SEAT sales boost scarcely 5% until September

SEAT’s worldwide sales went adult by 4.9% in a initial 9 months of 2015. Until September, a association sole 308,400 vehicles, that is 14,400 some-more than in a same duration final year (294,000). The company’s sales continue to follow a certain trend begun in 2013, and are being increasing by a Leon and a Ibiza, as good as a Alhambra. Furthermore, sales of a Toledo, Mii and Altea are also going up. Between Jan and Sep this year, SEAT sales have risen by 29.5% compared to a same duration in 2012 (238,200).

The Leon is now spearheading deliveries of a brand. Sales of a company’s extravagantly renouned compress indication went adult by 5.8% to strech 122,400 units, 6,800 some-more than in a initial 9 months of 2014. The family estate chronicle of a Leon (ST) is consolidating a success with a 34.6% boost (total: 44,100). The Ibiza is also creation progress, and with a 3.3% arise deliveries reached 119,100 units until September.

The Alhambra posted a tip expansion in percentage, 13.7%, and is a third best-selling indication in a range, with 19,400 units sole until September. Jürgen Stackmann, Chairman of SEAT’s Executive Committee, voiced his compensation with a approach sales are progressing: “We have been flourishing usually given 2013 interjection to a certain expansion of all a models and a broader range. This year we have updated models such as a Ibiza, Alhambra and Toledo, and we have launched a new CONNECT range, that equips a models with a best comforts in terms of connectivity”. Stackmann forked out that “we will continue to enhance a lineup, starting with a company’s initial SUV in 2016”.

Solid expansion in categorical markets
So distant this year, SEAT has increasing deliveries in Western Europe by 5.8% (243,100; 2014: 229,700). Germany is a largest market, with 66,700 vehicles sold, or 4.8% some-more (2014: 63,700). SEAT is listed among a 10 best-selling brands in a German market, with a 3% share. In Spain, SEAT grew by 17.8% and combined 9,300 some-more units (61,500; 2014: 52,200), spurred on by a liberation of a automobile industry. Italy is a third Western European nation posting a tip growth, with sales sum reaching 11,900 vehicles, or 24.7% some-more (2014: 9,500). Central and Eastern Europe is clearly posting improved than normal performance. The segment grew by 9.2% (20,200; 2014: 18,500), mostly due to markets such as a Czech Republic, where sales went adult by 15.5%, for a sum of 6,300 vehicles delivered (2014: 5,400), and Poland, even improved during 31.7% some-more (6,000; 2014: 4,500). Mexico (+11.0%; 17,400), Turkey (+50.8%; 11,000) and Israel (+40.7%; 6,500) were also among best-performing markets between Jan and September, and are positioned in a tip 10 offered countries of SEAT vehicles.

Martorell manufactures tighten to 33,000 some-more vehicles
Production in a Martorell plant went adult by 10.0% in a initial 9 months of a year compared to a same duration in 2014, reaching 360,300 vehicles, or 32,700 some-more (2014: 327,600). The certain growth of a Leon, Ibiza and a Audi Q3 has done 2015 a year with a tip prolongation sum in Martorell given 2002. In addition, it stays a highest-volume automobile prolongation plant in Spain. SEAT’s prolongation sum in Palmela (Portugal), Bratislava (Slovakia) and Mladá Boleslav (Czech Republic) went adult by 10.5% until September, totalling 54,400 vehicles in a 3 comforts (2014: 49,200).

SEAT is a usually association 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 75 countries. In 2014 SEAT’s invoicing totalled roughly 7.5 billion euros, a tip figure in a history, with worldwide sales of 390,500 units. SEAT Group employs some-more than 14,000 professionals during a 3 prolongation centres – Barcelona, El Prat de Llobregat and Martorell, where it manufactures a rarely successful Ibiza and Leon. Additionally, a association produces a Alhambra in Portugal, a Mii in Slovakia and a Toledo in a Czech Republic. The multinational has a Technical Centre, that celebrates a 40th anniversary in 2015. This ‘knowledge hub’, bringing together tighten to 1,000 engineers, aims 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 activity on sustainability, namely rebate of CO2 emissions and appetite efficiency.