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 Coupe.
|1999||Series start of assembly of the Audi TT Roadster.|
|2000||Start of production of diesel engines with pump-nozzle technology.|
|2001||The engine development center is opened to support engine production with development activities accompanying series production; at the same time, it has unique competencies within the Group (including friction analysis and tribology, engine acoustics and 3D simulation using special methods). |
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 a very special Audi TT, namely a police patrol car. |
A toolmaking department 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 to expand the facility into a full automobile production plant.
|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, series production starts of the Audi A3 Sedan and A3 Cabriolet.
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.
|2014||In July 2014, series production begins of the new Audi TT Coupe and in November of the new Audi TT Roadster. |
In August 2014, the 11,000th employee is recruited.
In September 2014, the 100,000th car is produced with full depth of manufacturing. In the same month, Audi Hungaria and Széchenyi István University together open the new laboratory in the professorship for complete vehicle development.
In November, Audi Hungaria establishes its fifth professorship at Széchenyi István University.