Mar 22, 2023 - 02:04 pm
Maserati Folgore EVs will rely on Bosch Charging Services
Italian automaker Maserati will launch its new GranTurismo Folgore with access to the public charging service by Bosch. Maserati is covered by the Bosch charging network that will include around 700,000 charging points in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific by mid-2023
Jan 16, 2023 - 12:47 pm
Bosch to invest over $1 billion in e-mobility capacities in China
Bosch has announced that it will invest around one billion US dollars over several years in the development and production of components for electromobility and automated driving in China – and will build a centre for research, development and production in Suzhou for this purpose.
Nov 14, 2022 - 05:01 pm
Bosch & IBM to find battery materials using quantum computing
Bosch and IBM want to jointly research materials using quantum computers. Bosch is contributing concrete use cases from e-mobility in which quantum computers should soon have a decisive advantage over conventional computers in discovering and developing new materials.
Nov 10, 2022 - 12:45 pm
Sono & Bosch to cooperate on vehicle maintenance
Sono Motors and Bosch have agreed to cooperate on a joint Europe-wide workshop network. All services for Sono’s upcoming solar electric car will be available to users at participating workshops, including repair, service, maintenance and warranty services.
Oct 25, 2022 - 05:37 pm
Bosch launches electric drive production in South Carolina
Bosch has begun manufacturing electric motors for e-cars at its existing U.S. plant in Charleston. The German supplier also plans to invest more than $260 million at the South Carolina site to further expand production of electrification products.
Oct 13, 2022 - 12:11 pm
From zero to hero in 1.461 seconds
In 1.461 seconds from 0 to 100: that is the new world record time for the fastest accelerating electric vehicle. Twenty students from the University of Stuttgart broke the record on 23 September with their self-designed electric racing car.
Sep 23, 2022 - 03:09 pm
Aiways launches final tests for the U6 in Europe
The Chinese manufacturer Aiways has started final testing of the SUV coupé U6 before its market launch in Europe. With only lightly camouflaged prototypes, the results of the development and testing programme are validated in China – for example with high-speed tests on the motorway.
Sep 16, 2022 - 02:23 pm
Bosch starts making drives for light commercial EVs
Bosch is putting a new electric drive for vans and small and medium-sized trucks into series production. The new drive unit consists of an electric motor plus an integrated inverter. The German automotive supplier already has Daimler Truck as a launch customer.
Sep 13, 2022 - 04:32 pm
Bosch begins testing fuel cell transporters
Bosch has equipped two vans with fuel cell technology and started test operation on the road. The partner in the project is the company Abt eLine, which converted the vehicles together with Bosch Engineering. Bosch will also bring the FC transporters to the IAA Transportation next week.
Sep 1, 2022 - 02:50 pm
Bosch will produce fuel cell stacks in the US
Bosch announces its first fuel cell stack production in the United States, bolstered with over $200 million investment. The new lines will go live at the supplier’s Anderson factory, South Carolina, and Bosch expects the stacks to power Class 8 hydrogen trucks from 2026.
Jul 26, 2022 - 04:11 pm
Bosch hires new unit head for Mobility Solutions
Bosch has announced that it will reorganise its Mobility Solutions business sector as an integrated business sector as of 1 January 2023. Mobility Solutions will thus have its own sector board, headed by Markus Heyn.
May 23, 2022 - 03:36 pm
Congo & Zambia to build up battery supply chain
As the world’s largest producer of cobalt, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) no longer wants to settle for the role of a raw material supplier. Instead, it wants to build its own battery supply chain in the country. A battery factory is also being considered.
May 5, 2022 - 12:16 pm
Bosch’s eMobility order volume exceeds ten billion euros
Bosch recorded an order volume of over ten billion euros in the field of electromobility for the first time in 2021. In addition, the supplier announces its intention to offer further hydrogen components in the future: The company is also now entering the development of components for electrolysers.
Mar 14, 2022 - 02:42 pm
Bosch & Mitsubishi join battery swapping project in China
Bosch, Mitsubishi and Blue Park have joined forces to offer fleet operators a ‘Battery as a Service’ business model based on a battery exchange platform from Blue Park. The cooperation is initially focused on China, but is intended to be global in the long term.
