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.
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