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Diesel in North America Bosch Technology Powers 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

  • Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel available now in U.S. and Canada
  • Bosch predicts more than 60 clean diesel models in N.A. market in 2017
  • Vehicle achieves industry-best, EPA-estimated 46 mpg highway
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  • July 22, 2013
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Farmington Hills, Mich. – Bosch, a leading global technology supplier, 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.

“The launch of the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel solidifies the growing perception and market demand for clean diesel technology here in the United States,” said Bernd Boisten, regional president, Diesel Systems North America, Robert Bosch LLC. “With this compact sedan, Chevrolet is demonstrating its trust in the many benefits this technology provides, including increased fuel efficiency, superior driving range and maintaining its value longer. We are thrilled to see Chevrolet bringing a clean diesel into the U.S. market now and thus further increasing choices for consumers.”

The Chevrolet Cruze gasoline model sold more than 280,000 vehicles in North America last year, demonstrating the strength of the vehicle in the marketplace. The launch of the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel in the U.S. marks the first clean diesel car from Chevrolet in decades. It also builds on the Cruze’s already notable fuel efficiency and safety, making it a smart choice for shoppers looking for a quality compact car. In addition, the Cruze Diesel produces 151 horsepower and 264 lb-ft of torque.

The Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel is the most recent addition of clean diesel models for sale in the U.S. Bosch predicts there will be more than 60 diesel vehicle models available in North America in 2017.

For more information about Bosch clean diesel technology, please visit:
http://www.bosch.us/content/language1/html/945.htm

Mobility Solutions is the largest Bosch Group business sector. In 2015, its sales came to 41.7 billion euros, or 59 percent of total group sales. This makes the Bosch Group one of the leading automotive suppliers. The Mobility Solutions business sector combines the group’s expertise in three mobility domains – automation, electrification, and connectivity – and offers its customers integrated mobility solutions. Its main areas of activity are injection technology and powertrain peripherals for internal-combustion engines, diverse solutions for powertrain electrification, vehicle safety systems, driver-assistance and automated functions, technology for user-friendly infotainment as well as vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication, repair-shop concepts, and technology and services for the automotive aftermarket. Bosch is synonymous with important automotive innovations, such as electronic engine management, the ESP anti-skid system, and common-rail diesel technology.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of 70.6 billion euros in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

Further information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com, http://twitter.com/BoschPresse.

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