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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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ZalaZone selects AB Dynamics for Hungary test equipment

5 Aug 2020 | Simon Warburton

ZalaZone test facility in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary, has selected AB Dynamics as the exclusive supplier of automotive testing equipment for use at the 265-hectare site.


BYD delivers ten eBuses to city of Pecs

3 Aug 2020 | Simon Warburton

BYD has completed a delivery of ten eBuses to public transport operator, Tüke Busz Zrt, in the southern Hungarian city of Pécs.


BYD donates 100 facemasks to Hungary

1 May 2020 | Simon Warburton

BYD has donated 100,000 facemasks to Hungary.


SEG Automotive starts on second Hungarian factory

25 Feb 2020 | Graeme Roberts

SEG Automotive, once the starter motor and generator unit of Bosch till sold to Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery Group in 2018, is building a second plant in Hungary as auto industry investment continues to pour into the country.


EIB EUR20m backing for Ames Hungary and Spain expansion

16 Jan 2020 | Simon Warburton

Europe's Investment Bank (EIB) is to finance the innovation strategy of Ames Group, a company which manufactures sintered components primarily for the automotive industry. 


CEE - CASE trends can cross transport sectors - Yanfeng

5 Dec 2019 | Simon Warburton

Yanfeng says some of its interior concepts can be applied across many disciplines as the supplier looks to take advantage of megatrends, which will see CASE concepts rapidly take centre stage in future years.


CEE - Continental sees megatrends business opportunity

5 Dec 2019 | Simon Warburton

Continental Automotive Serbia says its future may lie increasingly with developing solutions as megatrends shift the way component makers view business opportunities.


CEE - Visegrad 4 address volume falls - Continental Hungary

5 Dec 2019 | Simon Warburton

Continental Hungary says all Visegrad 4 countries are facing similar challenges as suppliers and OEMs address higher wages and volume pressure.


CEE - frictionless trade key post Brexit - JLR

26 Nov 2019 | Simon Warburton

Jaguar Land Rover says frictionless trade and free movement of labour is key to a post-Brexit environment in the UK.


CEE - workforce pressure still driving wages - Continental

26 Nov 2019 | Simon Warburton

Pressure on workforce availability continues to drive significant wage rises of up to 100% in Hungary and other Visegrad 4 countries, says Continental, as continued interest from suppliers and OEMs in the region sees salaries remain competitive.



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