SEAT Logo – SEAT SA is a manufacturer of automobiles founded Spanish May 9, 1950 by the Instituto Nacional de Industria (INI), the late state industrial holding company. Today is a company subsidiary of the German Volkswagen Group, along with Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, and Škoda. SEAT is positioned in the market and the Volkswagen Group as a manufacturer with youthful and sporty profile. At the same time within the group, the SEAT brand was developed as a set of subsidiary companies (Group SEAT) being ‘SEAT, SA’ parent company.
The headquarters of SEAT, SA is located in the industrial complex of SEAT in Martorell, near Barcelona, Spain. In 2000, annual vehicle production reached 500,000 units, in total, until 2006, have built more than 16 million cars of which just over 6 million plant in Martorell. Currently, three quarters of the annual production is exported to more than seventy countries around the world. The name SEAT , which originally came from the acronym Spanish Society of Motor cars, was replaced in 1990 by SEAT, SA. More