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Cars made in Hungary since 1945

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BUDAPEST, Hungary, 15 September- The Auto Channel was the first international media to feature Hungarian-made microcars. It was a story published in 1995, which made the world aware of such tiny creations as the Alba Regia and the Balaton.

Now Pal Negyesi, the original author of that article, who kept researching the topic came up with a 35-page booklet which is available through the Amazon Kindle store.

Titled "Cars made in Hungary since 1945" this e-book deals with passenger cars made in Hungary between 1945-1990. True, there were not too many of those, as Ikarus buses, Csepel trucks were made in bigger quantities, but the detailed stories on such cars as the Sigma, Festival, Alba Regia, Suranyi and many more gives a fascinating insight on how people tried to create individual transportation behind the Iron Curtain.

From the table of contents: - Preface, including a few words on pre-2nd World War Hungarian carmakers - Story of Pente - Offical Hungarian microcar program, including Alba Regia, Balaton and the Úttörő - Prototypes from the 1980s, including Tecoplan Leo, Arsenal, Sigma, Borbála and cars by HICOX - A lot of home-made cars

You can find this e-book on Amazon or if you're interested in a PDF version, you can send US$1.4 via PayPal to and Pal will be happy to send you the download link.