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FOCUS: The Hungarian auto market

24 Sep 2010 | Chris Brook-Carter

Volkswagen unit Audi AG has announced plans to invest almost EUR900m in its Hungarian operations during the next three years, as it expands its production plant in Gyor. just-auto, with the help of Business Monitor International, takes the opportunity to look deeper into the Hungarian auto market.

FEATURE: Magyar Suzuki holds its own in tough market

3 Jun 2009 | editorial team

Despite the global downturn in sales Magyar Suzuki in Hungary still produced a record number of vehicles last year.

ANALYSIS: AvtoVAZ - how do you transform a giant?

7 Dec 2007 | editorial team

With General Motors confirming its intention to have a stake in AvtoVAZ, the Russian carmaker has been thrust well and truly into the limelight, writes Pal Negyesi.

Latest news

Bumchun Precision to build Hungary battery terminal plant

29 Jul 2019 | Simon Warburton

Bumchun Precision is to construct its first plant outside South Korea in Hungary with an investment of EUR40.8m (US$45.3m).

Thyssenkrupp expanding again in Hungary

25 Jul 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Thyssenkrupp is building an engine and electric motor parts plant in Hungary.

SK Innovation invests US$859m in Hungary battery plant

27 Feb 2019 | Simon Warburton

SK Innovation is to invest US$859m in an additional battery plant in Hungary.

Strike continues at Audi Hungary plant

29 Jan 2019 | Dave Leggett

A week-long strike over pay is continuing at Audi's Hungarian plant (Gyor), with signs that there could now be some knock-on effects for manufacturing at Ingolstadt.

BYD delivers maiden electric bus to Hungary

13 Dec 2018 | Simon Warburton

BYD has delivered its first electric bus to Salgotarjan in Hungary following similar orders for Portugal and Denmark.

BMW to build new plant in Hungary

31 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

BMW is to build a new manufacturing facility in Hungary, close to the town of Debrecen.

Audi Hungary begins series production of electric motors for EVs

25 Jul 2018 | Dave Leggett

Audi in Hungary has begun series production of electric motors at its manufacturing site in Gyor. The company says approximately 100 people are employed in the electric motors manufacturing area at present.

Mercedes breaks ground for Hungarian 'full flex' car plant

5 Jun 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars has broken ground for the automaker's first "Full-Flex Plant", in Kecskemét, Hungary, about 90km south of Budapest.

BYD Europe holds first supplier conference

23 May 2018 | Dave Leggett

BYD says its European unit has held its first ever supplier conference at a plant in Hungary. The Chinese (Shenzhen-based) OEM is focused on the electric bus market around the world and is looking to build more buses in Europe.

Autoneum opens Hungary plant

17 May 2018 | Simon Warburton

Autoneum has opened a plant for the manufacture of lightweight components for acoustic and thermal management in Komárom, Hungary.

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