Feb 7, 2022 - 02:32 pm
German hydrogen consortium working on flat H2 tank
BMW, Bosch, Hexagon Purus and Testnet Engineering are working together on a flat hydrogen tank for the underbody of future fuel cell cars. The first prototypes of the 700 bar high-pressure storage tank are to be developed by the end of 2022.
Jan 19, 2022 - 11:58 am
Bosch & VW look to establish battery venture
The Volkswagen Group and Bosch want to examine the establishment of a European supplier to equip battery cell factories. This does not involve joint production of battery cells, but rather the development and construction of production facilities with which battery cells are manufactured.
Dec 2, 2021 - 02:45 pm
Bosch launches semiconductor production in Germany
After several years of development, Bosch in Reutlingen has now started large-scale production of power semiconductors made of silicon carbide (SiC). In parallel, however, the further development of the semiconductors and the expansion of production capacities are already underway.
Nov 17, 2021 - 05:47 pm
Bosch expands hydrogen component portfolio
Bosch is expanding its product portfolio for mobile hydrogen applications to include components for H2 tank systems such as tank valves or pressure regulators. To this end, the German technology group is cooperating with the northern Italian specialist OMB Saleri.
Nov 9, 2021 - 03:54 pm
Bosch wants to build European supply chain for semiconductors
A new project called ‘Transform’ is dedicated to building a resilient European supply chain for silicon carbide semiconductor technology. Under the leadership of Bosch, 34 companies, universities and research institutions from seven European countries are working together on this project.
Sep 27, 2021 - 03:58 pm
Bosch presents e-motor for light & medium commercial vehicles
Bosch has presented a new electric motor for light and medium-duty commercial vehicles at the Motor Bella trade fair in the USA. The new electric motor 230 has a rated voltage of 800 volts and is designed for power levels between 150 and 230 kW continuous output.
Sep 2, 2021 - 04:43 pm
Nikola is sourcing fuel cells from Bosch
The electric truck manufacturer Nikola has reached a strategic agreement with Bosch for the production of fuel cells. Among other things, Bosch will supply Nikola with key components that will then be assembled into power modules at the truck maker’s US plant.
Sep 1, 2021 - 03:02 pm
Bosch enables ebikes to go further and smarter
Bosch has presented its innovations for the upcoming e-bike season including a smart system and a new app for more connectivity. The German engineering and technology company has also revealed a new battery – its largest e-bike battery to date – with a capacity of 750 Wh.
Aug 12, 2021 - 01:14 pm
Bosch offers battery factory starter set
Bosch has announced that it will now offer its customers factory equipment for battery production from a single source – from individual components to software solutions to complete assembly lines. The first customer has already been found.
Jul 28, 2021 - 01:24 pm
Daimler hungry for more CATL batteries
Mercedes-Benz will purchase more battery cells from CATL than planned for its accelerated electrification offensive. There is also new information on the announced eight cell factories with partners.
Jul 15, 2021 - 03:08 pm
Bosch presents new high voltage test rig
Bosch Engineering has developed a High-Voltage Lab Rig (HVLR) that can be used to efficiently test the power electronics of electric vehicles. As the tests can thus be carried out in the high-voltage lab instead of on the test bench, development time and costs are to be reduced.
Jul 8, 2021 - 02:42 pm
Bosch presents CVT transmissions for electric vehicles
Bosch has presented a CVT transmission with a continuously variable transmission ratio developed in-house for electric cars. With this, Bosch not only wants to improve efficiency and performance compared to the usual single-speed transmissions but also expand the application possibilities of electric cars – for example in trailer operation.
Jun 28, 2021 - 04:18 pm
Bosch to complete management team change in 2022
On 1 January 2022, Bosch will complete the generation change at the top of the board of management that it has been preparing for the long term. The chairs of the supervisory board, board of management and the mobility solution business will be retiring and making space for younger colleagues.
Jun 7, 2021 - 02:02 pm
Bosch opens the doors for new factory in Dresden
On Monday, Bosch commissioned its new semiconductor factory in Dresden, the construction of which the automotive supplier had begun in 2018. In future, Bosch wants to manufacture chips there on 300-millimetre wafers for the automotive industry, among others.