BMW (FRA:BMW)

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Automotive World  Feb 22  Comment 
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that BMW AG has appointed Garmin as a tier-one supplier of infotainment computing modules for future BMW models. Garmin will be expanding its state-of-the-art...
TechCrunch  Feb 21  Comment 
 Skurt, the Los Angeles-based rental car delivery startup, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Upfront Ventures (which also led a $1.3 million seed round), and included a strategic investment from BMW, as well as...
Automotive World  Feb 21  Comment 
BMW Group and Mobileye (NYSE: MBLY) today announced that they have signed an agreement introducing Mobileye’s Road Experience Management (REM) data generation technology in newly developed BMW Group models entering the market in 2018. This...
TechCrunch  Feb 21  Comment 
 BMW and Mobileye are working together, with the automaker employing Mobileye’s Road Experience Management (REM) software in its vehicles from 2018 onward. The tech, which Mobileye also recently announced would be coming to future Volkswagen...
Automotive World  Feb 21  Comment 
As the only company in the independent aftermarket, Schaeffler is now offering for the first time a repair solution with pulley decoupler for the auxiliary drive. This INA repair solution will initially be offered for BMW vehicles with 1.5-liter...
Automotive World  Feb 21  Comment 
From 9 to 19 February, to coincide with the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, the Ministergärten (Ministerial Gardens) hosted a completely new form of BMW brand experience: the BMW Luxury Excellence Pavilion. The temporary pavilion...
Automotive World  Feb 21  Comment 
BMW i has launched its augmented reality product visualiser powered by Tango on Google Play, meaning customers can explore and pre-configure their ideal BMW i3 or i8 any time, any where. BMW i is the first automotive brand in the world to offer...
Automotive World  Feb 20  Comment 
With the new BMW 5 Series Sedan on sale for just a few days, BMW Lifestyle has teamed up with top-calibre premium partners – Montblanc, Bowers & Wilkins and Moleskine – to present a series of ingenious accessories designed for the way we live...
MarketWatch  Feb 20  Comment 
European stocks scored modest gains Monday, helped by jumps for Royal Bank of Scotland, Rolls-Royce and furniture seller Steinhoff International.
Financial Times  Feb 19  Comment 
Aero-engine maker says hedging revaluation behind huge deficit nothing to worry about




 
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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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