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Punch Powertrain on a rapid growth track

19 September 2017

Punch Powertrain is a transmission supplier that’s creeping up on the rails of the more established suppliers such as Aisin, JATCO and ZF and is providing them with stiff competition. Since 2013 it’s achieved average annual growth of around 50% and has plans to take its capacity from 1.2 million units at the end of this year to over 3 million units by 2020. It’s headquartered at Sint-Truiden in Belgium and is a major supplier of CVTs to Chinese domestic OEMs from its manufacturing plant in Nanjing, China. 


THE WEEK THAT WAS - VW and GM back in the news

26 August 2016

Two of the world's largest automakers - Volkswagen and General Motors - have been in the news again this week, neither for entirely good reasons. Let's start with VW and its supplier row.


THE WEEK THAT WAS - The internet of what, now....?

18 March 2016

You gotta love the way buzzwords and jargon spread like a Californian wildfire around the auto industry. I'd heard 'the Internet of Things' mentioned with ever-growing frequency in the months before hearing it in almost every presentation during my fascinating, week-long look at the [buzzwords alert] Connected Car sector in Ontario late last year.


January 2016, management briefing (Part 2)

26 January 2016

The second part of this month’s briefing reviews just some of the supplier autonomous driving innovations that caught our eye in the consumer electronics show (CES) and Detroit auto show this month. While they may not be household names, the likes of Autoliv, Bosch, Continental, Delphi, Denso, Magna, Valeo, Visteon and ZF TRW will heavily influence how your autonomous car will perform. Here, the tech talk is on sensor fusion (critical for self-driving cars), connectivity and vehicle-to-everything. In the meantime, semi-autonomous technologies are becoming more affordable thereby paving the way for mass-vehicle market growth.

Latest interviews


Next steps for steering technologies - Bosch

9 October 2017

Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, we spoke to Dr Marcus Parche, executive vice president, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering about steering technologies for different levels of driver autonomy, user experience test results, steer-by-wire and further market potential for electric power steering.


Bosch on trends in the fuel injection market

23 March 2017

Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier one automotive component suppliers, we spoke to Rasmus Frei, Senior Technical Manager Petrol Electrification, Robert Bosch UK, about fuel injection technologies and trends.


Robert Bosch Automotive Steering - Q&A

13 March 2017

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one component suppliers, we spoke to Alexander Gaedke, head of system and advanced development of passenger cars steering systems at Robert Bosch Automotive Steering in Schwaebisch Gmuend, Germany.


Bosch on the IoT, connectivity, sensors - Q&A

29 March 2016

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one automotive component suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Arun Srinivasan, head of Bosch’s UK automotive division about advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and how the connected car will become the third living space – next to home and office.

Latest news


Bosch opens infotainment systems plant in China

24 May 2018

Bosch says it is continuing to expand its presence in China and has opened a new plant for infotainment systems in the eastern Chinese city of Wuhu.


American Ford truck gets an English engine

30 April 2018

Ford's new three litre diesel V6 engine for the top selling North American F-150 pickup truck line comes from England, though that is not mentioned in official statements from the automaker.


Bosch CEO claims diesel technology breakthrough

25 April 2018

Bosch has claimed a major breakthrough in diesel technology which it says 'promises to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides to unprecedented levels'.


just-auto Plus only Bosch/e.Go to develop automatic valet parking

12 April 2018

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. This future will arrive in Aachen before the year is out, when the new parking garage for the...


Bosch expands its US research facility

6 April 2018

Bosch says it has moved to a larger location in Silicon Valley, opening a new Research and Technology Center (RTC) in Sunnyvale. The RTC was previously located in Palo Alto, roughly 15 kilometres to the west. The cost of the new location amounts to 36 million euros (40 million dollars).


just-auto Plus only Bosch opens new R&D facility in Silicon Valley

5 April 2018

From the rapid growth of the semiconductor industry to the birth of the venture capital business, Silicon Valley has become synonymous with technology innovation. As the region has transformed to nearly a US$3 trillion ecosystem of business, Bosch has been...


Bosch develops app to avoid wrong-way collisions

21 March 2018

Bosch and the Antenne Bayern radio station aim to eliminate road fatalities caused by wrong-way drivers.


Bosch acquires US carpooling start-up SPLT

22 February 2018

Bosch is entering the ridesharing business following the acquisition of Splitting Fares Inc. (SPLT), a US start-up based in Detroit.


Stop "diesel-bashing" say French Mayors

5 February 2018

Two French Mayors near the Bosch Rodez injector factory facing jobs uncertainty, are calling for an end to attacks on the diesel sector.


Bosch says "nothing in stone" as Rodez staff sweat

2 February 2018

Bosch says there is "nothing set in stone" concerning the future of its diesel injector plant in Southern France as unions continue to express fears surrounding potential job cuts.


Auto strikes grip Germany as union demands 6% rise

2 February 2018

A wave of strikes in the metalworking and electrical industries is continuing to sweep Germany today (2 February) as unions seek significantly improved wage increases and holiday benefits.


Unions "have to contribute" to Rodez plan - Bosch

31 January 2018

Bosch says unions at its diesel injector plant in Southern France will "have to contribute" to a transition deal to address rapidly falling demand for the fuel as speculation surrounding the factory grows.


Bosch Mobility Solutions sales up 8% to EUR47bn

30 January 2018

Bosch has posted Mobility Solutions sales up 7.8% to EUR47.4bn (US$59bn), while overall sales rose 6.7% to EUR78bn.


