Bosch-Group Presskit

Business year 2016: connectivity keeps Bosch on growth course

Artificial intelligence rounds off IoT expertise

Lead release

Business year 2016: connectivity keeps Bosch on growth course
Bosch-Group Business/economy Press release

Business year 2016: connectivity keeps Bosch on growth course

Artificial intelligence rounds off IoT expertise

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“Connected Car Effect 2025”
Mobility Solutions Connected mobility Press release

“Connected Car Effect 2025”

Bosch study shows: more safety, more efficiency, more free time with connected mobility


Press releases

Bosch-Group Business/economy, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 Press-Feature

From sensors that feel to the all-embracing IoT cloud

Connectivity strategy at Bosch

Bosch-Group Business/economy, Internet of Things Press-Feature

How digital assistants make life easier

Two examples of tomorrow’s connected living

Bosch-Group Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 Press-Feature

Seven facts about artificial intelligence

About Bosch

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). The company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. 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.” 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 nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 59,000 associates in research and development.

The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant upfront investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

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