The group Volkswagen goes ahead, despite his problems with the Dieselgate, with its investment programme. The last announced affects Spain and Seat fully and is only awarded to the Spanish firm of a new gearbox manufacturing. As reported by the Spanish firm, German conglomerate has entrusted in the good work of Seat components to manufacture exclusive new gearbox MQ281.
This gearbox it will be manual cutting, it will have six relations and is specially designed for installation in models that are developed on the MQB modular platform. As it has release the signature Spanish manufacturing beginning in 2019 and his Cadence would be about 1,800 units daily. However, should be hovering around the 450,000 units annually once production is standardized.
The first model of the Volkswagen Group that you will use this new change will be the Passat. After the German sedan the rest of models of the group will incorporate it, but it is unknown what will be the following lucky. According to Andreas Tostmann, Vice President of production at Seat “the award of this new change is an important recognition of the work and efforts of all the workers, who, in recent years, have shown their determination and have supported the continuous improvement of our processes in Seat components”.
This investment reinforces the confidence that the German conglomerate have in Seat, in the factories in Spain and the workers who are part of your template. Not must forget that already are manufactures the Audi Q3 in the factory of Martorell and that the next generation of the A1 is will make also in our country. In addition to trust, is a very positive impact on the economy of the area, because the Spanish firm employs many families in the region directly or indirectly.
Source – Seat
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