How BMW Started, Grew & Became a $193 Billion Company

how BMW started grew and became a 193

billion dollars company BMW which means

buyer che Motorin verka is a German

automobile manufacturing company that

was founded in 1916 with a history of

producing motorcycles aircraft and cars

how big MW started BMW originated from

the merchants of Arab motorenwerke

Piyush a blue shark verka b fw in

Bavaria and vraa Shaykh fabric H Nash in

Thuringia aircraft engine manufacturer

rap motorenwerke became buyer share

motorenwerke in 1916 b fw was bought and

merged to become BMW that same year with

cowl wrap as head the company had no

good machinery insufficient skilled

labor and very small and old workshop

these factors affected production

considering their engines to be built

belong to the government the company was

forced to obtain financial aid which was

enough to build a full factory in Munich

in the same area as the old workshop

the company also got enough machinery

and skilled labor by 1917 max evade man

held about 80 percent of the shares in

rap motorenwerke most of which he got

from his father-in-law

Karl rap max weight man's relinquishment

of the shares in 1918 opened the way for

the creation of a public limited company

called BMW AG

the share capital of BMW AG was 12

million H max and was bought equally by

three investor groups the buyer she bank

and an ownership bank the Nuremberg

industrialists Fritz

noumea and Viennese finance

camilo Castiglioni during World War one

the company focused fully on the

manufacture of airplanes with

motorcycles by the side and no

automobiles at all

this decision was against the advice of

Franz Josef pop who was the director of

the company at that time after World War

one the Commissioner of demobilization

in Bavaria ordered to the closure of BMW

AG Factory from 6th December 1918 in

order to ensure companies began

production as soon as possible

in 1922 after Castiglioni bought BMW

name and merged it with BMW BMW moved

into the old Gustav Auto Rajic verga

building and that's the address of BMWs

headquarters steel date the company

became known for producing engines and

then motorcycles which were an integral

parts of b fw the company developed its

auto Mobile's from the seventh based car

to the 6-cylinder luxury car this

alongside the manufacture of airplanes

and motorcycles continued until world

war ii in 1927 BMW bought Dixie auto

mobile verka AG from Gotha

volgen fabric the dixie 315 the only

products being produced by Dixie before

the merger became the BMW 315 BMWs first

car after acquiring Dixie verka in 1929

after buying Vasek fabric s snatch the

company became a manufacturer of

automobiles in late 1930 BMW decided to

upgrade their prototypes the BMW Dixie

315 da4 and BMW Westberg da3

by adding a new front axle with

independent wheel suspension

this upgrade however ended in failure as

the models were involved in

due to construction faults the BMW

automobile to use a 6-cylinder engine

was the 303 it was designed using the

new BMW m78 engine in 1933 it was also

the first BMW to use the kidney grille

which will become characteristic of BMW

automobiles in 1936 a bigger four-door

sedan with a more cast-iron frame was

designed to replace the 303

this was the three to six model the

three to eight model which was

introduced in 1936 replaced 315 one and

three nineteen one Road stars from 1939

to 1941 BMW designed a bigger and

luxurious version of three to six the

335 this model was built with the 3.5

liter m3 3-5 engine during world war ii

german manufacturing companies directed

their focus to the production of war

equipment in 1939 BMW acquired Brandon

Bakshi motorenwerke also known as Brahmo

from Simmons group of companies it was

merged with the aircraft division and

operated under the name BMW slack a

motoring bill GmbH one of the most

powerful engines BMW 801 as well as a

wide range of engines were produced for

love traffic throughout 1945 over 30,000

aero engines and 500 jet engines were

produced to achieve this high production


consisting primarily of prisoners from

concentration camps in Dachau was used

at the end of the war almost 50% of BMW

AG staff were prisoners from

concentration camps towards the end of

the war the BMW AG Factory in Munich was

bombed and totally destroyed and BMW

sites in eastern Germany was

least by the Soviets the manufacture of

motor vehicles was banned by the allies

during the bank BMW used remnants of the

wreck and secondhand items to produce

pots and pans

later on it expanded to production of

kitchen appliances and bicycles the

United States authorities granted BMW

permission to produce motor vehicles in

1947 and production started in 1948 the

company and snatch East Germany was

taken over by the Soviet auto well know

group who continued production using the

BMW logo this continued until it was

legally severed by BMW AG the outer

Weller group continued production using

the red and white version of the logo

until 1955 at the end of the 1940s BMW

had gone back to motorcycle production

but not auto mobile manufacturing the

technical director of BMW Kurt Donath

began to search for older models of

vehicles from fort and simcha to be sold

on the license while the search was

going on our Fred Bonin designed the BMW

33 one model which looked like a

miniature 3 to 7 the model was proposed

to the management for production but was

rejected by the sales director Hanks

grievin ik Griffon ik stated that the

small production capital was suitable

for the production of Nazi cars just

like the ones produced before the war as

they yielded a higher profit margin as a

result the asked Bonin to design the


when the 5:01 model was introduced the

price was four times the income of an

average German @dm 15,000 by 1952

production became delayed due to the

holdup in the delivery of the pots and

body construction which took over a year

later on two versions of the 501 where

the motel 501 a with a DM 1000 reduction

in price and a 501 B model with a DM

2000 reduction in price in February 1954

the response of consumers to the display

of mercedes-benz 190 SL and 300 SL at

the international Motorsports Auto Show

in New York cost the BMW Management to

yield to Griffin its idea of producing a

sports car using the 502 model

unfortunately as the year 1959 rolled in

BMW was in so much debt and on the verge

of bankruptcy that dr. Hans faith the

chairman of the Supervisory Board

suggested at the annual general meeting

held on the 6th of December 1959 that

the company merges with Dan Lea Benz

other shareholders opposed this idea the

quant group at that time increased the

stakes in BMW owning two-thirds of

stakes by the end of November 1960 the

company then paid its shareholders

dividends for the first time since World

War two in 1963 the company continued to

make progress and between 1994 and 2001

BMW acquired the British Rover Group

from British Aerospace during the six

years period Rover was a brand of BMW 4

existed as an independent unit BMW

designed an agreement with after tour to

produce cars in Russia in 1999 cars

intended for use in the Chinese market

were produced in Shenyang China in 2004

a factory that would serve African

countries as well as countries in the

Middle East was opened in Egypt in 2005

by 2015 BMW became the 12th largest

manufacturer of auto Mobile's in the

world and in 2017 a total of two million

690 1423 vehicles

were produced by BMW where BMW is now

today BMW as factories which manufacture

automobiles in Germany Brazil China

India South Korea Egypt South Africa and

the United States in 2017 BMW had an

operating income of at least 10 billion

dollars net income of eight point seven

billion dollars and total assets upwards

of one hundred and ninety three billion

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