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German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1917 add

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Founded in 1916.

Countries: (26%), Germany (24%), United Kingdom (12%)

Main connections: BMW i3, BMW 5 Series, BMW M3

Linked to: Austin Motor Company, Ford Motor Company, Husqvarna Motorcycles, Rapp Motorenwerke

 

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1917

BMW was established as a business entity following a restructuring of the Rapp Motorenwerke aircraft manufacturing firm in 1917 add something

 

Rapp Motorenwerke - So, on 21 July 1917, Rapp Motorenwerke GmbH was renamed Bayerische Motorenwerke GmbH. It was thus the first company to bear this name and to use the abbreviation BMW. BMW AG acknowledges this date to be the official beginning of the company we know today


1918

After the end of World War I in 1918, BMW was forced to cease aircraft engine production by the terms of the Versailles Armistice Treaty add something

 

BMW's first significant aircraft engine was the BMW IIIa inline-six liquid-cooled engine of 1918, much preferred for its high-altitude performance add something


1923

BMW has been engaged in motorsport activities since the dawn of the first BMW motorcycle in 1923 add something

 

Their first successful motorcycle, after the failed Helios and Flink, was the "R32" in 1923 add something


1930

With German rearmament in the 1930s, the company again began producing aircraft engines for the Luftwaffe add something


1936

BMW 328 - The "' BMW 328"' is a sports car made by BMW between 1936 and 1940, with the body design credited to Peter Szymanowski, who became BMW chief of design after World War II


1937

BMW 340 - A coupé version, originally launched in 1937 as the BMW 327, was reintroduced after the war and produced in parallel with the 340 until approximately 1955, badged in its final years as the EMW 327


1945

BMW 501 - Production at & BMW's motor car factory in Eisenach restarted in late 1945 with pre-war BMW models


1948

BMW 501 - Eventually, with permission from the U.S. authorities and funding from the banks under which BMW had been put into receivership, they began manufacturing motorcycles in 1948

 

BMW 340 - It was described in 1948 as the first new car model produced in Germany after the war: despite new body panels, under the skin it was a modified version of the BMW 326 with which it shared its engine and wheelbase, and which had originally been commercialised in 1936


1949

BMW 501 - To end Autovelo's continued trademark infringement, the Eisenach branch of BMW was dissolved effective 28 September 1949 and was legally severed as at 11 October


1950

BMW 340 - In November 1950 a judgement of the state court at Düsseldorf threatened to imperil the Eisenach enterprise's access to much prized western convertible currency if the plant continued to sell the 340 as a BMW. It appears that after July 1952 no 340s were sold as BMWs, at least in western markets


1951

BMW 501 - Introduced at the first Frankfurt Motor Show in 1951, the 501 was the first motor car to be manufactured and sold by BMW after the Second World War


1952

BMW 501 - Development issues delayed the start of production until late 1952, and even BMW still did not have equipment for pressing body panels in operation

 

BMW 501 - The "' & BMW 501"' was a luxury saloon car manufactured by BMW from 1952 to 1958


1954

BMW 501 - As well as the saloon version, BMW offered Baur built two-door cabriolet and coupé versions of the 502 in 1954 and 1955

 

MAN Turbo - In 1954, BMW formed "'BMW Studienge-sellschaft für Triebwerkbau GmbH"' as part of West German efforts to resume aircraft engine production

 

BMW 501 - The V8 engine was introduced at the 1954 Geneva Motor Show as the engine of the new BMW 502 saloon car

 

BMW 507 - The & BMW 507 was conceived by US automobile importer Max Hoffman who, in 1954, persuaded the BMW management to produce a roadster version of the BMW 501 and BMW 502 saloons to fill the gap between the expensive Mercedes-Benz 300SL and the cheap and underpowered Triumph and &MG (MG_Cars) sports cars

 

BMW 507 - In November 1954, at Hoffman's insistence, & BMW contracted designer Albrecht von Goertz to design the BMW 503 and the 507


1955

BMW 501 - The Frankfurt Show in 1955 saw the presentation of the BMW 505, a limousine based on the new 3,2 saloon


