Seat’s de Meo probably in talks with Renault, says Herbert Diess

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Herbert Diess, chief executive of Volkswagen, stated Luca de Meo, who stepped down as chief executive of the German automaker’s Spanish Seat brand this month, was probably in talks with French automaker Renault. The Italian-born de Meo was a chairman of Seat’s executive committee for four years, supervising a resurgence in the Barcelona-based company’s sales […]

Volkswagen’s Seat delays naming new model following Catalonia crisis

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With the Spanish media concentrated on the political crisis concerning Catalonia, Volkswagen‘s Spanish division Seat has chosen to delay announcing the name of its upcoming model. Seat, based in Martorell in Catalonia, was prepared to reveal the name of its 2018 sport-utility vehicle (SUV) this month, about a year before the 7-seat model’s launch. However […]