German carmaker Audi has added 900 new jobs at its base in the Hungarian city of Győr in the past eight months, bringing headcount at the plant to 7,000 on Tuesday, Audi Hungária told MTI.
About 200 of the new hires have higher education degrees and will work in the new plant at the base. About 80 manual laborer have been hired to work in the new plant since summer.
By 2013, Audi Hungária will make 2,100 new hires.
Audi laid the cornerstone of a €900 million expansion in Győr in July. The expansion is to raise output at the base in Győr to 125,000 cars a year from 2013.