1956

BMW 507 - The "' & BMW 507"' is a roadster produced by BMW from 1956 to 1959


1958

BMW 501 - The 501 and 502 model designations were discontinued in 1958, when the 501 $V8 (V8_engine) was renamed the BMW 2,6 and the 502 was renamed the 2,6 Luxus

 

BMW 700 - Denzel presented a prototype to BMW's management in July 1958


1959

By the year 1959, the automotive division of BMW was in financial difficulties and a shareholders meeting was held to decide whether to go into liquidation or find a way of carrying on add something

 

BMW 3200 CS - He proposed to & BMW's management to commission Pininfarina to build Flaminia coupe bodies with BMW grilles in order to create a successor to the 503, which had been discontinued in 1959

 

BMW 700 - Production of the BMW 700 Coupe began in August 1959, with the saloon version following in December

 

BMW 700 - The "' & BMW 700"' was a small rear-engined car produced by BMW in various models from August 1959 to November 1965

 

BMW 700 - In December 1959, shareholders blocked a proposal by & BMW's supervisory board to merge BMW into Daimler-Benz


1960

MAN Turbo - In 1960, MAN AG acquired 50 percent of BMW Triebwerkbau GmbH. MAN AG purchased the remainder of the company in 1965, and merged it with MAN Turbomotoren GmbH to form MAN Turbo GmbH.


1965

BMW 700 - Production of the BMW 700 ended in November 1965


1966

BMW acquired the Hans Glas company based in Dingolfing, Germany, in 1966 add something


1968

BMWs have been assembled in South Africa since 1968, when Praetor Monteerders' plant was opened in Rosslyn, near Pretoria add something


1970

BMW M1 - In the late 1970s, Italian manufacturer Lamborghini entered into an agreement with & BMW to build a production racing car in sufficient quantity for homologation, but conflicts arose that prompted BMW to produce the car themselves

 

BMW M5 - The larger, flared front guards on either side featured cooling vents, reminiscent of the 1970s BMW CSL. The wheels were of a standard 19" diameter with quad exhaust pipes to the rear


1972

New Class four-doors with numbers ending in "0" were replaced by the larger BMW 5 Series in 1972 add something

 

The headquarters building, designed in 1972 by Karl Schwanzer has become a European icon, and artist Gerhard Richter created his "Red, Yellow, Blue" series of paintings for the building's lobby add something

 

BMW M1 - The body was designed by Giugiaro, taking inspiration from the 1972 BMW Turbo show car


1975

BMW initially bought shares in the company, before fully acquiring it in 1975; in so doing, the company became "'BMW South Africa"', the first wholly owned subsidiary of BMW to be established outside Germany add something

 

In 1975, Alexander Calder was commissioned to paint the 3,0CSL driven by Hervé Poulain at the 24 Hours of Le Mans add something

 

The 3 Series, a compact executive car manufactured since model year 1975, is currently in its sixth generation ; models include the sport sedan , and fourth generation station wagon , and convertible and third generation coupe add something


1978

BMW M1 - The M1 coupe was hand-built between 1978 and 1981 under the Motorsport division of BMW as a homologation special for sports car racing

 

BMW M1 - The "' & BMW M1"' is a sports car that was produced by German automaker BMW from 1978 to 1981

 

BMW M1 - The result was sold to the public, from 1978 to 1981, as the BMW M1

 

BMW M1 - Originally, & BMW commissioned & Lamborghini to work out the details of the car's chassis, assemble prototypes and manufacture the vehicles, but Lamborghini's financial position meant that BMW reassumed control over the project in April 1978, after seven prototypes were built


1979

BMW M1 - In 1979 the head BMW Motorsport, Jochen Neerpasch, devised a one-make championship using racing modified M1s


1980

Apart from their single-cylinder models , all their motorcycles used this distinctive layout until the early 1980s add something

 

BMW introduced anti-lock brakes on production motorcycles starting in the late 1980s add something

 

Unlike U.S. manufacturers, such as Ford and GM, which divested from the country in the 1980s, BMW retained full ownership of its operations in South Africa add something

 

Formula One - After having virtually disappeared by the early 1980s, factory teams made a comeback in the 1990s and 2000s and formed up to half the grid with Ferrari, Jaguar, BMW, &Renault, Toyota, and Honda either setting up their own teams or buying out existing ones


