Mercedes celebrates 500,000th Car Produced In Hungary


The milestone was celebrated at the facility recently, where the country's Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, was present, along with the Mayor of Kecskemet, other state officials and Mercedes-Benz chiefs.

"The Mercedes-Benz plant Kecskemet, together with the lead plant in Rastatt, Germany, makes an important contribution to growth in our compact-car segment. In Kecskemet, with the CLA and CLA Shooting Brake, we produce two models exclusively for the world market", commented Member of the Divisional Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Markus Schafer. 
The plant was opened in Kecskemet on March 29, 2012.

Mercedes-Benz Cars Operations produces vehicles at 26 locations worldwide and it has approximately 70,000 employees. In 2015 alone, 2,059,000 units were assembled, with Mercedes and Smart logos, marking the fifth record in a row. 

Source: Carscoops

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