SEAT S.A. is the only company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets cars in Spain. A member of the Volkswagen Group, the multinational has its headquarters in Martorell (Barcelona), sells vehicles under the CUPRA and SEAT brands, while SEAT MÓ is the business unit that covers urban mobility products and solutions.
SEAT S.A. exports more than 80% of its vehicles, and is present in 75 countries. The company employs over 15,000 professionals and has three production centres – Barcelona, El Prat de Llobregat and Martorell, where it manufactures the SEAT Ibiza, SEAT Arona, Leon family and the CUPRA Formentor. Additionally, SEAT S.A. produces the Ateca in the Czech Republic, the SEAT Tarraco in Germany and the SEAT Alhambra in Portugal. The company also has the SEAT:CODE software development centre, located in Barcelona.
SEAT S.A. will invest 5 billion euros through to 2025 to develop new models for the two commercial brands, SEAT and CUPRA, and to electrify the range. The company aims to play a relevant role in the electrification of urban electric vehicles, with a special focus on the transformation of the Spanish automotive industry.
Within TREASURE, SEAT will contribute with its expertise analyzing valuable car parts, being task coordinator in WP3. Since 2017, SEAT has been researching the metal composition of several SEAT models, for identifying the most valuable car parts in terms of strategic metal content. The developed methodology, using Thermodynamic Rarity as resource use indicator, will be applied in TREASURE, for feeding the IT tool.