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CNG-powered SEAT vehicle hand-over to Port of Barcelona to promote technology

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December 12, 2013 AT 9:33 AM
SEAT has handed over a vehicle running on compressed natural gas (CNG) to the Port of Barcelona, to promote the use of this new technology. The hand-over, the first concerning a vehicle of this nature to an institution, has been formalised in the presence of Joan Colldecarrera, Deputy President of the Port, and André Koropp, Automotive Institutions Manager at SEAT. This vehicle hand-over is the result of an agreement between the Port of Barcelona and SEAT. The car is a SEAT Mii Ecofuel, equipped with two CNG tanks with a total capacity of 11kgs supplying an Otto-cycle engine, and offering a range of 380 kilometres in gas-mode. Additionally, it has another 10-litre 95-octane premium petrol tank used as back-up when the gas supply runs out. All in all, the SEAT Mii Ecofuel has a range of 600 kilometres.