Basic information

Ingolstadt/Győr, 2014-05-22

The history of AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft.

1993
AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. is founded as a 100-percent subsidiary of AUDI AG.
Pre-series production starts in December 1993.

1994
Start of series production of four-cylinder engines;
Official opening of the engine factory.

1997
Start of series production of V6 engines;
Start of series production of V8 engines.

1998
Establishment of a crankshaft and con-rod processing line;
Start of automobile assembly with the Audi TT Coupé*.

1999
Series start of assembly of the Audi TT Roadster*.

2000
Start of production of diesel engines with pump injection technology.

2001
The engine development center is opened to support engine production with development activities accompanying the series production.
Assembly of the models Audi A3* and Audi S3* starts in Győr. These models are assembled at Audi Hungaria until 2003.

2005
In June 2005, the ten-millionth engine is produced at Audi Hungaria. It is installed in an Audi TT* that is specially equipped for use as a police car. A toolmaking division is set up at AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft.

2007
Start of assembly of the Audi A3 Cabriolet*.
Start of production of four-cylinder common-rail diesel engines.
Start of series production of ten-cylinder biturbo engines.

2008 
Start of series production of twelve-cylinder TDI engines.

2010  
Opening of the engine starting center;
Start of assembly of the Audi RS 3 Sportback*;
Decision on expansion of the facility into a full automobile production plantt.

2011
In April, the 20-millionth engine is produced.
In July, the company celebrates the laying of the foundation stone for the plant expansion.
Construction work for the new plant is making good progress.

2012
The company celebrates the topping-out of the new automobile plant in May 2012.
In June 2012, the two-millionth V6 TDI engine is produced.
In November, series production starts of the new 1.2 and 1.4-liter four-cylinder-engines.
In December 2012, the 500,000th V8 TDI engine is produced.

2013
In June 2013, Audi Hungaria opens the expanded plant.
At the same time, the series production of the Audi A3 Sedan and Audi A3 Cabriolet starts.
In September, the company recruits its 10,000th employee.
In November 2013, Audi Hungaria celebrates a double jubilee: the 25-millionth engine leaves the production line in the 500,000th Audi TT.

* The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models mentioned in the text and of all models available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.

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