USA: Bosch begins building new Michigan tech centre

By just-auto.com editorial team | 18 November 2005

Robert Bosch Corporation has begun construction of a technical centre in Plymouth Township, Michigan.

The US$37.5-million, 225,000 sq. ft. site, on 76 acres, is expected to be ready for in the first quarter of 2007, and will initially house 475 staff.

The new centre will house research and development and provide administrative space for the automotive body electrical and electronics division.

Technology to be engineered at the centre will include iBolt sensing technology, adaptive cruise control, predictive safety systems and driver assistance systems.