BMW (FRA:BMW)

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Wall Street Journal  7 hrs ago  Comment 
Shares in Rolls-Royce have lost a quarter of their value this year. The engineering company needs to address its wayward strategy.
The Economic Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
In a chat with ET, he talks of the plan to launch new range of hybrids here, backed by a team of dedicated dealers to sell & service these sophisticated machines.
Wall Street Journal  Oct 12  Comment 
Shares in Rolls-Royce have lost a quarter of their value this year. The engineering company needs to address its wayward strategy.
Automotive World  Oct 10  Comment 
Bridgestone has been awarded the BMW Supplier Innovation Award 2014 in the category “Efficient Dynamics”, in recognition of Bridgestone’s new ologic technology for C02-optimised tyres developed for the BMW i3 electric vehicle. The award was...
Yahoo  Oct 10  Comment 
BMW outsold German rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz in September thanks to strong demand in Europe, but the gap between the three luxury car brands has narrowed this year in a fierce sales race. Munich-based ...
Wall Street Journal  Oct 10  Comment 
Sales of BMW’s luxury cars slowed in September compared with earlier in the year though the owner of BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce brands notched robust growth worldwide, notably in China and the rest of Asia.
Automotive World  Oct 9  Comment 
Today, the BMW Group celebrated the first car to be assembled in its new South American automobile plant in Araquari, Santa Catarina State (Brazil). Over the course of the next few years, more than 200 million Euros will be invested in the plant,...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 9  Comment 
By Stock Gazer: In the wake of Elon Musk's "D" tweet and Tesla's (NASDAQ:TSLA) October 9 event, some much-needed spotlight has fallen upon companies working on the development of autopilot technology. Musk and Tesla have been talking about...
newratings.com  Oct 9  Comment 
CHICAGO (dpa-AFX) - Engine maker Rolls-Royce Holdings plc. ( RYCEF.PK, RR.L, RYCEY.PK) Thursday announced that Norwegian airline has selected Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines for nine additional leased Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. This brings...
Clusterstock  Oct 8  Comment 
BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW has hired Ferrari's former chief engineer as it seeks to strengthen its technical prowess amid intensifying competition with rival German luxury carmakers Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Roberto Fedeli, who joined the Fiat-owned ...




 
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Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (FRA:BMW), more commonly known as BMW, produces motorcycles and upscale automobiles. The company sells vehicles under three luxury brands: BMW, Mini, and Rolls Royce.[1] The company has offset some of the weakness in the US and Western European by exporting cars to emerging markets where growth continues explosively.[2]

BMW challenges to retain its market position as the international market for luxury cars grows ever more competitive, as many automakers, such as Hyundai with its Genesis sedan or Nissan's Infiniti brand, are increasingly successful in realizing the higher margins earned on luxury vehicles.[3]

Company Overview

BMW produces motorcycles and upscale automobiles under the BMW, Mini, and Rolls Royce brands. The Mini brand includes two models, both of which are small fuel-efficient hatchbacks. The BMW brand includes 10 model types, which are sold with a diversity of engines and other modifications. These vehicles range from the small 1-series all the way up to the large luxury 7-series sedan and X5 SUV. Finally, the Rolls Royce brand currently produces three models, two coupes and a sedan, the phantom. In addition, BMW offers financing for its vehicles through its financial services arm. The company also assembles cars from prefabricated components in Egypt, Indonesia, Russia, Malaysia, Thailand, and India.

How could any of this be betetr stated? It couldn't.

0:33 Looks like a normal 5-Series Turn Signal rdurounsed by plastic / gutter , rather than M5 covered Vent + they could put a normal 5-Series and make it look like the hidden M5 ; because isn't hard and , if that car was suposed to be hidden , it wouldn't be outside .

Competition

BMW's major competitors are DAIMLERCHRYSLER AG (DAI), Lexus (Toyota), Audi (Volkswagen), Infiniti (Nissan), and Cadillac (GM) However, BMW is unique amongst automakers because unlike these companies which make commercial trucks, lower market vehicles, or even buses, BMW focuses exclusively on the production of premium personal automobiles and motorcycles, under a small number of brands. The successful development of the Mini has allowed BMW to increase its market share and exposure to the small car market considerably without compromising the cache of the BMW brand.

References

  1. BMW 2008 Annual Report
  2. Seeking Alpha: BMW Shifts Cars From U.S.: A Sign of Decoupling?
  3. Seekingalpha: Will Hyundai's Luxury Car Be Like the VW Phaeton?
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