Global presence for powertrain electrificationGlobal presence Bosch has experts for hybrid and electric vehicles on hand close to its customers around the globe. This proximity to automakers is the reason for outstanding and highly flexible cooperation. Short distances save time and help to reduce costs. Bosch has a local presence in the markets in Europe, China, Japan, and the United States, with experts on hand for powertrain electrification."
Systems expertise and extensive know-how for powertrain electrification
System and connectivity competence Bosch possesses holistic systems expertise for drives for hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicles. Bosch has a precise knowledge of the technical requirements placed on the various components and has an excellent command of the technical interrelationships and dependencies within the system as a whole. This knowledge enables Bosch to fit individual components together to form a functioning whole that offers optimal system performance. System connectivity between the drive and navigation system provides additional potential for reducing energy consumption."
Long-term partnership with automakers
Reliable partnership As a partner for systems and components for electrified vehicles, Bosch supports automakers’ activities right from the early stages of vehicle design and development all the way through to volume production and vehicle servicing. Future product and system generations are defined in close cooperation with automakers. Bosch offers customized solutions as well as standard components."
Comprehensive portfolio and extensive competence in powertrain electrification
Comprehensive portfolio and know-how for vehicles, infrastructure, and services When working with automakers, Bosch offers not only its comprehensive lineup of technology products and services but also extensive experience and expertise in all areas of automotive technology. Bosch offers a comprehensive component portfolio for hybrid and electric vehicles. This includes power electronics, electric motors, vehicle control units (VCU), and regenerative braking systems. The modular system and component concept paves the way for a versatile powertrain system design and at the same time leads to economies of scale for reducing costs."
Ensuring quality and reliability in powertrain electrification
Quality and reliability The quality and reliability of Bosch technology helps to bring technically sophisticated electrically powered vehicles to market. The systems for hybrid and electric vehicles are highly robust and durable. The high quality of Bosch systems is based on many years of experience."
Driving forward innovation and technology for powertrain electrification
Innovative strength and speed As an innovation driver and technology leader in the industry, Bosch develops electric powertrain systems and integrates technical innovations in volume production. The company’s absolute commitment to research and development plays a significant role in equipping vehicles with innovative technology. In 2013, Bosch provided the complete electrified powertrain of the Fiat 500e, including the battery, power electronics, and electric motor. By the end of 2016, Bosch was involved in more than 30 production projects involving core components, such as electric motors, power electronics, and battery technology. The first commercial vehicle project has already entered volume production."