Bosch and e.GO bring stress-free parking to Aachen

Stuttgart and Aachen, Germany – This is what stress-free parking will look like in the future: pull up, step out of the car, pull out your smartphone, and use an app to tell your car to go park.


Bosch presents steering systems that provide smart support and save fuel

Kortrijk, Belgium / Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany – Electric steering is gaining popularity. As an indispensable building block for driver assistance systems such as lane-keeping support or park assist, it is a standard feature in more and more of today’s cars.


Winter check and Bosch spare parts make sure vehicle fleets get through the winter well and safely

Ice, snow and temperatures below zero: Wet and cold weather in late autumn and winter severely affects each of the commercial vehicles of a vehicle fleet. This is as true for distribution traffic with constant starts and stops as it is for trucks used for long distances. To prevent weather-caused breakdowns from causing unpredictable and annoying downtimes costing both time and money, Bosch commercial-vehicle experts recommend preparing the fleet vehicles for the cold season by means of a winter check. In this regard, the quality of the parts replaced at the winter check is of key importance for the fleet vehicles’ reliability.


Bosch subsidiary’s iDisc helps alleviate particulate-emission problem in cities

Stuttgart and Breidenbach, Germany – Guardian angels have many faces. Perfectly round, the size of a plate, and thick as a thumb, the brake disc is one of them. Long before ABS, ESP, airbags, and other features, they were making driving safer and significantly shortening stopping distances, thereby helping prevent many traffic accidents.


Bosch has introduced the up-to-date vehicle service technologies at own “Car Service Show”

Bosch has conducted a large-scale monobrand exhibition “Car Service Show” in Kyiv, demonstrating the latest technologies in vehicle maintenance and repair, as well as the latest developments in the field of spare parts and equipment for workshops.


New hybrid battery from Bosch – 48 volts is a recipe for success

Gerlingen, Germany – Bosch’s new 48-volt battery for hybrids is in demand by automakers across the globe. Similar to the Bosch e-axle, this innovative 48-volt battery is standardized for easy integration into new vehicle models. Established manufacturers and start-ups alike can thus eliminate long and expensive development processes. “Bosch is an incubator of electromobility. We help manufacturers reduce their development times and launch their products faster,” says Dr. Rolf Bulander, chairman of the Bosch Mobility Solutions business sector and member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH


EICMA 2017: How Bosch is taking the motorcycle into the future

Milan – “Megatrends such as urbanization and sustainability will fundamentally change mobility and the motorcycle as we know it today” says Dr. Dirk Hoheisel, member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH. “Bosch technologies make the motorcycle fit for the future: first by making it safer, second by making its powertrain more efficient.” Bosch’s vision is to make the mobility of the future accident-free, stress-free, and emissions-free – and this goes for motorcycles as well.


No more lost keys

Stuttgart, Germany – It’s a scene most of us will be familiar with: in the mad morning rush, the car key is nowhere to be found. And anyone who has ever had both hands full with shopping bags will have wished that an “open sesame” was all it took to open their car door.


Cars as easy to update as a smartphone

Stuttgart, Germany – In the future, car owners will be able to enhance their car’s security, intelligence, and performance without getting up from the sofa. In the future, updating their car’s software will be as simple as updating apps on their smartphones today.


Failure symptoms during brake system inspection

Inspection of the brake system is recommended at least twice a year. It is reasonable to combine the inspection with the seasonal change of wheels when the brakes are available for inspection. If the braking car goes sideways when braking or you can hear unwanted sounds or feel vibration immediate an unscheduled visit to car workshop is strictly recommended.


Bosch launched online catalogue for wiper blades selection

Bosch has implemented the wiper blades selection in the online catalogue and through the mobile application for smartphones and tablets on the basis of Android, IOS and Windows Mobile


Bosch fuel filters ensure engine working lifespan

A key problem of fuel system is the different and not always permanent quality of fuel in various regions. As a result of fuel filter blinding, the fuel feed goes down, the fuel flow output declines, engine parts wear increases till its complete burnout. Generally, first indication of problems with the fuel filter is bad starting behavior, some jerking while riding and loss of dynamic control during the overtaking maneuvers.


90 years of Bosch brakes

Without any doubts, brakes were the first and the most important one of all vehicle safety components. Already back in the 1920’s, automotive brakes hardly even coped with the engine performance and the weight of the vehicles of the time.


Bosch Ultra White Halogen Lamps for outdoor lighting

Bosch has introduced a new lineup of Ultra White 4 200 K lamps for outdoor lighting. New models – H1, H4 and H7 – provide 30% higher light efficiency in comparison with standard halogen lamps. Ultra White 4 200 K has soft white lighting with xenon color, designed for basic configuration and maintenance. Such halogen lamps are still important due to high price of LED technologies.


