The ceremony was attended by Hungarian Prime Minister Vikttor Orbán, the mayor of Kesckemét, and the state secretary of the National Economy Ministry.
The 500,000th passenger car from Kecskemét is a cosmos black CLA, which is going to a Hungarian customer.
The Kecskemét site is currently investing 15 million euros in an innovative logistics concept.
"We are planning to further develop the location on a continuous basis. Currently, 15 million euros are invested in an innovative logistic concept”, said Christian Wolff, who has been CEO and site manager of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft. since 1 January 2016.
The Kecskemét plant opened on March 29, 2012 and currently has a headcount of approximately 4,000. Last year, the plant Kecskemét produced over 183,000 passenger cars.