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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 | just-auto.com 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 | just-auto.com 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.


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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.


Hungary plant starts on Merc A-class

14 May 2018 | Graeme Roberts

A second Mercedes-Benz plant has started redesigned A-class production.


Thyssenkrupp adds a plant in Hungary

2 Mar 2018 | Dave Leggett

Thyssenkrupp says it has opened a further automotive components plant in Hungary today.


Continental plans new Hungarian plant

23 Feb 2018 | Dave Leggett

Continental has announced the construction of a new manufacturing plant in Hungary to expand its automotive electronics production footprint.


Hungary powers on with 220 new Valeo jobs

14 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

Valeo Auto-Electric Magyarország is expanding its manufacturing and R&D complex in Veszprém, Hungary, with a EUR60m (US$71m) greenfield project creating 220 new jobs.


Hungary eyes Ukraine to address labour shortage

11 Dec 2017 | Simon Warburton

Hungary is attempting to alleviate part of the "huge competition" for labour in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by trying to attract workers from Ukraine.



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