Hungary was never renowned for its automobile industry. Passenger-car production never succeeded here because of the size of the market. Commercial vehicles had much better luck, even in the 1910s and 1920s.
From the 1960s to the 1980s, Ikarus buses and Csepel trucks were quite popular in the developing world and all over the Soviet Union and its allies. Nevertheless, in the 1940s and 1950s, there were attempts to change this situation. The Weirdly Awesome Microcars Of Hungary.