Bayerische Motoren Werke, known to the consumer world as BMW, was originally founded as BFW in 1916 in Germany. One of the best-known auto manufacturers in the world, BMW is still headquartered in Germany and operates production plants, research offices, assembly factories and sales divisions in more than 150 countries around the globe. BMW makes three different brands of vehicles: its original BMW line, Mini and Rolls-Royce. The company’s American production plant is located in Spartanburg, S.C.
The company provides an array of financial options for customers searching for auto loan rates and auto insurance coverage on their new BMW.
Automotive financing with BMW
For customers looking to finance a new car, those who buy a BMW can work with the company’s financial services division to finance their purchase or lease. BMW’s terms, down payment amounts and rates vary based on customers’ credit histories.
Insurance with BMW
BMW partners with Liberty Mutual to provide home and auto insurance to its customers who drive BMW vehicles. Coverage includes a group discount just for being a BMW driver and other benefits such as 24-hour claims service and 24-hour roadside assistance.
The BMW credit card
BMW drivers can apply for a Visa-issued BMW credit card, which carries no annual fee. Using the credit card for everyday purchases helps cardholders earn rewards including dividends that can be redeemed for service operations and the costs of repairs and parts, BMW-related merchandise and up to $5,000 back on a future BMW lease.
While the BMW international corporate headquarters is in Munich, the main office of BMW of North America is located here:
300 Chestnut Ridge Road
Woodcliff, NJ 07677
To reach BMW of North America, customers can call the company’s toll-free number: (800) 831-1117.