SEAT continues to grow during a rate aloft than 10% in 2014. The code has finished a third entertain of a year with an sum boost of 10.5%, and 294,000 vehicles delivered, 27,900 some-more than in a same duration 2013 (266,100). This expansion movement is being postulated by Leon sales. Deliveries of a operation of this A-segment automobile have augmenting by 57.9%, attack a sum of 115,700 units (2013: 73,200). The ST estate chronicle of a Leon, launched during a finish of 2013, has sole 32,700 units so distant this year. The SEAT Alhambra, with 17,000 vehicles (2013: 14,100) is also creation plain gains, and has combined roughly 3,000 vehicles some-more than between Jan and Sep 2013 – 21.0% more.
SEAT President Jürgen Stackmann voiced his good compensation during a formula achieved to date. “For a second year in a quarrel we have grown above 10%, and we pattern to say this rate during a fourth quarter. The Leon family is a transparent success, and in this final entertain we are going to supplement to it a new X-PERIENCE, a off-road demeanour version. The Leon has already turn SEAT’s second pillar”.
Dr. Andreas Offermann, Vice-President for Sales and Marketing, highlighted expansion in a categorical European markets. “SEAT is augmenting above 20% in a United Kingdom and Italy, and some-more than 10% in Spain and Germany. In Portugal sales have roughly doubled, and in Eastern Europe we are flourishing by 55%. The alleviation in a formula is formed on a plain and ever-increasing operation joined with a stronger participation in Europe”.
United Kingdom, biggest growth-market
SEAT sales have grown 11.4% in Western Europe between Jan and Sep in comparison with a initial 3 buliding of 2013 (total: 229,800; 206,300 in 2013), with a marketplace share of 2.5% (2013: 2.4%). The United Kingdom is a marketplace that has contributed many net units (7,200) to a brand’s expansion (total: 42,500; 35,300 in 2013), 20.3% more. In Germany, SEAT’s categorical market, a code has sole 63,700 vehicles (2013: 57,300), 11.0% more, and in Spain 52,000, 13.1% some-more (2013: 46,200). Sales have also shown unchanging expansion in Italy, by 23.5% (total: 9,500; 2013: 7,700), and in Portugal (total: 5,300; 2013: 2,700), where deliveries have roughly doubled (92.8%)
SEAT also continues to make advance in Eastern Europe, where it grew by 55.0% adult to September, reaching 18,500 units (2103: 11,900). The Czech Republic is a largest marketplace in a region, with sales of 5,400 vehicles (2013: 3,300), 63.4% more. Also, Mexico maintains a position as SEAT’s series one marketplace outward Europe, with deliveries of 15,700 vehicles, followed by Algeria (13,800), Turkey (7,300) and Israel (4.600).
Production during Martorell adult by 12.5%
Car building during Martorell, SEAT’s categorical automobile prolongation plant, has grown by 12.5% between Jan and Sep 2014 compared to a same duration final year. A sum series of 327,600 vehicles were built, 36,400 some-more (2013: 291,200). This increase, interjection especially to a SEAT Leon, has enabled a employing of some-more than 600 workers via a year and start adult a third prolongation change on line 2, where a A-segment automobile family is built.
SEAT is a usually association in a zone with a full-range ability to design, develop, make and marketplace cars in Spain. A member of a Volkswagen Group, a multinational has a domicile in Martorell (Barcelona), exporting some-more than 80% of a vehicles, and is benefaction in some-more than 75 countries. In 2013 SEAT achieved a business volume of 6,473 million euros, a top figure in a history, with worldwide sales of 355,000 units.
SEAT Group employs 14,000 professionals during a 3 prolongation centres – Barcelona, El Prat de Llobregat and Martorell, where it manufactures a rarely successful Ibiza and Leon, among other models. Additionally, a association produces a Alhambra in Palmela (Portugal), a Mii in Bratislava (Slovakia) and a Toledo in Mladá Boleslav (Czech Republic).
The Spanish multinational also has a Technical Center, a ‘knowledge hub’, bringing together some-more than 900 engineers whose idea is to be a pushing force behind creation for a series one industrial financier in RD in Spain. In line with a announced joining to environmental protection, SEAT undertakes and bases a core activity on sustainability, namely rebate of CO2 emissions, appetite efficiency, as good as recycling and re-use of resources.