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What you need to know about BMW

BMW is a German multinational company which produces Luxury vehicles and motorcycles, created in 1917 from the Munich Firm Rap-Mortorewerke.The company was incorporated into Knorr-Bremse AG in 1920 before being re founded as BMW AG in 1922. It was the successor of Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG, founded in 1916.

The BMW name stands for Bayerische Motoren Werkse GMBH.

Owner: Stefan Quandt(29%); Susanne Klatten(21%); Public Float(50%). Production output: Over 2,564,025 vehicles. Products: Cars,Motorcycles. Founders: Camillo Castigioni; Franz Josef Popp; Karl Rapp.

As BMW itself put it, the BMW is "The Ultimate Driving Machine". Whether or not that's entirely true, many consumers seem to agree today. BMW's 3 series was the #2 best-selling Luxury car in America in 2017.

The first BMW small car was built under license from the Austin Motor Company in 1929, but was superseded by the company's own designs in 1932. BMW became an automobile manufacturer in 1928 by purchasing the company known as Fahrzeug Fabrik Eisenach.

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BMW Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG Bayerische Motoren Werkse Camillo Castigioni Karl Rapp

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