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5th January 2017
Sensor solutions for connected mobility and Industry 4.0 at CES 2017

Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions showcases three innovative sensor-based solutions at the 2017 International CES in Las Vegas, USA. The devices help improve comfort, convenience and accountability, and new extension boards simplify the development of Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Analysis
30th November 2016
memsstar completes installation of two MEMS etch systems

memsstar announced that it has installed two ORBIS ALPHA systems in Bosch’s German research and development facility in Renningen. The systems will be used in Bosch’s development efforts for the next generation of MEMS devices. Introduced in 2014, ORBIS systems deliver the industry’s most advanced single-wafer process capability for advanced MEMS manufacturing.

Sensors
8th November 2016
Driving comfort improved with pressure sensors

At this year's electronica in Munich, Germany, Bosch launches the SMP14x, a pressure sensor for hydraulic pressure measurement in automatic transmissions. With a response time of less than 1 millisecond, the sensor measures pressure to operate the clutch with high precision.

Power
28th January 2016
7% lower fuel consumption with active gas pedal

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.

Events News
6th January 2016
Smart sensors for home, office, vehicle & IoT applications

At the 2016 International CES in Las Vegas, Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions has launched three innovative sensor-based products. The devices provide smart solutions for homes, offices and vehicles, to help improve comfort, convenience and safety, as well as helping developers to quickly create new IoT solutions.

Artificial Intelligence
16th January 2014
Lives could be saved with motorcycle stability control

Supporting riders when braking hard in bends, the Bosch MSC motorcycle stability control could prove to defuse thousands of critical situations and significantly bring down the number of fatalities in bends.  

Power
10th December 2013
Save fuel by stopping the engine before the vehicle

Helping to combat the ever rising cost of fuel, Bosch has developed a new start-stop coasting function which stops the engine when the vehicle is in motion to save fuel. The new system stops the engine whenever the vehicle can maintain its speed simply by rolling (i.e. on a slope). As soon as the driver touches the accelerator or brake pedal, the engine starts up again. Bosch's new start-stop coasting function enables travel in zero-emission, noi...

Analysis
30th October 2013
Bosch & PSA Peugeot Citroën optimise vehicle range and safety

Along with other partners, Bosch and PSA Peugeot Citroën are cooperating on the Optimal Energy Consumption and Recovery research programme. Available for all types of motors (gasoline, diesel, hybrid and electric), two new technologies developed for the OpEneR project are designed to improve the range of future hybrid and electric vehicles and optimise driver safety and comfort.

Analysis
15th October 2013
100 Years Of Electricity In The Car

One hundred years ago, Bosch brought electricity into the car: a generator launched in 1913 powered the “Bosch-Licht,” the world’s first automotive lighting system. In the years that followed, the generator increasingly became the automobile’s power station. Today, it supplies power to things such as the car radio, power windows, air-conditioning system, and safety systems such as ESP(R). Now, in the Bosch boost recuperati...

Analysis
30th September 2013
Bosch Presents Solutions For Mobility Of The Future

Bosch will be playing an active role in this year’s celebrations in Stuttgart to mark the day of German Unity. On October 2 and 3, the supplier of technology and services will be presenting products and services relating to the mobility of the future. The focal point of the exhibition, on show in Stuttgart’s “Schlossgarten” park, is electromobility. There, Bosch will present products and solutions for electrically powered ...

Power
27th September 2013
Continuously Variable Transmissions On The Rise Worldwide

Driving up a winding mountain road can be a tiresome task. None of the gears seems to be right. Sometimes they are too high, sometimes too low. With continuously variable transmission, it's a different story. As its name suggests, this automatic transmission works without any fixed shifting point. The result is a smooth drive at constant traction and engine speed.

Renewables
28th August 2013
Funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

As part of a new joint project, two companies and two academic institutes have got together with a single goal in mind: to improve battery performance in electric vehicles. The project partners hope that smart battery management will give a significant boost to the performance, safety, and service life of electric and hybrid vehicles. An innovative method that uses the path traveled by the electricity in the battery to transmit data provides the ...

Analysis
5th August 2013
Bosch Opens New Plant In China

Bosch opened a new plant in Chengdu, western China. In the future, the plant will manufacture safety systems such as the ABS antilock braking system and the ESP(R) electronic stability program for local customers. The new site covers a total of some 127,000 square meters. Bosch, a supplier of technology and services, will be investing roughly 100 million euros in the location in the years ahead. Of this amount, 35 million euros have already been ...

Analysis
22nd July 2013
Bosch Technology Powers 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

Bosch announced today that its clean diesel technology is featured on the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel. Bosch provides the fuel injection system, ceramic glow plugs, engine control module, exhaust gas treatment technology and sensors for the vehicle.

Analysis
17th July 2013
Technology for the mobility of the future

In light of the global trend toward urbanization, our mobility needs are increasing rapidly. At the same time, standards for clean air, noise control, and climate protection are becoming stricter. At the UN conference on implementing Rio+20 decisions – held in Berlin from June 19 to 21 – internationally recognized experts are meeting to discuss the resource-conserving transportation of the future. Bosch is taking part, with both detailed pres...

Analysis
21st June 2013
Bosch opens new proving ground in China

On June 21, Bosch opened a new proving ground in Donghai, Jiangsu province. This test facility will allow year-round testing of active safety systems such as the ABS antilock braking system, the ESP® electronic stability program, and powerful driver assistance systems for passenger cars, motorcycles, and trucks with a total weight of up to 45 metric tons. Chinese drivers are coming to appreciate safety and comfort more and more. “Even now, eve...

Power
20th June 2013
Bosch, GS Yuasa, and Mitsubishi Corporation Working On Next Generation Lithium-Ion Batteries

Robert Bosch GmbH and the Japanese companies GS Yuasa International Ltd and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed to work together on the next generation of high-performance lithium-ion batteries. These batteries are fundamental for future forms of mobility, such as plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicles. The companies aim to use advanced cell management and progress in electrochemistry and materials to significantly increase energy content. This w...

Renewables
20th June 2013
Technology For The Mobility Of The Future

In light of the global trend toward urbanization, our mobility needs are increasing rapidly. At the same time, standards for clean air, noise control, and climate protection are becoming stricter. At the UN conference on implementing Rio+20 decisions – held in Berlin from June 19 to 21 – internationally recognized experts are meeting to discuss the resource-conserving transportation of the future. Bosch is taking part, with both detailed pres...

Sensors
18th June 2013
On The Road To Accident-Free Driving – Bosch Is Networking And Automating Vehicles

Gerhard Steiger, President of Chassis Systems Control, and Dr. Michael Bolle, Executive Vice President Engineering Car Multimedia, at the 61st Automotive Press Briefing in Boxberg, June 2013 All the forecasts agree: the number of vehicles manufactured worldwide will continue to increase, and traffic density with it. Nonetheless, a raft of measures introduced over the past few years have succeeded in significantly reducing the number of road d...

Analysis
6th June 2013
Hydraulic hybrid is “Engine of the Year”

Bosch has won the international Engine of the Year award for its hydraulic hybrid. This powertrain complements a classic internal-combustion engine with hydraulic elements and a pressure accumulator filled with nitrogen. Frank Linkenheil, one of the two project leaders at Bosch, says: “Thanks to the hydraulic hybrid, alternative powertrains are one alternative richer. We are very proud to be the first supplier to win this award.” The award is...

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