12 Facts About BMW

1. On July 31, 2018, BMW announced to build 1 billion euro car factory in Hungary.

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2. In 2016, BMW was the twelfth highest selling brand in the United States.

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3. In July 2014, BMW announced it was establishing a plant in Mexico, in the city and state of San Luis Potosi involving an investment of $1 billion.

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4. In 2012, BMW was the highest automotive company in the Carbon Disclosure Project's Global 500 list, with a score of 99 out of 100.

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5. In 2012, BMW began sponsoring Independent Collectors production of the BMW Art Guide, which is the first global guide to private and publicly accessible collections of contemporary art worldwide.

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6. In 2001 and 2002, BMW produced a series of 8 short films called The Hire, which had plots based around BMW models being driven to extremes by Clive Owen.

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7. In 2014, BMW developed a prototype of street lights equipped with power sockets to charge electric cars, called Light and Charge.

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8. In 1994, BMW bought the British Rover Group, and owned it for six years.

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9. In 1992, BMW acquired a large stake in California-based industrial design studio DesignworksUSA, which they fully acquired in 1995.

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10. In 1983, BMW introduced its first diesel engine, the M21.

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11. In 1947, BMW was granted permission to resume motorcycle production and its first post-war motorcycle—the R24—was released in 1948.

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12. In 2015, BMW was the world's twelfth largest producer of motor vehicles, with 2,279,503 vehicles produced.

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