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What does BMW stand for?

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What does BMW stand for?

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15 Mar 2019 Lily Murray

BMW is short for Bavarian Motor Works in English. The brand was founded in Germany, though, so technically BMW is an acronym for Bayerische Motoren Werke. BMW's headquarters is in Munich, the capital of the German state Bavaria.

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