October 20, 2016 4:42 PM ET


Company Overview of Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Company Overview

Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells cars and motorcycles, and spare parts and accessories worldwide. The company operates through Automotive, Motorcycles, and Financial Services segments. The Automotive segment develops, manufactures, assembles, and sells cars and off-road vehicles under the BMW, MINI, and Rolls-Royce brands; and spare parts and accessories. It sells its products through independent and authorized dealers. The Motorcycles segment develops, manufactures, assembles, and sells motorcycles under the BMW Motorrad brand; and spare parts and accessories. The Financial Services segment is involved in car leas...

Petuelring 130

Munich,  80788


Founded in 1916

123,597 Employees


49 89 38 20

Key Executives for Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Chairman of the Board of Management and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 51
Total Annual Compensation: €6.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Board of Management
Age: 61
Total Annual Compensation: €4.2M
Head of Sales & Distribution, Member of Board of Management and Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce
Age: 58
Total Annual Compensation: €4.2M
Head of the Purchasing & Supplier Network and Member of Board of Management
Age: 60
Total Annual Compensation: €4.2M
Head of Production and Member of Management Board
Age: 52
Total Annual Compensation: €2.3M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft Key Developments

BMW Reports China Sales Results for the Month and Nine Months Ended September 2016

BMW reported China sales results for the month and nine months ended September 2016. For the month, the figure hiked 19.6% from a year earlier to 49,204 vehicles in China. For the year to date, sales volume jumped 9.2% to 548,014 vehicles.

BMW Launches K1600 B Motorcycle at Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles

BMW AG has launched its new American touring bike, the K1600 B at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. The model is based on the Concept 101 from 2015's Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. It is to arrive at United States dealerships in the middle of 2017. The vehicle features drop-shaped bagger silhouette with 'streamlining' style and the deep-set side cases with integrated taillights, new fully chrome-plated silencers, an electronic suspension with adaptive dampers and a Dynamic Traction Control system and two modes, Road and Cruise.

BMW AG to Launch New 5-Series in the United States on October 13, 2016

BMW AG is launching its new seventh-generation 5-Series in the United States on October 13, 2016. The model offers semi-autonomous driving aids, such as features that help keep the car in its lane, allow the car to control itself in slow-moving traffic, and sense potential emergencies and provide brake support if necessary. It also has a remote view feature that uses a smartphone app to provide the owner with a view of the area surrounding the car. It will be built on a shortened version of the carbon fibre-infused platform. The vehicle is to arrive at United States dealerships in the spring of 2017.

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