Spare parts, diagnostics, workshop equipment, workshop concepts

The focus is on sustainability of the workshop Bosch presents a host of innovations at Automechanika 2014

  • Everything relating to spare parts, diagnostics and workshop equipment, service activities and workshop concepts in Hall 9
  • New solutions for the future of the workshop
  • In advance online: tradeshow highlights, schedules and apps at
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  • August 01, 2014
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Bosch exhibits on 2,300 square meters in Hall 9 at this year's Automechanika in Frankfurt am Main. From 16 to 20 September 2014, the leading complete provider for trade and workshops will showcase its broad range of spare parts, diagnostics and workshop equipment as well as service activities and workshop concepts. Bosch products and solutions for the workshop of both today and tomorrow are presented here in a clear and comprehensive manner.

The focus is on new technologies for the workshop
One highlight of Bosch's tradeshow appearance is the technological refinement of the workshop business. The increasing degree of networking, you see, is also changing the nature of service work. Bosch has developed the requisite modules, and is set to debut new technologies for the "connected workshop" at Automechanika. An especially interesting module is the use of Augmented Reality for motor vehicle repairs and training. On the stand, visitors will have the opportunity to try out Augmented Reality themselves at numerous stations using their own Smartphone. From early September onwards, a special app will be available to download free-of-charge from the Bosch Automechanika website

Live demonstrations and training on stage
Bosch will present an ongoing and varied program on the large stage. Professional trainers will demonstrate the new technologies and training live, including diagnostic solutions for electro and hybrid vehicles. The detailed program will be available online from early September at

Spare parts and diagnostics: a host of innovations and developments

Bosch will present and demonstrate live a host of new products and solutions. This includes the refinement of spare parts, such as the new high-performance spark plug for engines with direct petrol injection, or the Aerotwin Plus wiper blade with an innovative adapter system.
Especially for workshop use, Bosch is now offering a robust tablet computer which, as Diagnostic Control Unit (DCU 220), controls all Bosch testing and diagnostic modules. Bosch is premiering the DCU at this year's Automechanika along with the new KTS 800 Truck diagnostics tester. The new KTS 440 diagnostics tester rounds out the tried and proven KTS range. The DCU 100 and DCU 220 Windows-based tablet computers are being debuted. The Bosch Esitronic Bike workshop software will be demonstrated on a motorcycle.
Bosch's entire system expertise for commercial vehicles will also be demonstrated live on a truck - including control unit diagnostics for commercial vehicles using Esitronic 2.0 Truck. Bosch will demonstrate the professional testing of diesel injection components, of both conventional injection nozzles and Common Rail injectors for passenger cars and commercial vehicles on the EPS 205 compact test stand, another innovation. The new Remote Service for the Bosch air-conditioning service unit ACS 752 will also be debuted.
And special solutions, including some new telematic products, and an expanded Bosch range for vehicle manufacturers will be also be presented.

Bosch workshop concepts on the stand
Workshop concepts such as Bosch Car Service and AutoCrew can also be seen at Automechanika. At a completely constructed Bosch Car Service, Bosch will demonstrate the requirements it has for future workshop partners.

All Bosch brands for Automotive Aftermarket are represented
As in previous years, Bosch will be represented at Automechanika by all brands for trade and workshop. Air-conditioning service specialist Robinair, part of Bosch since the end of 2012, will demonstrate its broad range of air-conditioning service units for every workshop requirement. As a specialist for the workshop network of vehicle manufacturers, Beissbarth offers a comprehensive range for the wheel. Sicam, the specialist supplier to the tire service business, will showcase its complete range of wheel-balancing and tire-fitting equipment. OTC will have its expanded range of special tools and diagnostic devices, including the new D750 diagnostics tester, at Automechanika. In Hall 3, HC Cargo will present its comprehensive range of accessories and spare parts for the automotive electric sector. Unipoint too will be present its range of starters, alternators and other components for the aftermarket.

All information on Bosch's tradeshow appearance in advance
From early September 2014 onwards, visitors can obtain all tradeshow information from The "Bosch@Automechanika 2014" app for trying out Augmented Reality using your own Smartphone can also be downloaded from here free-of-charge. A host of other information, such as the stand map, all schedules for the live presentations and training on the Bosch stand, along with further apps, images, videos and brochures round out the information available on this website.

Stand numbers and schedules at a glance:

Stand numbers
Hall 9.0 - Stand B06: Bosch, Beissbarth, Robinair, Sicam, OTC
Hall 3.0 - Stand C31: HC Cargo
Hall 3.0 - Stand G41: Unipoint

Bosch press conference
On the first day of Automechanika, 16.09.2014, from 12:15 to 12:45 hrs on the Bosch trade fair stand, Hall 9.0 – Stand B06

The speakers are Dr. Uwe Thomas, President of the Divisional Board Automotive Aftermarket Division, and Dr. Hans-Peter Meyen, Executive Vice President Product Area Diagnostics and Engineering.

Reader contact:
Robert Bosch GmbH
Automotive Aftermarket
Phone 09001 942010

The 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 18,000 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 17,000 workshops. In addition, AA is responsible for more than 1,000 “AutoCrew” partners.

Additional information can be accessed at

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 and,

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