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Bayerische Motoren Werke AG , commonly known as BMW or BMW AG, is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1916.
BMW is headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It also owns and produces Mini cars, and is the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. BMW produces motorcycles under BMW Motorrad. In 2014, the BMW Group produced 2,117,965 automobiles and approximately 120,000 motorcycles across all of its brands. BMW is part of the 'German Big 3' luxury automakers, along with Audi and Mercedes-Benz, which are the three best-selling luxury automakers in the world.
BMW started the business after the restructuring of the company's aircraft engine maker Rapp Motorenwerke 1917. The end of World War I in 1918, BMW was forced to stop producing aircraft engines because of the Treaty of Versailles. The company switched to producing motorcycles in 1923 after the agreement started to be relaxed, and began producing cars in 1928/29.
In 1992, BMW acquired the industrial design studio DesignworksUSA in California, and acquired full year 1995. In 1994, BMW bought the British automaker Rover Group (which at that time there was a brand Rover, Land Rover and MG and also right on the mark that has not again produced that Austin and Morris) and have it for 6 years. In 2000, Rover suffered huge losses and BMW was selling. MG and Rover brands sold to the Phoenix Consortium to form MG Rover, while Land Rover was taken over Ford. BMW eventually established his own brand he named MINI, which was launched in 2001.