Owning company: Volkswagen Group
SEAT, S.A. is a Spanish automobile manufacturer with its head office in Martorell, Spain. It was founded on May 9, 1950, by the Instituto Nacional de Industria (INI), a state-owned industrial holding company. It is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Volkswagen Group and marketed as a car maker with a youthful sporty profile. The headquarters of SEAT, S.A. are located at SEAT's industrial complex in Martorell near Barcelona, Spain.