Audi Hungaria makes fewer engines, more vehicles in 2021

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Engine output of the local unit of German carmaker Audi fell in 2021 while the plant's vehicle output increased, the company said on Tuesday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Engine output declined by 40,832 to 1,620,767 while vehicle output increased by 15,858 to 171,015.

Audi Hungaria produced 96,976 electric motors, 9,633 more than in 2020. It made 158,457 three-cylinder and 735,857 four-cylinder petrol engines; 259,898 four-cylinder diesel engines; 12,155 five-cylinder Otto-cycle engines; 257,087 six-cylinder petrol and 96,162 diesel engines; and 4,175 of eight- and ten-cylinder engines.

Vehicle output comprised 102,833 Audi Q3 models, 59,693 Audi Q3 Sportbacks, 6,534 TT Coupes and 1,955 TT Roadsters. The Q3 and Q3 Sportback models included 20,957 plug-in hybrid models. 

Audi Hungaria's headcount stood at 11,983 at year-end, 243 fewer people than at the end of 2020.

Chairman of the board Alfons Dintner said the whole of last year was marked by the coronavirus pandemic and uncertainties caused by the global chip shortage.

In 2020, Audi Hungaria had revenue of EUR 7.518bn.

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