DIANA – a pilot project that explores the possibilities offered by autonomous cars for intelligent urban mobility

In Roman mythology, Diana was the goddess of the hunt, patroness of nature and the Moon. Always depicted with her bow and arrows, this protector watched over the forests and all life that was born in them. Today, her arrows point the way to the mobility of the future. Her name has been given to a pilot project for an autonomous car pioneered by Seat S.A. engineers in collaboration with the automotive Technology Centre of Galicia (Centro Tecnolóxico de Automoción de Galicia, CTAG). The DIANA project is also part of the Seat S.A. Innova platform, a space that promotes continuous innovation in all areas of the company, fostering new ways of working based on co-creation and the start-up model.

Seat will launch two all-electric vehicles to the market by 2025

Seat announced today that it will launch an urban electric vehicle on the market in 2025. With this car, the company will enter a segment of around 20-25,000 euros, essential to make electromobility accessible to the masses and hit the Green Deal targets. The production plant where this vehicle will be manufactured will be announced in the coming months. The CUPRA Tavascan will join the brand’s range in 2024. The urban electric vehicle will be launched on the market in 2025.

Barça players are now driving their own versions of the CUPRA models

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fter exploring the world of CUPRA and configuring their own versions of the brand’s models, the FC Barcelona players have received their personalised vehicles at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. The club’s official automotive and mobility partner delivered the Barça players their new cars at an event attended by 16 of the club’s footballers, with the participation of CUPRA Director of Strategy, Business Development and Operations, Antonino Labate.

Spain could evolve into an e-mobility centre of Europe

With the second largest automotive production industry in Europe, Spain owns a large responsibility in reaching the targets of the European Green Deal by 2030. Therefore, it would be crucial that Spain accelerate the creation of the electric vehicle ecosystem, stimulate demand and develop public recharging infrastructure. Thus, a future common vision includes local production of small electric vehicles in the Martorell factory, as well as the local production of battery cells and battery modules.