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UK million milestone for SEAT cars

SEAT-Leon-e-Hybrid

SEAT has reached a new landmark in the UK – the sale of one million vehicles. The milestone car was Leon e-HYBRID (plug-in hybrid) registered by Pulman SEAT (based in Southwick, Sunderland) and sold to a private customer. The UK is SEAT’s third largest market, after Spain and Germany, and …

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Millions of motorists wary of driving in the dark

SEAT Ateca LED lights

New research has revealed that nearly one in three drivers actively avoid driving in the dark if possible. Of those who said driving in the dark makes them nervous, more than two thirds (68%) said it’s because they don’t like having lower visibility. Perhaps surprisingly, 18-24-year olds (37%) are most …

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Celebrating 70 years of SEAT

Seat 600's 60th birthday

SEAT, the car maker that helped democratise mobility in Spain, has undergone a profound transformation since it was founded on 9 May 1950. Production began in 1953 with 925 employees and a rate of 5 cars per day. Fast forward to 2020 and more than 15,000 people work at SEAT in …

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FC Barcelona and CUPRA kick off new partnership

FC Barcelona and CUPRA kick off new partnership

CUPRA and FC Barcelona have teamed up and entered into a five-season “global alliance”. Under the agreement, SEAT’s special car division joins forces with its hometown football club as Barça’s Official Automotive and Mobility Partner. The agreement goes beyond a traditional partnership and is based on three strategic pillars. Firstly, …

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Seat car plant gets parts delivered by drone

Seat car plant delivery drone

Spanish manufacturer Seat is bypassing traffic and reducing carbon emissions by transporting equipment by drone. It’s revolutionising logistics by loading parts into a carbon fibre capsule and attaching them to the drone with an electromagnet, slashing delivery time of parts by 80%. A video produced by Seat shows a steering …

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Awards for Britain’s best used cars

Audi four rings logo

Audi has scored a hat-trick of category wins at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2019. The German car maker won Used Family Car of the Year (Audi A3), Used Luxury SUV of the Year ((Audi Q7) and Used Coupé of the Year (Audi TT). However, the …

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Seat Mii review

SEAT Mii

Looking for a cute small car that’s cheap to run, fun to drive and surprisingly spacious? Here’s why the Seat Mii should be on your shortlist… What is it? The Seat Mii was developed and is built alongside its VW Group sister cars – the VW Up! and Skoda Citigo. …

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Tarraco chosen by Seat fans for new SUV

New SEAT Tarraco

Seat has announced that Tarraco will be the name of its third SUV following a vote by 146,124 fans of the Spanish car maker in 134 countries. Tarraco received 51,903 (35.52%) of the votes, followed by Avila (28.74%), Aranda (26.91%) and Alboran 8.83%) in the #SEATseekingName event. It’s the first …

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SEAT 600 celebrates its 60th birthday

Seat 600's 60th birthday

Spanish car brand SEAT has set a new Guinness World Record with the largest gathering of SEAT 600s ever. A total of 787 SEAT 600s (nicknamed “pelotillas”) came together at Montmeló the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The little SEAT 600 was manufactured between 1957-1973 and was a Spanish motoring icon. Cute …

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