SEAT is to launch six electric and plug-in hybrid models by early 2021. The electric version of the Mii and el-Born will be its first two fully electric models. The new generation Leon and the Tarraco will feature a plug-in hybrid version.
It also announced that – for the first time in the company’s – it will develop a new vehicle platform in collaboration with the Volkswagen brand. The goal of the new platform is to develop affordable electric vehicles.
Volkswagen AG CEO Dr. Herbert Diess – who attended the presentation of SEAT’s annual results – said: “The small electric platform project is a great step towards an even more affordable electric mobility. SEAT will realize the first electric vehicle that is especially designed for urban journeys.”
SEAT’s CEO, Luca de Meo, stated “SEAT now has a clearer role in the Volkswagen Group, and thanks to the results obtained, we have earned the new electric vehicle platform. For the first time, the SEAT Technical Centre will be developing a platform that may be used by more brands around the globe.”
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