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  • > From ice cubes to the Climatronic


    The first cooling system in a car was a container with ice to prevent the engine from overheatingTriangular windows were an innovative solution in the 50sSEAT’s first model with factory installed air conditioning was the 132By means of multiple sensors, the Climatronic of the new Leon maintains the selected temperature in 3 zones of the passenger compartment at all timesThe first cooling syst [...]

  • > SEAT reduces the environmental footprint ...


    The organisation has decreased production-related CO2 emissions by 65%Thanks to the actions implemented in 2019, the company generated 38.5% less waste in a single yearThe goal is to lower the Martorell factory's environmental impact by 50% by 2025In 2019 the carmaker invested 27 million euros in environmental initiativesSEAT is committed to caring for the environment and in 2019 continued to wo [...]

  • > Dr. Werner Tietz, new SEAT Vice-presiden ...


    The former head of Development at Bentley will take up his new position on July 1stTietz, an industrial engineer, has worked in the R&D areas of Audi and Porsche and has almost 30 years of experience in the Volkswagen GroupDr. Werner Tietz has been appointed new executive Vice-president for Research and Development at SEAT, as of July 1st. The executive, who joined the Volkswagen Group in 1994 [...]

  • > From Barcelona to the world: CASA SEAT m ...


    On Thursday 4th June, CASA SEAT will show its space to the public for the first time with a virtual openingThe digital opening will be available at 12:00h CEST on SEAT’s YouTube channelCASA SEAT was created as a tribute by the company to the city that witnessed its birth 70 years agoThe space will physically open its doors when the conditions resulting from COVID-19 allow itCASA SEAT is openin [...]

  • > Symposiun on "URBAN MOBILITY CHALLENGES" ...


    On November 14th, the symposium “URBAN MOBILITY CHALLENGES” will take place. It is organized by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, and the Technische Universität Braunschweig.The symposium, which is sponsored by CARNET and the Automotive Research Centre Niedersachsen, NFF, will involve the participation of international experts on urban planning, connectivity con [...]