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BMW Canada: Brand History & Summary
BMW Canada has a total of 50 dealerships across the country kind of equally distributed across major urban areas.
In 2017, BMW Canada (formerly known as BMW Group Canada) sold 44,621 units, up 6.1% percent over previous year. It marked the 27th year of growth for the group. On the other hand, BMW US sales had slowed down in 2017. For the year, it sold 313,174, down 9.5% percent compared to 2016.
Worldwide sales for BMW Group increased by 5.3% percent in 2016 with 2,367,603 delivered vehicles.
In January 1986, BMW Canada was founded and the headquarters established in Whitby, Ontario. By 1992, the company divided Canada into three regions to serve the customers and opened two new offices: one in Montreal and the other one in Vancouver. By 1995, BMW Canada further expanded its reach with new facilities in Richmond and Whitby. In 2009, this growth inspired BMW Canada to move its headquarters from Whitby to Richmond Hill, Ontario where it has been since.
BMW stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke, and it was born from the combination of 3 companies: in 1916, the Bayerische Flugzeug-Werke AG and Flugmaschinenfabrik Gustav Otto merged to form a business for the government called BFW. In 1917, another company called Rapp Motorenwerke became Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) GmBH which in turn became BMW AG. In 1922, BMW AG transferred its engine technology and brand name to BFW. So the original 1916 BFW formation is considered the birth of today's BMW. Currently, BMW Group sells BMW and MINI brand of cars worldwide.
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