1982

In 1982, came the K Series, shaft drive but water-cooled and with either three or four cylinders mounted in a straight line from front to back add something


1984

BMW M5 - The first BMW M5, based on the E28 5 Series, made its debut at Amsterdam Motor Show in February 1984


1985

Hartge - In 1985 Hartge was granted manufacture status and all vehicles build from on received a Hartge Motorsport VIN plate in place on the BMW VIN plate


1990

In the early 1990s, BMW updated the airhead Boxer engine which became known as the oilhead add something

 

Some BMWs started using yet another trademark front suspension design, the Telelever, in the early 1990s add something

 

Rolls-Royce Group PLC - In 1990, & BMW and Rolls-Royce established the BMW Rolls-Royce joint venture to produce the BR700 range of engines for regional and corporate jets, including the BR725 powering the Gulfstream G650, which received EASA Type Certification in June 2009

 

BMW 600 - This was & BMW's first use of this suspension system and, with the exception of the BMW M1, it was used on every BMW production automobile until the 1990s


1991

BMW M5 - In 1991, BMW asked two race drivers to design their "ideal" version of the E34 M5

 

De Tomaso - The Guarà is available in coupé and barchetta versions and based on a Maserati competition car from 1991, the Guarà uses Ford and BMW parts in a composite body


1992

In 1992, BMW acquired a large stake in California based industrial design studio DesignworksUSA, which they fully acquired in 1995 add something

 

BMW M5 - In 1992 BMW changed the design to the "M-System II" which did not have as much capability to direct air to the brakes

 

BMW M5 - To celebrate & BMW Motorsport 20th anniversary, BMW had built 20 specially equipped Euro-spec M5s in late 1992


1994

Following the end of apartheid in 1994, and the lowering of import tariffs, BMW South Africa ended local production of the 5-Series and 7-Series, in order to concentrate on production of the 3-Series for the export market add something

 

Pressed Steel Company - When BMW acquired Rover Group in 1994 they became owners of the Swindon pressing plant


1996

The E36 318i made after 1996 has a 1,9 L engine as opposed to the 1,8 L used in the 1992 to 1995 models add something


1997

Since 1997, BMW South Africa has produced vehicles in left-hand drive for export to Taiwan, the United States and Iran, as well as South America add something

 

Audi R8 (race car) - In 1997, sports car racing and especially the Le Mans 24 Hours was popular among factories like BMW, &Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota, Nissan Motors and others


1998

BMW was the principal sponsor of the 1998 "The Art of the Motorcycle" exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and other Guggenheim museums, though the financial relationship between BMW and the Guggenheim was criticised in many quarters add something

 

BMW M Roadster - Using the labeling on the valve cover may prove inaccurate as some early 1998 US M Roadsters shipped with valve covers inscribed with BMW MPower vs. the simple M logo


1999

Annually since 1999, BMW enthusiasts have met in Santa Barbara, CA to attend Bimmerfest add something

 

BMW last used the 's' for the E36 328is, which ceased production in 1999 add something

 

Avtotor - Assembling cars brand BMW began in 1999, the first year 555 cars were produced

 

BMW 328 - In 1999 the BMW 328 was named one of 25 finalists for Car of the Century by a worldwide panel of automotive journalists


2000

By 2000, Rover was incurring huge losses and BMW decided to sell the combine add something

 

The all-wheel drive X5 was BMW's first crossover SUV , based on the 5 series, and is a mid-size luxury SUV sold by BMW since 2000 add something

 

The upscale 2000C and 2000CS coupes were replaced by the six-cylinder BMW E9, introduced in 1969 with the 2800CS. The 1600 two-door was discontinued in 1975, the 2002 replaced by the 320i in 1975 add something

 

Pressed Steel Company - Although BMW disposed of much of Rover Group's assets in 2000, they retained the Swindon pressings plant and set up a subsidiary, "Swindon Pressings Limited" , there in 2000

 

Audi R8 (race car) - Toyota and & BMW went to F1, with BMW at least continuing to race for two years in the ALMS, where the open roadster of Bill Auberlen suffered a "back flip" during the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta in 2000, as the closed-cockpit Porsche of Yannick Dalmas had done in 1998

 

MG Cars - The MG marque passed, along with the Rover marque, to the MG Rover group in May 2000, when BMW "broke up" the Rover Group


2001

BMW, meanwhile, retained the rights to build the new Mini, which was launched in 2001 add something

 

From the summer of 2001 until October 2005, BMW hosted the website, showcasing sporty models being driven to extremes add something


2002

A 2-seater roadster and coupe which succeeded the Z3, the Z4 has been sold since 2002 add something

 

Bangle was known for his radical designs such as the 2002 7-Series and the 2002 Z4 add something

 

In 2002, the oilhead engine had two spark plugs per cylinder add something

 

BMW 1 Series (E87) - The 1 Series Coupé was marketed in the US as a successor to the BMW 2002, a two-door from the 1970s kak known for its light weight and relative high performance at the time and its long bonnet, slim cabin and short rear

 

BMW 700 - Upon discontinuing the 700, BMW left the economy car market and did not return until 2002 with the Mini


2003

An editor of "Business Week" was satisfied in 2003 that the question was resolved in favor of Bimmer by noting that a Google search yielded 10 times as many hits compared to Beemer add something

 

Brilliance Auto - In 2003 BMW and Brilliance agreed to make select products of this German luxury carmaker in China

 

Brilliance Auto - In 2003, BMW and Brilliance signed a deal for the production of BMW-branded sedans in China

 

Bavarian Auto Group is a multinational group of companies established in March 2003 when it was appointed as the sole importer of BMW and Mini in Egypt, with monopoly rights for import, assembly, distribution, sales and after-sales support of BMW products in Egypt add something

 

BMW Brilliance - On 27 March 2003 BMW and Brilliance Auto agreed to form a joint venture to produce BMW cars for the Chinese market, with BMW holding a 50 per cent stake, Brilliance Auto 40,5 per cent and the Shenyang municipal government 9,5 per cent

 

BMW Brilliance - The first Chinese-made BMW, a BMW 325, was sold in October 2003


2004

In 2004 it added a built-in balance shaft, an increased capacity to 1,170 cc and enhanced performance to for the R1200GS, compared to of the previous R1150GS add something

 

In 2004, BMW introduced the new K1200S Sports Bike which marked a departure for BMW. It features an engine producing , derived from the company's work with the Williams F1 team, and is lighter than previous K models add something

 

The 1 Series, originally launched in 2004, is BMW's smallest car add something

 

BMW 328 - In 2004, the BMW 328 Mille Miglia Touring Coupe became the first car to win both the Mille Miglia and the modern-day classical version of the race

 

BMW M1 - The M1 is not related to BMW's 1-series compact executive car which started production in MY 2004

 

BMW 1 Series (E87) - The first-generation "' & BMW 1 Series"' is a small family car produced by the German automaker BMW since 2004, when it replaced the BMW 3 Series Compact range as the smallest and cheapest vehicle in the BMW range


2005

BMW M5 - The E60 M5 was introduced in 2005, with a V10 engine intended to link the car with the BMW Sauber Formula One team


2006

BMW India was established in 2006 as a sales subsidiary in Gurgaon add something

 

In 2006 BMW took over the Sauber team and became Formula One constructors add something

 

One of the largest brand-specific gatherings in the U.S., over 3,000 people attended in 2006, and over 1,000 BMW cars were present add something

 

The 2006 "BMW Performance Series" was a marketing event geared to attract black car buyers, and featured the "BMW Pop-Jazz Live Series," a tour headlined by jazz musician Mike Phillips, and the "BMW Blackfilms.com Film Series" highlighting black filmmakers add something

 

The generation of anti-lock brakes available on the 2006 and later BMW motorcycles pave the way for the introduction of electronic stability control, or anti-skid technology later in the 2007 model year add something

 

BMW 320 TC - The & BMW 320 TC is the further development of the BMW 320si WTCC, with which Andy Priaulx won the World Touring Car Championship for BMW in 2006 and 2007

 

Construction of the plant started in January 2006 with an initial investment of more than one billion Indian Rupees add something

