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SEAT, S.A. is a Spanish automobile manufacturer with its head office in Martorell, Spain. It was founded on May 9, 1950, by the Instituto Nacional de Industria (INI), a Spanish state-owned industrial holding company. It quickly became the largest supplier of cars in Spain. In 1986 the Spanish government sold SEAT to the German Volkswagen Group of which it remains a wholly owned subsidiary.
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Instituto Nacional de Industria
SEAT, S.a. is a Spanish auto maker with its head office in Martorell, Spain. It was established on May 9, 1950, by the Instituto Nacional de Industria (INI), a state-claimed mechanical holding organization.It is presently a wholly possessed subsidiary of the German Volkswagen Group, as a part of the now-old Audi Brand Group, together with Audi and Lamborghini, and advertised as an auto creator with a young energetic profile. Inside the Volkswagen Group and under the Audi Brand Group, the SEAT brand itself has been created as a gathering with subsidiary organizations (SEAT Group) and ‘SEAT, S.a.’ as the guardian organization.
The central station of SEAT, S.a. are placed at SEAT’s mechanical mind boggling in Martorell close Barcelona, Spain. By 2000 yearly preparation crested at in excess of 500,000 units; in aggregate up to 2006, in excess of 16 million autos have been processed including more than 6 million from the Martorell plant, with 75% of the yearly handling being traded to in excess of seventy nations around the world.
The name SEAT awhile ago remained for the acronym Sociedad Espanola de Automóviles de Turismo (Spanish Touring Car Company, in English).