UK Worker of the Year, Dickies’ initiative to recognise and reward excellence in the UK’s workforce is well underway for 2012 – with the entry period having now reached the halfway stage. The world-renowned workwear brand – celebrating its 90thbirthday in 2012 – is joined in this year’s nationwide search to find the worker who exemplifies everything that embodies “doing a great job” by car manufacturer SEAT, which is providing the prize for th... [more]
SEAT unveils its first all-electric car(14/11/2011)
SEAT is working on its first electric car designed, developed and manufactured in Spain. The firm is unveiling the prototype Altea XL Electric Ecomotive, a totally electrically-driven zero-emissions car, as well as the prototype Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive, a plug-in hybrid. Over the next few months the Spanish car maker will make available units of both models to government institutions in Catalonia and Madrid for use in their vehicle fleets. Th... [more]
PAY NO VAT WITH SEAT(11/10/2011)
Dynamic Spanish car maker SEAT has revived its hugely popular ‘Pay No VAT’ campaign as it seeks to continue its most successful year to date and attract even more new car buyers to the brand. The new offer covers two of the Barcelona-based car company’s most popular models – the stylish Ibiza 5dr 1.4 SE Copa supermini and the sporty Leon 1.6 TDI S Copa family hatchback. Like all SEATs wearing the ‘Copa’ badge, both cars boast as standard ma... [more]
SEAT celebrates a raft of sales records both here in the UK and in its home market. SEAT can look back on a record UK market share for the last 12 months of 1.62%, which comfortably exceeds its previous best share of 1.50% - registered in 2009. What's more December's market share of 1.65% matches the all-time record for the month, precisely equalling the previous best of 1.65% from 2003. And this sales success is all the more encouraging when ... [more]
New engines for SEAT's Ibiza, Leon and Altea(29/11/2010)
SEAT has launched a brace of impressive new engines in its Ibiza, Leon and Altea best-selling models. The Ibiza, in all three bodystyles – SC, 5dr and ST – is now available with a new 105 PS 1.2 TSI unit, mated either to a five-speed manual gearbox or seven-speed DSG with double clutch. The turbocharged petrol engine replaces SEAT’s 1.6-litre 105 PS. Meanwhile the Leon and Altea families now feature a 140 PS 2.0 TDI with common rail fuelli... [more]
SEAT UK is revealing details of what must surely be one of the most attractive offers in its 25-year history. The simple, straightforward message is this: buy one of a number of selected new SEAT models and you'll pay no VAT. The exceptional deal, which amounts to a discount of 17.5% off the basic price of a raft of sporty new SEATs, has been calculated to cement the Spanish brand's success thus far this year. All qualifying vehicles are el... [more]
SEAT's new Alhambra is making its motor show debut in Paris this week. New from the wheels up, SEAT’s roomy MPV offers plenty of space for leisure, business and hobbies fulfilling the expectations of family life, as well as the demands of high-mileage business drivers. The all-new Alhambra combines a high degree of usability with sporting character in true SEAT fashion. Its sophisticated running gear and extensive hi-tech equipment come toget... [more]
The new Ibiza ST, the exciting third ‘silhouette’ in the SEAT line-up joins the sporty Ibiza SC and practical Ibiza 5dr to make today’s Ibiza range the most extensive in the Spanish supermini’s 25-year history. Another sleek product of the pen of SEAT’s chief designer, Luc Donckerwolke, the estate version of SEAT’s biggest seller is, clearly, created to offer more carrying capacity without compromising on the sporty style that makes the Ibiza ... [more]
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European car sales up for first time since 2011
European car sales up for first time since 2011 Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 6:15 am, Friday, May 17, 2013 MILAN (AP) — The European auto industry may be showing the first signs of a slowdown in its sales free-fall, according to data from the European automaker's ...
Europe car sales break losing streak
Car sales across Europe rose in April for the first time in 18 months, helped by strong demand in the UK and by the early Easter break.
European car sales end losing streak, respite may be brief
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's ailing car market ended a streak of 18 straight months of falling sales, though a number of one-off factors suggested that a sustained recovery will be harder to achieve. ...
Glimmer of hope for EU car sales
The latest data shows European car sales grew in April for the first time since September 2011.
Car sales fall 10 percent in April: industry body
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Car sales in India fell an annual 10 percent in April, an industry body said on Friday, beginning a new financial year on the same sour note that saw annual sales fall last year for the first time in a decade.
But car sales down 10% in April, for sixth month in a row
New Delhi, May 10 (PTI): Car sales in India fell for the sixth month in a row in April, the longest stretch of falling sales since industry body SIAM started collating data in 1997-1998, as weak consumer sentiments, high interest costs and other macro-economic factors continued to hurt demand.
European car sales rise slightly in April
In April, for the first time in' months, monthly new auto registrations in Europe increased.
Car sales break losing streak in Europe
Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler AG, presents the new S-Klasse car in Hamburg. (AFP)
Europe Car Sales Post First Gain in 19 Months on Germany
European car sales rose for the first time in 19 months, on gains in the U.K. and a rebound in Germany, amid signs that governments may take measures to stem a contraction in the economy of the countries using the euro.
Europe’s car sales decline reversed by boom in the UK
Europe’s struggling car industry ended a dire 18-month run of declining sales in April thanks to booming sales in the UK, figures showed today.
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