the company has invested more than 7 million euros. Located at the carmaker’s Technical Centre in Martorell, the TCE is being used to develop and test the performance of energy systems for electric and hybrid vehicles from CUPRA, SEAT and SEAT MÓ, as well as other Volkswagen Group brands. The pioneering TCE forms part of the Volkswagen Group’s global R&D network and is the Group’s first such centre in Europe outside Germany, alongside those in China and the United States. The TCE represents a further step in the company’s electrification strategy and is intended to become a key element of SEAT S.A.’s project to lead the electrification of the Spanish automotive industry. The TCE is part of the 5 billion investment plan announced by the company to electrify our vehicles and facilities. Fast Forward plan, through which SEAT SA, together with the Volkswagen Group, aims to turn Spain into a leading European hub for electric mobility. The TCE also aspires to become a space for innovation, collaboration and research, offering training for young people in electric car production.