Daimler Hungary base increases output by one-third
The Hungarian unit of German carmaker Daimler in Kecskemét, central Hungary, increased output by more than one-third to 150,000 cars last year, managing director of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Thomas Geier said today at a press conference held jointly with importer Mercedes-Benz Hungária.
The plant has turned out more than 300,000 cars since it set up operations in 2012, Geier said adding that a third shift was introduced at the plant last spring, while headcount rose to 4,000 from 3,200 during the year.
Ekkehard Philipp, CFO of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary, said revenue increased to €2.8 bln in 2014 from €2.1 bln in the previous year.
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.