility

A concept car featuring a battery swap system to fully recharge the car in a matter of minutes, lowering carsharing operating costs by up to 50% A...


20 Feb, 2019, 16:37 GMT SEAT Is Preparing for the Future

Micromobility, it's the phrase of the moment. Especially at the next Mobile World Congress to be held in Barcelona in a few days. But what does...


16 Jan, 2019, 10:00 GMT SEAT's Three SUVs, on the Road Together for the First Time

The SEAT Ateca, Arona and Tarraco take to the streets of Barcelona, the city where they were created All three have a distinct personality but they...


12 Dec, 2018, 11:13 GMT The SEAT Tarraco, the Car That Looks Out for Cyclists

The car that looks out for cyclists  The new SUV features an assistant that detects the presence of cyclists, who are involved in 8% of all road...


12 Nov, 2018, 14:42 GMT SEAT Study Reveals What Millennials Look for in a Car

Hyperconnected and passionate about design Born between the early 80s and the mid 90s, this generation makes up 12% of all current car buyers in...


01 Oct, 2018, 12:30 BST SEAT Vehicle Fuelled With CNG Drives from the Sagrada Familia to the Eiffel Tower for €45 Euros

An expert in CNG accepts the challenge of driving more than 1,000 km from Barcelona to Paris in a gas powered car to evaluateits consumption and cost ...


04 Sep, 2018, 09:30 BST SEAT Tarraco: On and Off-Road Performance in Detail

A SEAT engineer gives us his impressions at the wheel of the new SUV prior to its official presentation on 18 September Comfort, safety and roominess ...


23 Jul, 2018, 09:30 BST Ten SEAT Fans Get an Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Tarraco

SEAT decided to let ten international followers of the brand have an exclusive first look at its newest model, the SEAT Tarraco. Coming from the UK,...


09 Jul, 2018, 17:06 BST SEAT Signs an Agreement to Team up With the Joint Venture Between Volkswagen Group China and JAC

Decisive boost to the globalisation strategy SEAT to become a shareholder of the company created by Volkswagen Group China and JAC and will be the...


21 Jun, 2018, 09:57 BST SEAT: 53,000 Panels to Harness the Power of the Sun

One of the world's largest photovoltaic plants in the automotive industry can be found in the SEAT Martorell factory Covering an area equivalent to...


10 May, 2018, 10:00 BST SEAT: A Choreography With 2,000 Robots

2,000 robots move in perfect unison for 24 hours on end in the sheet metal workshop in Martorell Welding, bolting, coating parts with adhesives or...


17 Apr, 2018, 09:00 BST SEAT Tracks Virtuality Reality in Car Manufacturing from Prototype to the Dealership

This technology succeeds in reducing production time of the prototypes by 30% 95,000 simulations are carried out on models with up to 3 million...


19 Mar, 2018, 09:00 GMT SEAT Winter Test: Five Extreme Tests in the Arctic Cold

150 technicians and engineers, 60 tests, 30,000 km and four months of work in extreme conditions to evaluate the cars' performance Every year up to...