 

BMW M5 - Based on North American demand, BMW announced in October 2006 that a 6-speed conventional manual transmission would be available in North_America; this became the base transmission in these markets while SMG III is an option


2007

A state-of-the-art assembly plant for BMW 3 and 5 Series started operation in early 2007 in Chennai add something

 

In 2007 and 2008 the team enjoyed some success add something

 

In 2007, the event was held on 5 May. add something

 

The plant started operation in the first quarter of 2007 and produces the different variants of BMW 3 Series and BMW 5 Series add something

 

In July 2007, the production rights for Husqvarna Motorcycles was purchased by BMW for a reported 93 million euros add something


2008

Since 2008, motorcycle sales figures include Husqvarna models add something

 

The 2008 BMW 335i and 535i have 3,0-litre engine; however the engines are twin-turbocharged which is not identified by the nomenclature add something

 

The '28' is to denote a detuned engine in the 2008 cars, compared to the 2006 model year '30' vehicles whose 3,0 naturally aspirated engines are from the same N52 family but had more output add something

 

BMW 1 Series (E87) - Clarkson himself awarded the 2008 model five stars, and had the following to say: 'The 135 coupé is the best car BMW makes

 

Formula One - In 2008 and 2009 Honda, BMW, and Toyota all withdrew from Formula One racing within the space of a year, blaming the economic recession

 

Avtotor - In 2008 he was one of the largest enterprises in Russia for the production and assembly of cars brands - BMW, Chevrolet, Hummer, Kia.

 

BMW 1 Series (E87) - The BMW 118d won the 'World Green Car Award' in 2008 as a performance-oriented car with CO2 emissions and fuel consumption comparable to Toyota Prius

 

BMW 1 Series (E87) - The North American introduction of the coupe and cabriolet was during the second quarter of 2008, which was credited for helping BMW overtake Lexus as the top luxury brand

 

The most recent win is a lone constructor team's victory by &BMW_Sauber_F1_Team (BMW_in_Formula_One), on 8 June 2008, at the Canadian Grand Prix with Robert Kubica driving add something

 

In October 2008, BMW Group Canada was named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc., which was announced by the Toronto Star newspaper add something


2009

More than 45,973 were produced in 2009 add something

 

The cars, currently numbering 17, have been shown at the Louvre, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and, in 2009, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and New York's Grand Central Terminal add something

 

The latest generation debuted in 2009 add something

 

BMW i3 - The first two production models will be the battery electric Mega City Vehicle, now called & BMW i3, and a plug-in hybrid called BMW i8, which is the production version of the Vision Efficient Dynamics concept unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and has an all-electric range of

 

BMW M Coupe - Though a second generation E89 Z4 has been released for the 2009 model year, no official announcements have been made regarding the third iteration of the BMW M Coupe/Roadster

 

Chief designer Chris Bangle announced his departure from BMW in February 2009, after serving on the design team for nearly seventeen years add something

 

BMW Brilliance - In April 2009 BMW Brilliance announced that it would construct a second automobile assembly plant in China

 

BMW 5 Series (F10) - In May 2009, BMW released the official pictures of its production model 5-Series Gran Turismo, which is considered a coupé-like crossover vehicle or station wagon - a blend of different typical body styles

 

In July 2009, BMW announced that it would withdraw from Formula One at the end of the 2009 season add something

 

Avtotor - In July 2009, the capacity of the plant "Autotor" started production of crossovers & BMW X5 and BMW X6


2010

In 2010, it manufactured 1,481,253 four-wheeled vehicles and 112,271 motorcycles add something

 

In 2010, the BMW group produced 1,481,253 automobiles and 112,271 motorcycles across all its brands add something

 

In 2010, they ran an advert announcing that customers would be able to order BMWs with different coloured badges to show their affiliation with the political party they supported add something

 

The 5 Series $Gran_Turismo (BMW_3_Series_Gran_Turismo) , debuted in 2010, created a segment between station wagons and crossover SUV add something

 

The BMW X3 was made by Magna Steyr, a subsidiary of Magna of Canada, in Graz, Austria under license from BMW until 2010 add something

 

