MADRID – Spanish auto maker’s SEAT move into China has not been met with much luck. Just a few months after landing in the buoyant Chinese market, new-vehicle demand slowed significantly and SEAT struggled to get off the ground. Shipments of its Leon model to China totaled only 3,500 units last year. And although dealers sold them all, they had to do so at cut-rate prices, with discounts reportedly exceeding 20%. SEAT likely entered the market thinking added sales there ...

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