Tag Archive: SEAT

How do you manage 16 million parts daily?

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The new Control Tower will manage the location in real time of the more than 16 million parts needed in SEAT Martorell every day to make 2,300 carsThanks to this new system, customers can reconfigure their vehicles even after placing their orderThe Control Tower has been shortlisted for the SEAT Innovation Day, which single out the company's most innovative, employee-driven projects A videowall divided into different screens displaying constantly updated numbers, graphs, maps with itineraries, codes… It looks like the control tower at an airport, but it isn't. It's the SEAT Control Tower in its Logistics Centre, a new system…

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Every color of the rainbow

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The automotive sector is experiencing a constant revolution that goes from electric mobility to digitalisation, but there is still a special moment at the time of buying a vehicle that has not changed - when people choose the colour of their future car. But what lies behind a choice that thousands of customers make every day all over the world?The automotive sector is experiencing a constant revolution that goes from electric mobility to digitalisation, but there is still a special moment at the time of buying a vehicle that has not changed - when people choose the colour of their…

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This is how you design a 100% electric concept car

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The electric car is now the present of the automotive industry. Its breakthrough is bringing about changes in the entire development and production process of a car, beginning with its design. Which elements are eliminated? How can you increase range through design? We find the answers in the design of CUPRA's new concept car, the wholly electric Tavascan SUV coupe. The electric vehicle is now a reality that is transforming every area in the automotive sector, such as designAerodynamics is a key factor in achieving more range, and unnecessary elements like ventilation grilles are done away withDespite the differences, attention…

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Holiday in Tuscany for 15 euros

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We have seen it in dozens of films. Its sunlight over the hills, vineyards and cypress groves and its characteristic medieval villages make Tuscany a unique setting. But people can go from fiction to reality for less than the price of two cinema tickets and drive through this stunning landscape in a car fuelled with compressed natural gas (CNG). 360 kilometres from the Renaissance city of Florence to the natural paradise of the Lagoon of Orbetello and only 15 euros on fuel for an unforgettable trip. A room with a view: This classic British film gave us an open window look…

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The master stroke

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Fernando Belasteguín, first-ranked world padel champion for 16 straight years and CUPRA ambassador, faces one of the biggest challenges of his career36 metres high, a 70X50 cm target and a swing executed with pinpoint accuracyThe CUPRA Ateca, the best ally for a feat worthy of a sports legend Martorell, 30/07/2019. – Six o'clock in the evening, Barcelona. Fernando Belasteguín, better known as “Bela“, is getting ready for one of the most difficult shots in his sports career. Although he is a padel legend, for 16 consecutive years the longest standing number 1 ranked player in the world, he still admits that “when…

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SEAT and Grupo Sesé link up via drone.

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The SEAT factory in Martorell is the first Spanish plant to receive components via drone delivery. In collaboration with Grupo Sesé, the Spanish carmaker has a pioneering service connecting Sesé’s logistics centre in Abrera with the SEAT factory in Martorell using drones. The first parts delivery service between two production plants in Spain by drone was officially made today, and from now on will continue with deliveries of steering wheels and airbags to the SEAT assembly lines. The pilot project is being carried out under the supervision of the Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency (AESA) and will go forward…

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A temperature difference of 100 degrees

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From the snow and ice of Lapland to the desert sand of the Sahara, with a temperature difference that goes from -50 to 50 degrees. During the testing phase of a new model, cars are exposed to the most extreme climates to verify their performance at different temperatures and on various surfaces. The goal is to ensure that the vehicles adapt to all kinds of situations. But is driving really that different at such a large temperature span? Similarities Grip: Such different surfaces as snow and sand have something in common - very low tyre grip. “It's essential that he car is…

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Tips for carefree driving this summer

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Europe is preparing for the first heatwave of summer. Sunshine, free time and dozens of trips to the beach or swimming pool. Many of these take only a few minutes, but road safety experts warn of the dangers of these short trips, especially due to driver complacency. Several typical summer habits should be avoided because they are risky and could also lead to fines. Below are seven tips for carefree summer driving. No flip flops or swimsuits: Typical beachwear is not suitable for driving. For example, not only do flip flops diminish a driver's control of the pedals, but they can…

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Would you know how to tackle a dune?

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100 metres. That is roughly the distance that the SEAT Tarraco has to cover. It does not seem like much, but the challenge becomes more complicated when you throw in a 60 degree slope and tons of soft sand beneath the wheels. How do you get to the top of a mountain of sand without failing in the attempt? Stefan Ilijevic, who is responsible for Pre-development, Patents and Innovation at SEAT, gives us the keys to success.

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Streamlining made easy with a supercomputer

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SEAT uses the most powerful computer in Spain, and the seventh in Europe, to improve the aerodynamics of its carsOptimizing aerodynamics improves safety and reduces consumption and emissionsThe goal of this research is to bring simulation and reality togetherScientists from around the world use the MareNostrum 4 to carry out all kinds of simulations Martorell, 29/05/2019. 40,000 PCs all working at the same time. That is the capacity of the MareNostrum 4 supercomputer, the most powerful in Spain and the seventh in Europe, and it is located in Barcelona, at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). This processing power enables it…

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