Here at Edmonton BMW, we want to educate our customers not only about our vehicles but also about our brand, our story. As a BMW owner, you are part of a family that has a groundbreaking history and legacy. So if you are reading this blog post is it probably because you want to learn more about our brand, so keep on reading.
Bayerische Motoren Werke
BMW was founded in 1916 after a merger with other vehicle and engine manufacturing firms. The acronym BMW stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke (in German), or Bavarian Motor Works in English. BMW is a German-based company that produces automobiles and motorcycles.
And what about the logo, what does it represent? At the center of the BMW logo, the colors represent the Bavarian flag, white and blue, which is where BMW originated from. The German state of Bavaria is located in the southeast and is the largest German state, with Munich as its capital city. And to this day, the BMW headquarter is located in Munich, Bavaria in Germany.
Did you know that BMW also manufactures motorcycles? I am sure you did not know that! Additionally, before BMW specializing in the production of automobiles and motorcycles, they also produced plane engines! Isn’t this quite impressive? But that is not all, did you know that BMW also designs airplane interior for some airlines to this day? And yes, there is so much to learn about BMW!
BMW has a great lineup of vehicles such as the 2018 BMW X1, the 2018 BMW X2, and the BMW X3. It designs and builds everything from SUVs, sedans, coupe, cabriolets, performance and hybrid vehicles and sports cars. BMW vehicles are not meant just for anyone, they are meant for people who demand sophistication, elegance and a grain of luxury in their everyday lives.