High reliability, increased service intervals

Modern brake systems are becoming more and more powerful while the reaction times of ABS and ESP® are getting shorter. Therefore, the requirements on brake fluids are becoming tougher and tougher. The new Bosch brake fluids ENV4 and the high-performance version ENV6 ensure modern brake systems provide top performance at all times.


50 years of constant fuel delivery: Bosch fuel pumps

Before the invention and introduction of the electronic injection system, the mechanical fuel pump was rather able to cope with the function of supplying fuel to the engine. Despite the fact that Bosch’s fuel injection system was used even in the legendary Mercedes 300 SL in 1954, the development of electronic control for it began only in 1959.


Modern design and groundbreaking lighting characteristics

Bosch LED Retrofit lamps for automotive interior lighting

LED lamp is a modern eco-friendly light source. The lamps include only high-tech components, which are absolutely safe even when the lamp fails or the case is damaged. Bosch LED Retrofit lamps with standard caps allow arranging a completely new aesthetic of interior by simply replacing standard lamps.


Recommendations of Bosch specialists on spark plug use

Replacement interval for spark plugs is set by the engine manufacturer. There are surely additional factors that affect the service life of spark plugs and cannot always be predicted.


Bosch Series T batteries – is the best choice for commercial vehicles

The first lead-acid storage battery, the predecessor of the modern starter battery, was introduced in 1859 by Gaston Plante. During experiments he found out that a stack of lead plates placed in electrolyte is much more effective than the other electrode materials. With the further advance of technology lead-acid batteries got widespread use and are still the fundamental battery type for road transport.


Racing teams worldwide rely on Bosch spark plugs

Long before the beginning of the internationally acclaimed racing series next season thousands of race engineers of different teams used to develop and test new components for racing cars. Season 2017 pose new challenges to teams, drivers and cars facing extreme stress during races.


Bosch electrical drives: mini alternators of comfort and reliability

Modern vehicles become more and more convenient: while pushing only one button, windows, roof hatch and liftgate open noiselessly, window wipers switch on, seat position is tuned in, optimal interior temperature is produced.


Evolution of Bosch Wiper Blades

90 years since the invention of electric drive for windshield wiper blades Bosch reminds of eight principal innovations in this filed.


From magneto to water injection system

Bosch flagship inventions for petrol engine


Bosch elastic ribbed V-belts – reliable solutions for the most modern systems

Engines found in new car models are becoming more and more compact. Reflecting this trend manufacturers are increasingly abandoning tensioners in the accessory drive systems, preferring to use high-tech elastic ribbed V-belts.


Spark plugs for gas operated vehicles

Nowadays more and more vehicle owners fit their vehicles with balloon gas equipment, passing from diesel to gas. The reason of such modernization – gas less cost in comparison with diesel. Choosing the gas engine, the drivers usually investigate the diesel consumption level, safety, petrol stations and so on.


Bosch’s new motorcycle ABS 10 goes into production with Kawasaki and Suzuki

Milan, Italy – Following the introduction of the Bosch motorcycle ABS 10 at EICMA 2015, the Kawasaki Versys-X 300 ABS will be launched globally as the world’s first production model to be fitted with this system. Furthermore, the 2018 model of the Suzuki GSX-S125 ABS will also feature the system.


New to the Bosch spare parts range: Steering systems and components for cars, trucks and buses

Steering systems are specifically designed for each type of vehicle. In case of replacement, workshops thus have to install identical systems again. On the one hand, of course, these can be new systems straight from the factory.


Disc brakes service Frequently Asked Questions

Bosch has almost 100 years of experience in development and service of brake systems. In 2017 the first brake booster developed by Bosch will celebrate the 90th anniversary.


Bosch mobility division grows at twice the rate of the market. International Motor Show (IAA) 2016

Hannover – Bosch’s Mobility Solutions business sector continues to grow apace.


eXtra loyalty program - 4 years and 11 111 participants in the region. One of the biggest loyalty program for workshops and auto parts stores

One of the biggest loyalty program for service stations and auto parts stores - eXtra - celebrates 4 years in Russia. The program was introduced in the united region including Russia, Ukraine and Belarus in 2012.


Bosch Aerotwin Plus Wiper Blades with new adapter system

Wiper blades are one of the key elements, affected road safety. They are essential tools while raining or snowing, especially on highways or at night. New range of Bosch Aerotwin Plus Wiper Blades is the guarantee of high quality windscreen cleaning. And adapter system significantly expands application of each wiper blade model.


