GERMANY IN the HEAD – In 2019, for the second year in a row, the Seat has set a new record for sales: delivered 574.708 cars, 10.9% more than in 2018. The large part has been marked in Germany, where the Spanish house has reached the 132.537 registrations (16.1% more than in 2018), which confirmed the first market in the world in front of Spain, with a 107.954 car (0.2%), and the United Kingdom, grew by 9.5% to 68.822 new car registrations. Positive even the numbers of the production: 592.019 cars manufactured, 12.1% more than in 2018. Of these, 500.005 were produced in the system, Catalan Martorell.
The LAST YEAR OF DE MEO – These data, as announced in the course of the presentation of the budget of 2019, are the couple with those relating to turnover, grew by 11.7% to usd 11.16 billion euros. Also positive was the profit calculated after taxes: reached 346 million euros, 17.5% higher compared with 294 million in 2018, reflecting the excellent work done by the Italian manager Luca De Meo, the guide of the manufacturer Spanish until January 7, 2020, when they have been announced the resignation (from July 1, 2020 will be at the head of the Renault Group). In the light of the results, the Spanish house wanted to give a bonus of 1.550 euro to its 14.663 employees and has decided to finance the investment programme with 1.26 billion euros, the highest figure of his story, which will for the most part, to support research and development (stations 705 million).
2020 DIFFICULT – The Spanish house has not wanted to provide you with estimates for 2020, when aware of the impact that the coronavirus and the health emergency will have on production and deliveries. The Seat, however, has confirmed that in 2020 and 2021 will arrive between 5 cars, hybrid and electric vehicles: the plug-in Seat Leon and Tarraco, the electric el-Born and plug in Cupra Leon and Formentor.