Founded in 1916, Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) is the largest luxury automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company in the world. It is the parent company of Rolls Royce Motor Cars and also owns the MINI brand.
Headquartered in Munich, Germany, the company is also actively involved in various activities to promote road safety besides being committed to the conservation and preservation of the environment. The most famous American business magazine Forbes has listed BMW as the most powerful car brand in the world. BMW defeated Toyota, Mercedes Benz and Honda where auto companies are concerned and overtook Cisco, Oracle and Samsung in world’s most powerful brands but is behind General Electric. You can see the entire list here.
The next auto brand on the Forbes list is Toyota in 14th place while Mercedes Benz is in 16th place and Honda is in 19th place. Audi on the other hand is in 32nd spot followed by VW in 45th spot and Ford in 59th position.