SEAT is the first car manufacturer to join Alastria, a multi-sector network of over 70 Spanish businesses and institutions developing, testing and collaborating on a blockchain infrastructure. It is already working on a proof-of-concept blockchain project with Telefónica to improve the traceability of parts within the supply chain for its Martorell factory [pictured], as part Read More..
A Volkswagen Group veteran, Christian Vollmer, will take charge of manufacturing operations at Seat starting July 1. Vollmer will become vice-president for production and logistics at the Spanish VW Group brand, leading the management of its three factories at Martorell, El Prat de Llobregat and Barcelona in Spain. He will also promote strategies relating to Read More..
LONDON — Nobody really knows what car buyingÂ will look like in 10 years. Some say online retail will be the future, but others are certain that car showrooms and dealer groups will continue to play a key role. The truth probably lies somewhere in the middle and there are arguments to be made for a Read More..
T-Systems expects to generate about 1 billion euros in annual revenue from cloud-based services by 2015, up 2.5 times from last year. The expected sales represent about one-seventh of total revenue at the business services division of Deutsche Telekom.Â T-Systems had 400 million euros in cloud revenue in 2012. “The trend toward cloud solutions can be Read More..
Seat is getting ready to test two electric prototypes in advance of a full market introduction in 2015. The Spanish carmaker, a member of Germany’s Volkswagen Group, said it will make available for evaluation to government institutions in Catalonia and Madrid early versions of the Seat Altea XL Electric Ecomotive and the Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive. Read More..
Harman said a six-year 1.2 billion dlr infotainment order from Volkswagen group has grown to a total volume 1.6 billion dlrs. The additional business involves providing next-generation scalable premium infotainment solutions for VW group brands Audi, SEAT, Skoda and Volkswagen in Asia. In late 2010, VW announced an infotainment order for VW group cars sold Read More..