One of the most popular cars out in the market are BMWs. They make their cars in Germany making them one of the few German cars on the market. What most people don’t know is that there’s a lot of history behind them. BMW originally started out as BFW, which stood for Bayerische Flugzeugwerke. Bayerische Flugzeugwerke translated from German meant Bevarian Aircraft. However if it weren’t for the Treaty of Versailles, BMW might have continued being an aircraft company. The treaty of Versaille banned the company from producing warcrafts. That pushed BMW to start producing motor vehicles and later on to motorcycles. Afterwards they renamed their company to BMW which stood for Bayerische Motoren Werke. Roughly translated, BMW stood for Bavarian Motor Work in German.
Who Founded BMW?
BMW was founded by Franz Joseph Popp, Karl Rapp, Camillogastiogline in 1916. However, now the company is owned by the Quandit family.
Facts About BMWs
The headquarters of BMW, is actually modeled after their own car engine. An Austrian architect paid homage to BMW by designing their office as a four cylinder office. This gives their office an unique look compared to other headquarters.
Another fact about BMWs is that they produce Rolls Royces and Mini Coopers, extending their luxury brand to those brands.
BMW OEM parts are crafted by craftsmen to ensure that BMWs can operate like newer engines. They keep on top of their latest technologies by installing newer parts with their newer models. With buying original equipment manufacturer parts, the car will also last longer compared to buying copied products.
Their logo was made to honor the German city of Bavaria. They created the logo in the image of the Bavarian flag, which happens to be blue and white. Although people think their logo represents a propeller, it existed before they came out with a propeller.
BMWs produced the fastest motorcycle in the world which ran at 173 miles per hour.
In BMW’s history, they were supposed to produce a car with Lamborghini. Ultimately, BMW refused to work with Lamborghini because they refused to make parts for a small number of cars. This left the project to be unfinished.
When BMW was facing a close bankruptcy, Mercedes wanted to buy them. However, they managed to get themselves back in the market and refused to be bought out by Mercedes.
BMW also provides BMW accessories and designs the interior of Singapore Air First Class flights. Despite being banned from making plane parts, BMW can produce plane parts commercially.
Nearly all their cars have front facing grills. The front facing grills of the car are referred to as “kidney grills” and are a staple of their cars.
Currently, their market rate is rising in Europe and Asia. This included not only their original cars, but also included their Rolls Royce cars and Mini Coopers as well.
They continue to be one of the leading luxury car manufacturers all over the world.
They continue to produce many accessories, ranging from interior designs to technology accessories. Their technology accessories includes bluetooth enabled technology. It also includes chargeable ports that can be attached to the inside of the car.
The interior accessories range from carpets, rugs and seat covers. This also includes bags for the back of the car as well as luggage compartments. BMW offers many products to include in any of their cars’ interior.
Depending on the make of the car, they also offer plenty of newer GPS technologies for easier navigation.
They keep up with the latest technologies, ensuring that they are not left behind in the market and keep up with the latest trends.
They will always be known as a company that equates to luxury, which is why they keep their accessories, oem parts, and overall look up to date. They make sure that when people see the BMW symbol, that it lives up to its name and history.