The SEAT Leon line at the Martorell plant starts to produce automated ventilators to collaborate with the healthcare system in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Going from producing cars to ventilators in record time is the result of the intense work of many SEAT employees. The project is still in development phase and the ventilators are waiting the final homologation.
The head of Volkswagen Group’s Seat brand, Luca de Meo, is stepping down with immediate effect. De Meo will be replaced by the brand’s finance chief, Carsten Isensee, until further notice, Seat said in a statementon Tuesday.
Volkswagen Group’s Spanish division, SEAT, expects strong sales this year after deliveries grew by double-digit percentages in the first two months, thanks to new models and demand from southern Europe.
Among group car brands Skoda’s volume rose most in 2016 with a 6.8 percent increase. Porsche sales jumped 5.6 percent, Audi sales were up 3.8 percent, VW brand’s volume rose 2.8 percent and Seat’s sales increased 2.6 percent.
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