BMW is one of the most popular luxury car manufacturers in the world, producing over 2 million cars in 2017, making it fourteenth-largest car manufacturer. BMW was founded in Germany in 1916 and it originally manufactured aircraft engines from 1917 to 1918 and again from 1933 to 1945. Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) has under its name three big car brands: BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce. The BMW logo remained fairly consistent throughout the years, always resembling a stylized silver propeller blade spinning against the blue sky. The colors of the BMW logo are the same colors seen on the Bavarian flag, thus symbolizing the companyís origin. BMW stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke AG. It now is a German multinational luxury car producer, making many different models and styles of automobiles. They are now located in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. While they are famous for cars such as their luxury SUVs, they are now also becoming very popular for their motorcycle models. The BMW logo consists of an outside circle with the brandís name, and an inside circle split into four sections on blue and white. Most people associate this inside circle with the image of a propeller blade spinning against a blue sky.