Volkswagen’s SEAT in Martorell to stop on Monday due to coronavirus

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The major plant of Volkswagen‘s Spanish unit Seat in Martorell near Barcelona will stop operations on Monday for an unknown period of time because of logistical problems associated with the coronavirus epidemic, a company spokesman stated on Friday. Matias Carnero, a union leader at SEAT, informed Reuters the stoppage could last up to six weeks, […]

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 […]