2013 has been a great year for SEAT with worldwide sales increasing by 10.6 per cent over 2012, with 355,000 vehicles delivered. Europe has seen the main growth for the brand with a 9.4 per cent increase in sales. The Leon is the key to this growth, an impressive 102,000 units have been sold worldwide. SEAT Chairman Jürgen Stackmann commented “the company is having sales momentum, particularly in Europe, where SEAT is growing faster than the competition in a contracting market”. Sales and Marketing Vice-President Dr. Andreas Offermann highlighted “the increase in market share in the world’s main regions where the brand is present”.