History of AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt.
|1993||AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. is founded as a 100-percent subsidiary of AUDI AG.|
|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 the crankshaft and con-rod processing line. Start of automobile assembly with the Audi TT Coupe.|
|1999||Series start of assembly of the Audi TT Roadster models.|
|2000||Start of production of diesel engines with unit injector technology.|
|2001||Opening of the Engine Development Center.|
Assembly of the Audi A3/Audi S3 models begins in Győr, produced through 2003.
|2005||June 2005: the ten-millionth engine from Győr.|
The Audi Hungaria toolmaking shop begins operation.
|2007||Start of production of the Audi A3 Cabriolet. Start of series 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 start-up center.|
Start of series production of the Audi RS 3 Sportback.
|2011||April 2011: production of the 20-millionth engine in Győr.|
July 2011: cornerstone laid for plant expansion
|2012||May 2012: topping-out ceremony for the new automobile plant|
Nov. 2012: start of production of the new 1.2- and 1.4-liter four-cylinder engines
|2013||Audi Hungaria opens the expanded plant in June 2013. Series production of the Audi A3 Sedan and the A3 Cabriolet begins at that same time.|
Sept. 2013: the company hires its 10,000th employee.
Nov. 2013 a double jubilee: 500,000th Audi TT with the 25-millionth engine drives off the assembly line.
|2014||Start of series production of the new Audi TT Coupe and the new Audi TT Roadster.|
Sept. 2014: 100,000th car with full depth of manufacturing from the new automobile plant.
New laboratory in the professorship for complete vehicle development for Audi Hungaria and Széchenyi István University.
Nov. 2014: establishment of a fifth professorship at Széchenyi István University.
January 2015: Establishment of the Audi Hungaria Faculty for Automotive Engineering at Széchenyi István University.
February 2015: new machining training workshop at the Project and Training Center (PTC)
May 2015: Expansion of the Engine Development Center
Sept. 2015: new logistics center and new building for the Audi Hungaria School.
Dec. 2015: 300,000th car from the automobile plant.
Announcement that the Audi Q3 will be built in Győr.
Start of construction of an 80,000-square meter (861,112.8 sq ft) body shop.
Announcement that electric motors for the Audi Group’s e-models will be built in Győr beginning in 2018.
The 30-millionth engine is installed in the one-millionth car, an Audi TT RS.