BMW (English: Bavarian Motor Works) is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1917 and headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It also owns and produces the trendy Mini Cooper and is the parent company of luxury brand Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
The English slang terms Beemer and Bimmer are frequently used for BMWs. So is it called Bimmer or Beemer? The question was resolved in favor of Bimmer by noting that a Google search yielded 10 times as many hits compared to Beemer.
BMW Manufacturing Co has been manufacturing the X3, X5 and the X6 in Greer near Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA. The plant is the largest car factory in the United States by number of employees, producing a quarter million vehicles a year.
In June 2012, BMW was listed as the #1 most reputable company in the world by Forbes.com.
Watch a short, funny BMW commercial, mom takes her kid and dog to a Pet Neutering place in her BMW: