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Agreement between Bosch and Castrol: Supply of Castrol lubricants to some 7 000 European Bosch workshop partners

  • Lubricant products and services for Bosch Car Service and AutoCrew workshops
  • Castrol offers product portfolio and also trainings, finance and efficiency solutions
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  • June 10, 2013
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Bosch Automotive Aftermarket and Castrol announce their cooperation of an European agreement which focuses on the supply of Castrol lubricants products and services to Bosch workshop concept partners. Thanks to this cooperation, European Bosch Car Service and AutoCrew workshops will be able to offer Castrol's' leading edge product portfolio and will benefit from Castrol's Training, Finance and Efficiency solutions. Car drivers who entrust their vehicle to a Bosch workshop partner will benefit from a brand recommended by more OE manufacturers than any other lubricant brand.

In around 16 000 Bosch Services as well as over 600 Auto Crew workshops worldwide, Bosch offers all manner of multi-brand car services. These include the Bosch fields of automotive electrics, electronics and diesel servicing, but also general mechanical repairs, inspections, air-conditioning service, tires and auto glass service, in-car multimedia and oil servicing.

Contact persons for media inquiries:
Karsten Jaeger
+49 40 639-55436

Heiderose Dreiner
+49 721 942 3145

The Bosch Automotive Aftermarket division (AA) provides the aftermarket and repair shops worldwide with a complete range of diagnostic and repair shop equipment and a wide range of spare parts – from new and exchange parts to repair solutions – for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Its product portfolio includes products made as Bosch original equipment, as well as aftermarket products and services developed and manufactured in-house. More than 17,000 associates in 150 countries, as well as a global logistics network, ensure that some 650,000 different spare parts reach customers quickly and on time. In its “Automotive Service Solutions” operations, AA supplies testing and repair-shop technology, diagnostic software, service training, and information services. In addition, the division is responsible for the “Bosch Service” repair-shop franchise, one of the world’s largest independent chains of repair-shops, with some 16,000 franchises. In addition, AA is responsible for more than 600 “AutoCrew” partners.

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About Castrol

Whether on the race track or on the road, the Castrolname is synonymous with the most technically advanced lubricants available. With operations in some 70 countries, and over 100 agencies worldwide, Castrol meets the diverse needs of its customers, consumers and partners across the globe. Best known for its automotive lubricants, Castrol also produces lubricants for commercial vehicles, construction equipment, industry and the marine sector.

Founder Charles Wakefield believed passionately in building the Castrol brand through an association with record-breaking achievements on land, water and in the air. As early as 1910, Wakefield produced a series of publications to chronicle Castrol's contribution to these achievements - a legacy that remains to this day. Castrol continues to follow a philosophy of using motorsport to improve its products, pushing back technological barriers and forcing lubricants to the extremes of performance in a variety of applications. Research and development is carried out in laboratories around the world, working closely with leading manufacturers, scientific and technical centres and universities.

Through strategic partnerships with many of the world’s leading car manufacturers, Castrol is able to maintain its position as the market and technical leader for automotive lubricants for trade and retail customers.

Castrol also provides a range of additional solutions to enhance the performance of a workshop, including training, equipment, finance and efficiency programmes.

Today, Castrol is part of the BP Group - one of the three largest integrated energy companies in the world, employing over 100,000 employees.

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