THE HISTORY OF BMW
BMW stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke AG. It means Bayerische Motor Company in English. BMW was founded in 1913, one year before the World War I. Firstly it was not a car company. It was an airplane company. In 1945 when the World War II was finished, BMW had to give up producting cars and motorcycles. Until it restarted to product motorcycles, BMW had to product kitchen and garden supplies.
Today, the BMW factories all around the world have got about 107.539 workers.
The BMW company earns about $ 50 Billion per year. It products about 1 million 550 thousand cars per year. Furthermore about 104 thousands motorcycles are producted every year by BMW.
BMW motorcycles are so attractive and quality to the riders.
BMW products the motorcycles ” BMW M ” which are just for motor sports.
The slogan of BMW is: “Sheer Driving Pleasure”
BMW company was founded by Karl Friedrich Rapp in Münich – Germany. The famous BMW Central Building of is still located there.
In the first years, BMW factory used to product only airplanes. In 1928, the BMW company bought the car production company, Fahrzeugtechnik Eisenach AG and after that time BMW started to product cars as well.
The first car – serial production in BMW factory was BMW 3/15 PS. It was firstly produced in 1929.
In 1945 after the World War II, the enemy armed forces broke down the factory so BMW start to product only cheap motorcycles in 1948.
Almost nobody knows but BMW had to product kitchen and garden supplies till 1948 in which year it again succeded to product BMW motorcyles.
In 1950’s BMW factories restarted to product the BMW cars but unfortunately these cars could not be sold so well.
In 1960’s, BMW started to product sport ceding and sport compact BMW models and again these BMW cars started to be sold so successfully.
Since BMW firstly producted airplanes, the blue part of BMW logo is referred to the sky and the white part of it is referred to the airplane propeller.
What do you think about BMW?
In your opinion which car company is better? BMW or Mercedes?
Would you like to buy a BMW or do you already have a BMW?
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