The team was sold back to the previous owner, Peter Sauber, who kept the BMW part of the name for the 2010 season due to issues with the Concorde Agreement add something

 

BMW M1 - Nor is the M1 related to the BMW 1 Series M Coupe which started production in MY 2010

 

Avtotor - Total Kaliningrad's business in 2010, plans to release 9-10 thousand different models of BMW cars, of which 1,600 copies will fall on the new 5 series

 

Avtotor - At the end of May 2010 "Autotor" announced the start of production BMW 5 Series 2011 from coming out of Germany kits

 

BMW 5 Series (F10) - The vehicle was announced at 90th Annual General Meeting of BMW AG in Munich on 18 May 2010, and was unveiled in 2011 Tokyo Motor Show, and later in 2012 North American International Auto Show

 

The company made a six-year sponsorship deal with the United States Olympic Committee in July 2010 add something

 

BMW 1 Series (E87) - & BMW M boss Dr. Kay Segler officially announced the making of the M variant of the BMW 1-Series Coupé on July 9, 2010, via an official YouTube video and press release

 

Starting October 2010, the new BMW X3 is produced in BMW's plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, South Carolina, U.S.A. add something

 

BMW announced on 15 October 2010 that it will return to touring car racing during the 2012 season add something

 

BMW i3 - As of November 2010, BMW has only demonstrated the light weight of the passenger compartment, and the automaker's Chief Executive said they have already decided on the basic design of the car and that road-testing prototypes will begin soon

 

BMW 1 Series (E87) - On December 9, 2010, BMW officially announced all details of the car in the media


2011

However, the 's' nomenclature was brought back on the 2011 model year BMW 335is and BMW Z4 sDrive35is add something

 

In 2011, The Brand Trust Report, India study, ranked BMW as the 33rd most trusted brand in India add something

 

The 2011 BMW 740i and 335is shares the same twin-turbo 3,0 engine from the N54 family but tuned to higher outputs, although the badging is not consistent add something

 

The team has since dropped BMW from their name starting in 2011 add something

 

BMW 5 Series (F10) - & BMW 5 Series Touring Paramedic Vehicle, and BMW 5 Series Touring Covert Vehicle, were unveiled in 11th RETTmobil 2011

 

BMW 5 Series (F10) - Beginning with 2011 model year, all BMW 5 Series Sedan in North America market include standard digital HD Radio Technology entertainment systems

 

BMW 1 Series (E87) - However, the 1M Coupé uses a re-tuned version of the twin-turbocharged N54 engine which is used in various other models such as the 2011 & BMW 335is coupe/covertible, 2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is, and 2011 BMW 740i

 

BMW 5 Series (F10) - It was not available for the entry-level North American model, the 2011 & BMW 528i , however it is again optional with the 2012 BMW 528i and its N20 directly injected turbocharged inline-4

 

BMW 320 TC - The new BMW 320 TC, which from 2011 can be used in series in accordance with the new Super 2000 regulations, is driven by a 1,6 litre, DI-turbo, four-cylinder engine

 

BMW 1 Series (E87) - The performance of the 135is is close to that of the limited-production 2011 BMW 1 Series M.

 

BMW Brilliance - In January 2011 BMW Brilliance announced that it would begin Chinese production of a BMW 5 series electric hybrid car later that year

 

BMW i3 - In February 2011 & BMW announced a new sub-brand, BMW i, for the commercialization of the vehicles produced under Project i, and its vehicles will be sold separately from BMW or Mini

 

In June 2011, BMW and Sixt launched Drivenow, a joint-venture that provides carsharing services in several cities in Europe and North America add something

 

BMW M5 - On 15 June 2011, BMW released official press information about the $F10 (BMW_5_Series_(F10)) M5

 

BMW 3 Series (F30) - It is the successor to the E90 model and was unveiled by automaker BMW on October 14, 2011 in Munich, Germany


2012

In 2012 BMW brought out the BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors, which featured amongst others the Dikeou Collection add something

 

In 2012 BMW vehicles were stolen by programming a blank key fob to start the car through the on-board diagnostics connection add something

 

It is an official sponsor of the London 2012 olympics providing 4000 BMWs and Minis in a deal made in November 2009 add something

