Audi Hungaria celebrates start of production in new automobile factory
- Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn and Audi CEO Stadler open car plant in Györ
- With the A3 Sedan, an Audi is completely produced in Hungary for the first time
- Each year, the plant will produce approximately 125,000 automobiles
AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. is starting a new chapter in its 20-year history this Wednesday. The CEO of the Volkswagen Group, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, and the CEO of the Audi Group, Rupert Stadler, have given the official starting signal for series production of the Audi A3 Sedan together with Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Within two years, Audi constructed a complete production plant complete with press shop, body shop, paint shop and assembly lines, covering floor space of more than two million square meters at its site in Györ. The company invested a total of more than €900 million in infrastructure, buildings and innovative production equipment.