With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. The BMW Group production network comprises 31 production and assembly facilities in 15 countries; the company has a global sales network in more than 140 countries. In 2019, the BMW Group sold over 2.5 million passenger vehicles and more than 175,000 motorcycles worldwide. BMW AG headquarter is located in Munich, where the research and innovation center is also located. For the BMW Group as a premium manufacturer, research and development are of central importance. A total of 15,000 employees at 16 locations in five countries work in the BMW Group's global research and innovation network.
BMW leads and participates in the areas of continuous learning and active learning and also has a focus on self-supervised learning.