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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 unveils curved instrument cluster

16 November 2018

Bosch has developed what it maintains is the world’s first curved instrument cluster in the cockpit of a mass-production vehicle.


just-auto Plus only Daimler/Bosch to test ride-hailing service

12 November 2018

Located on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay in Silicon Valley, and with more than one million inhabitants, San José is the third biggest city in California. It is planned to be the pilot city for trials, targeted to begin during the second half...


Bosch makes "historic" investment in semiconductor

6 November 2018

Bosch has announced a EUR1bn (GBP873,000,000) investment in a new semiconductor fabrication plant in Dresden, saying it was the largest single investment in the company's history.


Bosch wants action to highlight AV benefits

11 October 2018

Bosch is calling for the inclusion of automated driving as part of the UK driving test. This, it says, should focus on explaining the different levels of automation, its technological capabilities and how to safely manage driver to vehicle to driver communication.


Byton and Bosch sign strategic cooperation deal

26 September 2018

Byton, a premium smart electric vehicle startup, and supplier Bosch Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Germany, focused on powertrain technology, braking and driver assistance systems.


Daimler and Bosch demo automated valet parking

14 September 2018

Daimler and Bosch have demonstrated their joint automated valet parking pilot project in Beijing.


Daimler mobility services marks 24.4m customers

30 August 2018

Following the announcement of the name change planned for 2019, from Daimler Financial Services AG to Daimler Mobility AG, Daimler said its mobility division continued on a strong growth trajectory in July.


Bosch launches new app for keyless car access

30 August 2018

Bosch is about to launch a new app which turns smartphones into car keys. 'Perfectly Keyless' replaces the analogue vehicle key with one that Bosch says 'is digital, impossible to lose or steal, and stored securely and specifically for each user in a smartphone app'.


Bosch offers two eCityTruck powertrains

17 August 2018

Bosch says it has two versions of its eCityTruck powertrain, one with a transmission and one without.


Bosch to provide 1,500 apprenticeships in 2019

15 August 2018

German supplier, Bosch is to provide 1,500 apprenticeships to young people next year, with one in four involving a cooperative education programme in a discipline such as electrical or mechanical engineering.


Daimler and Bosch select Nvidia AI platform

11 July 2018

In their alliance to put highly automated and driverless vehicles on urban streets, Bosch and Daimler have specified the computing power needed for their prospective system.


Bosch/Daimler select California as pilot location

11 July 2018

Bosch and Daimler are speeding up the development of fully-automated and driverless driving (SAE Level 4/5) and the partners have chosen California as the pilot location for the first test fleet.


just-auto Plus only Bosch and NIO join over e-mobilty solutions

10 July 2018

The Bosch Group and electric vehicle company NIO signed a strategic cooperation agreement focused on sensor technology, automated driving, electric motor controls, and intelligent transport systems. The signing ceremony took place in Berlin in the presence of...


just-auto Plus only Robert Bosch announces board of management changes

29 June 2018

Dr Michael Bolle (57) will be joining the board of management of Robert Bosch effective 1 July 2018. Bolle is currently head of the corporate sector for research and advance engineering. He will be taking over the newly created position of chief digital...


Bosch and Mojio combine on connected services

28 June 2018

Bosch and start-up Mojio are working together to co-develop connected car services beginning with a focus on vehicle communication and diagnostics as well as crash detection and notification.


just-auto Plus only VWGoA and partners form NAV alliance

27 June 2018

Autonomous driving is creating a need for a new breed of in-vehicle networking solutions that can transmit data between the increasing number of high-resolution sensors, cameras and processing engines at blazing-fast speeds. Today Aquantia, Bosch, Continental,...


VW joins suppliers in AV networking alliance

27 June 2018

Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA), Aquantia, Bosch, Continental and NVIDIA have announced the formation of the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance, "to drive the ecosystem development required for the next generation of multi-gig ethernet networking in vehicles".


just-auto Plus only Bosch breaks ground on new semiconductor plant

26 June 2018

The foundation stone laid in Dresden is a key milestone in the construction of the Bosch Group’s state-of-the-art wafer fab. Construction is scheduled to be completed in late 2019 when installation of the production machinery will start. “Today...


just-auto Plus only Bosch plans further investment in India

21 June 2018

Bosch can see clear indications of recovery in India: “India’s economy is on the rise again and showing great potential,” said Dr Volkmar Denner, chairman of the board of management of the Bosch Group, during his multi-day visit to India. The...


Bosch seeks AV testing in Romania

29 May 2018

Local media reports in Romania say that Bosch is in talks with local authorities to get permission for testing autonomous cars on the streets of the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca, near an engineering base it has set up.


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.

Bosch news

Bosch unveils curved instrument cluster

16 November 2018

Bosch has developed what it maintains is the world's first curved instrument cluster in the cockp...


just-auto Plus only Daimler/Bosch to test ride-hailing service

12 November 2018

Located on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay in Silicon Valley, and with more than one mill...


Bosch makes "historic" investment in semiconductor

6 November 2018

Bosch has announced a EUR1bn (GBP873,000,000) investment in a new semiconductor fabrication plant...


Bosch wants action to highlight AV benefits

11 October 2018

Bosch is calling for the inclusion of automated driving as part of the UK driving test. This, it...


Byton and Bosch sign strategic cooperation deal

26 September 2018

Byton, a premium smart electric vehicle startup, and supplier Bosch Group signed a strategic coop...


Daimler and Bosch demo automated valet parking

14 September 2018

Daimler and Bosch have demonstrated their joint automated valet parking pilot project in Beijing....



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