Water instead of gasoline: Bosch innovation reduces fuel consumption by up to 13 percent

Did you know that even advanced gasoline engines waste roughly a fifth of their fuel? Especially at high engine speeds, some of the gasoline is used for cooling instead of for propulsion


Attractive additional business for automotive workshops. New Bosch cabin filter for allergy sufferers

Ever more people are suffering from allergies. Consequently, the sensitivity for clean air inside the vehicle has risen accordingly among health-conscious car drivers. Bosch thus offers the new FILTER+, a special cabin filter separating finest dusts and even rendering harmless allergens and bacteria.


Wrapped and ribbed Bosch V-belts. Reliability and durability under extreme operating conditions

Driving V-belts, as well as tie components, are rapidly wearing vehicle parts, constantly subjected to significant temperature, mechanical and chemical effect. It is the main reason of their replacement after termination of operating period specified by car manufacture or in the case of damage


DTM 2016. How Bosch is getting the DTM on track this year

Abstatt/Hockenheim – They are rivals on the racing track, but fundamentally they all come from the same family. What race cars such as the Audi RS5 DTM, the BMW M4 DTM, and the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM have in common is Bosch technology


Bosch lambda sensors: The exhaust gas supervisor turns 40 1 billion lambda sensors produced in four decades

Lambda sensors are smart controllers inside the exhaust gas system: They measure the composition of the engine exhaust gases. This technology first allowed exact dosing of the amount of fuel injected and thus highly efficient and clean engine operation.


Bosch automotive bulb kits for drivers. Always fault-free lighting

Leaving for a distant trip the driver never can predict the fault of one of the multiple bulbs still included into the automotive lighting system of most modern cars


Navigation supporting the new NDS data standard. Bosch guides you through 3D landscapes with Navigation 3.0

Bosch is making the map display on built-in navigation systems even more engaging and relevant. Buildings extend skyward, enabling you to get your bearings more easily, and visible changes in terrain height combined with integrated satellite imagery produce an almost photorealistic look.


Remanufactured starters and alternators Bosch eXchange have become more affordable

The unique opportunity to purchase remanufactured starters and alternators at acceptable prices without the need to return of used parts has appeared in Ukraine since the beginning of 2016 under the Bosch eXchange Program.


Bosch timing belt replacement kits – guarantee of reliable engine operation

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Timing belt is an important part that is critical for proper engine operation. The task of the belt is to drive valve control and timing mechanisms (which is the reason for the "timing belt" name) and synchronize rotation of the crankshaft and camshaft or camshafts.


Bosch Fuel Filters – More Than 85 Years of Smooth Engine Running

Today's Bosch fuel filters are high-tech products that provide long-term protection for modern injection systems. Ever since the first fuel filters were manufactured at Bosch in 1930, the demands on filter performance have been constantly increasing as engine technology has advanced.


Bosch announces the new line of Bosch ECO automotive lamps

The new line of affordable automotive Bosch ECO lamps represents an alternative approach to spare parts pricing policy. The new series of automotive lamps are made not just to boast the highest branded Bosch quality and the state-of-the-art production technologies, but also an attractive price.


The Bosch active gas pedal: gentle vibration can lighten pressure on the gas pedal and warn of wrong-way drivers

The driver’s foot is responsible for one-quarter of fuel consumption. Up to now, the only thing that could be done about this rule of thumb was to drive gently and take eco-driving courses. Now, however, Bosch has developed a technical aid in the shape of the active gas pedal: its gentle vibration tells drivers when they have crossed the line from light touch to lead foot.


Second Bosch evaluation of driver assistance systems. Emergency braking and lane assist systems on the rise


Updated Bosch Truck Program – spare parts, diagnostics and full-service maintenance for commercial vehicles

Most of the world-famous motor manufacturers equip the new line of trucks with spare parts from Bosch. The owners of motor services, as well as the drivers, are confident about the high quality of Bosch products.


Online catalog for all Bosch Automotive spare parts Bosch eCat-online - now with 360-degree pictures and a lot of additional product information

By now, more than one million users visit the Bosch spare-parts online catalog every year.


Gasoline injection, ABS, ESP, sensors Examples of outstanding Bosch innovations Thirteen exceptional achievements from more than 100 years

Stuttgart and Renningen, Germany – In mid-October, Bosch will be opening its new research campus in Renningen, near Stuttgart. The company has invested more than 300 million euros in the site, and created 1,700 jobs in a modern and inspiring environment.


Dynamic and efficient Bosch technologies. Bosch gasoline direct injection allows to reduce the fuel consumption by up to 15%

Implementation by Bosch the direct injection system as the part of Common Rail technology has led to the revolutionary changes in the work of one of the types of internal combustion engine.


Bosch Spark Plugs in a new modern packaging

Bosch spark plugs in the re-designed package, intended for use both by retail stores and service stations, became available on the market.