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The largest luxury car maker in the world celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016 as it looks ahead to developing self-driving vehicles and compete with Daimler and Audi in the race to the future. Last year, BMW joined forces with both rivals to acquire Nokia’s digital mapping and location services business for roughly $2.8 billion—an essential component of self-driving technology. Read more about it in How BMW Is Preparing for a Driverless World.

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Harald Krüger
Motor Vehicles & Parts
Motor Vehicles and Parts
HQ Location
Munich, Germany
Years on Global 500 List22
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BMW Rank History


Key Financials (last fiscal year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$102,248-4.1%
Profits ($M)$7,065-8.1%
Assets ($M)$187,015-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$46,196-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6.9%
Profits as % of Assets3.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity15.3%