Vehicles of the brand Seat will take to the streets and roads of China from 2021 onwards, with engines power. Volkswagen group and the asian manufacturer JAC have confirmed today the memorandum of understanding signed in July to develop electric mobility in the asian country. In that partnership, Seat will have a primary role, especially because it will be his re-entry into the chinese market, after the unsuccessful adventure of two years (between 2012 and 2014).
The society that arises from the alliance between the consortia of German and chinese, JAC, Volkswagen, will be in charge of introducing the models of the Seat in the country, which probably will assemble there to avoid the heavy burden aranzelaria of the import. The agreement signed today will begin to take shape at the end of this year, with the construction of a research Betgram and development center, which will specialize in the areas of connectivity and driving autonomously. Seat will lead the project.
The president of Volkswagen Group, Herbert Diess, and An Jin, president of JAC have signed today in Madrid the agreement. Have done taking advantage of the visit to Spain of chinese president, Ji Jingping, who has held today a meeting with his Spanish counterpart, Pedro Sánchez.
"This agreement allows us to move forward in the strategic development to introduce the brand Seat in China", has stated in a press release the president of Seat, Luca de Meo, who has emphasized the importance of that agreement because "China is the market leader in the electric vehicle".
china is, by now, the wager of Seat for you to land in the electric vehicle. The Spanish brand does not have any engines of this type in the emrcado and has been focused up to now on the hybrid gas. In any case, the press release warns that the vehicles are developed in China "will respond to the needs of electric mobility the chinese customers", so that ruled out that these models are able to reach Europe.