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Bosch Compact Worldwide expansion of the successful workshop concepts by Bosch

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  • September 16, 2014
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The workshop concepts by Bosch offer sophisticated solutions for the different demands of independent workshops and their regional market situations. AutoCrew and Bosch Car Service have been established in the passenger car workshop market as a full service concept for many years. And also the highly specialized Bosch Diesel Centers and Bosch Diesel Services have a long tradition. The workshop concept Bosch Classic Service takes care of the special demands given by retro and vintage car specialists. Alltrucks combines the knowhow of all large providers in the commercial vehicle market.

AutoCrew: The expanding full service workshop concept AutoCrew is especially geared towards the requirements of small and medium-sized owner-managed businesses. This year, AutoCrew celebrates its 20th anniversary in Germany.

Did you know that
  • AutoCrew has been part of Bosch since 2009
  • more than 850 businesses in Europe and South Africa have joined the AutoCrew workshop network by now
  • at AutoCrew, passenger cars of all makes and years of manufacture are maintained and repaired using modern diagnostics and testing equipment
  • Bosch supports the AutoCrew partners in expanding their service quality and in customer orientation
  • the AutoCrew partners in the regional markets have a strong, positive brand image especially by way of being connected to Bosch, and that they keep enhancing their good reputation with the local drivers?
Bosch Car Service: For more than 90 years, the full service workshop concept Bosch Car Service has been a synonym for highly-qualified services in the independent workshop market all over the world.

Did you know that
  • there are more than 16 500 Bosch Service partners in 150 countries
  • there are already 1 600 Bosch Car Service businesses in China
  • there are two additional Bosch Flagship Stores in Peking and Chengdu
  • every year 50 million cars are maintained and repaired in the Bosch Car Service network - that's 3 vehicles in 2 seconds
  • 90 000 people work in the worldwide Bosch Service network, talking to one million customers over the phone, and during the vehicle check-in or check-out
  • the quality of service is evaluated by independent testing agencies, including anonymous workshop tests
  • state-of-the-art diagnostics and test technologies by Bosch are standard procedures in every Bosch Car Service
  • the Bosch Car Service workshops have considerably expanded their offer by means of cooperation agreements
  • especially operators of large fleets and leasing companies value the fast and expert service of BCS?
Bosch Diesel Center and Bosch Diesel Service: They are the diesel specialists among the businesses using the Bosch workshop concept. They benefit from all the advantages brought about by Bosch's diesel knowhow that has been growing for decades.

Did you know that
  • the Bosch Diesel Centers and Services competently carry out all diagnostics, component tests and repairs for diesel systems
  • they provide both independent and authorized workshops with their special expertise
  • Bosch Diesel Centers and Services are the only authorized partners for the processing of warranty claims for diesel components by Bosch
  • they work with highly-specialized workshop equipment when reconditioning diesel technology
  • diesel components reconditioned by Bosch Diesel Centers or Bosch Diesel Services will in future be furnished with a special quality certificate which confirms that the repair has been carried out following strict Bosch requirements?
Bosch Classic Service: The Bosch workshop concept Bosch Classic Service offers support and a network to workshops and end customers specialized on the care and professional reconditioning of retro and vintage cars.

Did you know that
  • there are 55 Bosch Classic Car Services in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by now that carry the Bosch additional qualification for retro and vintage cars
  • Bosch Classic Car Services do not only provide care, maintenance and reconditioning but also complete car restorations
  • the Bosch specialists for classical cars also offer training courses regarding the reconditioning of classical Bosch systems for workshop professionals and interested fans of vintage cars?
Alltrucks: The new multi-brand workshop concept Alltrucks offers unique knowhow and technical support to independent commercial vehicle workshops in Europe.

Did you know that
  • Alltrucks is a Joint Venture of Bosch, Knorr-Bremse and ZF
  • a new diagnostics system is available to the Alltrucks partners, which bundles the entire diagnostics software of all three companies on the diagnostics tester KTS Truck by Bosch
  • the connected commercial vehicle workshops use state-of-the-art diagnostics systems and workshop equipment
  • the Alltrucks workshop employees keep their knowledge up-to-date by means of regular technical trainings
  • the Alltrucks businesses are supports by a technical hotline?

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 www.bosch-automotive.com

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.

PI8689 - September 16, 2014

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