BMW Group Contributes $1 Million for Hurricane Relief

            BMW Group Contributes $1 Million for Hurricane Relief

BMW of North America will give $1 million to the American Red Cross for
disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

PR Newswire

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 2, 2012

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --"This donation will help
the Red Cross give aid to the many who are in need in the affected areas,"
said Ludwig Willisch, CEO and President, BMW of North America. "We support
those who are working so hard on the recovery effort and we are encouraging
our employees across North America to volunteer their time and money to the
work underway. Our dealers already are active in their communities and we
thank them for stepping up to meet the needs in their local areas."

BMW of North America is headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, one of
the areas hit hard by the hurricane. The company's presence in the United
States supports thousands of jobs with a large number being in the Northeast –
at our headquarters, dealerships, seaports and distribution facilities.

BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW
Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and
financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including
motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars;
DesignworksUSA, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology
office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country.
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group's global
manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and
X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group
sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 338 BMW
passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 139 BMW motorcycle
retailers, 115 MINI passenger car dealers, and 32 Rolls-Royce Motor Car
dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group's sales headquarters for North
America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

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SOURCE BMW of North America, LLC

Contact: Kenn Sparks, Business Communications Manager, BMW of North America,
LLC, +1-201-307-4467,
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