Tag Archives: BMW History


History: BMW E1 – Pioneer for electro-mobility

Interesting | April 5th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

We are continuing today our series of articles on BMW’s past concepts and prototypes, some interesting vehicles that set course for many models to come. …


Sneak peak inside BMW’s Secret Motorsport location

Interesting | February 17th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

Our friends over at Jalopnik are giving us a sneak peak inside BMW’s secret Motorsport location, a small building in the heart of Munich. In …


Origins of the BMW Roundel

Interesting | January 10th, 2010 by Hugo Becker

A recent story in the New York Times dispels the ‘spinning propeller’ myth of the BMW roundel. Much to the dismay of many, the article …

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It Was Fifty Years Ago Today . . .

Interesting | December 9th, 2009 by Hugo Becker

In the late fall of 1959, BMW was on the ropes. The demand for motorcycles was soft, they had cars at two market extremes, luxury …

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BMW 700 – The car that saved the Company.

Interesting | June 7th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

From time to time digging back into the BMW history is something that we like to do and we have reasons to believe you enjoy …


BMW History: Did you know that…..

Interesting | May 4th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

Prior to building automobiles, BMW used to manufacture engines for airplanes and shortly after, motorcycles? Since its inception in 1916, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG was …


History: BMW ///M logo colors explained

Interesting | April 13th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

Since we just posted some bits from BMW’s history, we decided to stay on the topic and talk about the ///M logo, the three stripes …