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VW's Seat brand will add SUV in 2016

March 26, 2014 13:27 CET
Volkswagen Group will add a compact SUV to its Seat division's lineup in 2016 to win new customers and accelerate a turnaround at VW's only unprofitable unit.... Read More »


VW rethinks Skoda and Seat strategy in mass-market struggle

March 6, 2014 10:51 CET
Volkswagen Group is striking out in a new direction to boost the image and appeal of its Skoda and Seat brands, moving Skoda more upmarket while refocusing Seat on Europe after a failed China export strategy.... Read More »



Seat goes large with Leon ST

Feb. 13, 2014 06:15 CET
Seat is hoping to win new customers to its compact Leon range with the arrival of the Sports Tourer, the first wagon variant in the lineup.... Read More »



Seat boss bullish on brand's surge in Europe

Jan. 7, 2014 06:15 CET
Seat President Juergen Stackmann is bullish on growth in Europe, where the Spanish carmaker does 80 percent of its business. To benefit from a forecast upswing in European demand this year, Stackmann is concentrating on extending Seat's product portfolio.... Read More »


VW may build Seat SUV at Skoda plant

Dec. 13, 2013 09:30 CET
VW Group may build an SUV for Spanish brand Seat at a Skoda plant in the Czech Republic, company sources say. Seat lacks an entry in the booming segment.... Read More »


VW targets profit boost amid uncertainty on Europe's recovery

Sept. 12, 2013 10:11 CET
Volkswagen plans to boost profitability at its mass-market brands by seeking higher profit margins through expansion outside Europe and a wider sharing of parts to cut costs.... Read More »


Seat CEO Stackmann makes Europe his No. 1 priority

July 23, 2013 13:39 CET
VW Group's Seat unit will focus on Europe to increase sales, the brand's new CEO, Juergen Stackmann, said. Previously Seat had sought to expand in developing markets such as China.... Read More »


VW names global marketing boss

July 16, 2013 06:01 CET
Volkswagen named its UK chief, Simon Thomas, as head of global marketing for group and core VW brand. Thomas is a former head of sales and marketing at Nissan Europe.... Read More »


VW continues shake-up at Seat with appointment of new sales chief

June 20, 2013 12:46 CET
Volkswagen continues an executive shake-up in Seat's top management with the appointment of a new sales and marketing chief.... Read More »



Will VW give new Seat boss time to succeed?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 26, 2013
Juergen Stackmann, new boss of VW's Seat brand, must discover what the ailing brand really stands for.... Read More »


VW exec Muir will move to top sales post from Seat, report says

April 23, 2013 06:01 CET
VW executive James Muir, who is being replaced as head of the struggling Seat brand, will get a top sales job with VW Group, a report said.... Read More »


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