 

BMW i3 - The BMW i3 was selected by the "Green Car Journal" as one the five finalists for the 2012 Green Car Vision Award

 

BMW 3 Series (F30) - The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in January 2012,

 

BMW i3 - The Mini E demonstration was the first phase of this project, and it was followed by a similar field testing that began in January 2012 with the BMW ActiveE all-electric vehicle

 

BMW 3 Series (F30) - The F30 sedan was launched on February 11, 2012 by BMW Press

 

De Tomaso - In September 2012, speculation emerged that & BMW might be interested in the brand factory to produce new BMW models

 

As of December 2012, DriveNow operates over 1,000 vehicles, which serve five cities worldwide and over 60,000 customers add something


2013

BMW Group, on 31st january, 2013 announced that Pierer Industrie AG has bought Husqvarna for an undisclosed amount, which will not be revealed by either party in the future add something

 

The 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe's twin-scroll single turbo 3,0L inline-6 engine makes similar output to the older twin turbo inline-6 engines add something

 

BMW 5 Series (F10) - Beginning from spring 2013, the Comfort Package available for the & BMW 5 Series Sedan and BMW 5 Series Touring will include automatic climate control with extended features, Park Distance Control , seat heating and lumbar support for driver and front passenger, automatically dimming rear-view mirror, the ambient light option and the HiFi loudspeaker system

 

BMW 5 Series (F10) - North American version of the 2013 BMW M5 included 6-speed manual transmission as no-cost option

 

BMW 3 Series (F30) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rated the 2013 model year ActiveHybrid 3 with a combined fuel economy of , with in the city, and in highway, surpassing the ratings of its sibbling the 335i by 5 mpg combined, as well as BMW two other hybrids available in the U.S., the 2013 ActiveHybrid 5 and the 2012 ActiveHybrid 7

 

BMW Group, on 31 January 2013 announced that Pierer Industrie AG has bought Husqvarna for an undisclosed amount, which will not be revealed by either party in the future add something

 

BMW i3 - A concept version of the BMW i3 Coupe reflecting the current status of ongoing development was presented at the March 2013 Geneva Motor Show

 

Rara.com - On 21 May 2013 rara.com announced an international partnership with BMW to provide Europe's first in-car music streaming service


2014

In 2014, the 4 Series will be released and replace the 3 Series Coupe and Convertible add something

 

The X4, which will be launched in 2014, will be produced in Spartanburg add something

 

This would begin with the launch of the BMW i3 in the second quarter of 2014 add something

 

On October 9, 2014, BMW's new South American automobile plant in Araquari, Santa Catarina produced its first car add something

 

BMW sells vehicles in China through "more than 440 BMW sales outlets and 100 $&Mini (Mini) stores," delivering 415,200 units to this network between January and November 2014 add something


2015

In 2015, BMW Australia launched a customer portal that included integrated access to the new services and apps add something


2016

In February 2016, it appeared that BMW is expanding its DriveNow car-sharing service in Seattle add something

 

Global sales of all BMW plug-in electrified models achieved the 100,000 unit milestone in early November 2016, consisting of more than 60,000 BMW i3s, over 10,000 BMW i8s, and about 30,000 from combined sales of all BMW iPerformance plug-in hybrid models add something


2017

"The $BMW Group delivered a total of 103,080 plug-in electric cars in 2017 worldwide, including MINI plug-in hybrid models add something

 

" BMW cumulative sales of BMW Group's electrified vehicles passed the 200,000 unit milestone in December 2017 add something


2018

During the First of 2018, BMW sold 26,858 Electrified Vehicles s://www add something

 

" Cumulative global sales of $BMW Group's electrified vehicles passed the 250,000 unit milestone in April 2018 add something

 

On July 31, 2018, BMW announced to build 1 billion euro car factory in Hungary add something

 

In August 2018, BMW recalled 106,000 diesel vehicles in South Korea with a defective exhaust gas recirculation module after some cars caught on fire, expanded the recall to 324,000 more cars in Europe add something


2019

The plant will employ 1,500 people, and produce 150,000 cars annually, commencing in 2019 add something