The roots of the German automotive industry date to 1890, when Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) was founded, and 1898, when Fahrzeugfabrik Eisenach pivoted from manufacturing bicycles to building motorized vehicles. In 1901, DMG released its first Mercedes model, and in 1928, Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) acquired Fahrzeugfabrik Eisenach, which allowed BMW to pivot from aircraft and motorcycle engines to automobiles. The origin stories...Continue Reading