France urges Bosch investment amid union fears

26 January 2018

French Finance Minister, Bruno le Maire is pushing Bosch to increase investment at its Rodez diesel injector factory following union fears of job cuts at the southern France site.


just-auto Plus only Bosch/Vodafone/Huawei field-test Cellular-V2X

25 January 2018

It is Friday afternoon, and the traffic on the A9 freeway near Munich is congested. Navigation requires complete concentration. Other vehicles are constantly cutting in front of the car, forcing the driver to brake abruptly − which is the cause of many...


just-auto Plus only Bosch presents redundant braking solution at NAIAS

16 January 2018

Without redundancy, there is no automated driving. The promise of automated driving requires a mix of technological, societal and regulatory development and cooperation. The technology continues to advance thanks to sensors and software, but also thanks to...


Ford 'sued by truck owners in US' over diesel

11 January 2018

Ford is alleged to have rigged its heavy-duty trucks to beat emissions tests, according to a a lawsuit from a legal firm representing US drivers.


Bosch completes starter motor ownership switch

11 January 2018

Bosch Group's starter motor and generator division has completed its transition to an independent company with new owner, Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery Group.


just-auto Plus only Bosch develops new voice assistant technology

9 January 2018

“I’m Casey, your new passenger. Are you ready to get started?” Voice assistants such as Alexa, Siri, Google, Cortana, and Bixby have taken charge of smart households, control lighting and the vacuum cleaner - Bosch now puts the voice...


BMW and Bosch top company rankings in survey

8 January 2018

Respondents to just-auto's annual confidence survey are overwhelmingly optimistic on prospects for their companies over the next twelve months. A majority of respondents - professionals working directly in the industry or in service sectors - said that they are either quite positive (50% of respondents) or 'very positive' (24.1%) about business prospects.


CES - Bosch unveils Telematics eCall Plug

8 January 2018

Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions is to unveil its Telematics eCall Plug (TEP), a retrofit plug-in sensor device at CES 2018


Conti/Bosch to buy 5% each of Here Technologies

4 January 2018

Continental and Bosch are to acquire a 5% stake in mapping and location services provider, Here Technologies.


Bosch sells its subsidiary SEG Automotive to ZMJ

2 January 2018

At the end of 2017, Bosch completed the scheduled sale of its subsidiary SEG Automotive Germany GmbH, the former Robert Bosch Starter Motors Generators Holding GmbH, together with all subsidiaries, to the purchaser consortium ZMJ (Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery Group) in Zhengzhou, China and CRCI (China Renaissance Capital Investment) in Hong Kong, China.


Bosch opens new auto parts plant in Thailand

11 December 2017

Robert Bosch has opened a new THB3.2bn (US$98.5m) automotive components manufacturing facility in Thailand's Rayong province.


Autonomous to aid elderly and blind-Bosch Hungary

6 December 2017

Bosch Hungary is highlighting the advantages for older and disabled people with the advent of autonomous vehicles as work to advance the concept gathers pace.


just-auto Plus only ON image sensors to enhance future ADAS solutions

10 November 2017

ON Semiconductor Corporation, driving energy efficient innovations, announced that Bosch has selected ON Semiconductor, the world leader in automotive image sensors, as the image sensor supplier for a future camera technology for advanced driver assistance...


Bosch Australia now specialises in trailer safety

10 October 2017

Bosch Australia has survived the end of Australian car manufacture and transfer of ABS manufacture to Asia by becoming the group specialist in Trailer Safety Control (TSC) for fitment to caravans and trailers equipped with electric brakes and towed by passenger vehicles.


Bosch e-axle for new hydrogen-electric truck

21 September 2017

By 2021, Nikola Motor Company will bring to market the One and Two, a class 8 hydrogen-electric truck line that will deliver more than 1,000 horsepower and 2,000 ft lb of torque – nearly double the horsepower of any semi-truck on the road – plus with "zero local emissions". The truck has a new commercial vehicle powertrain achieved thanks to a development partnership between Nikola and Bosch.


just-auto Plus only Nikola/Bosch develop powertrain for CVs

20 September 2017

Electrification is becoming bigger than you imagined. By 2021, Nikola Motor Company will bring to market the Nikola One and Two, a class-8 hydrogen-electric truck lineup that will deliver more than 1,000 horsepower and 2,000 ft lbs of torque – nearly...


Maserati switches to EPS to enable ADAS functions

13 September 2017

Maserati has switched its Ghibli, Quattroporte and Levante models to electric power steering (EPS) for the 2018 model year, enabling new driver assistance systems (ADAS).

Bosch news

Bosch opens infotainment systems plant in China

24 May 2018

Bosch says it is continuing to expand its presence in China and has opened a new plant for infota...


American Ford truck gets an English engine

30 April 2018

Ford's new three litre diesel V6 engine for the top selling North American F-150 pickup truck...


Bosch CEO claims diesel technology breakthrough

25 April 2018

Bosch has claimed a major breakthrough in diesel technology which it says 'promises to reduce emi...


just-auto Plus only Bosch/e.Go to develop automatic valet parking

12 April 2018

This is what stress-free parking will look like in the future: pull up, step out of the car, pull...


Bosch expands its US research facility

6 April 2018

Bosch says it has moved to a larger location in Silicon Valley, opening a new Research and Techno...


just-auto Plus only Bosch opens new R&D facility in Silicon Valley

5 April 2018

From the rapid growth of the semiconductor industry to the birth of the venture capital business,...



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