Bosch presents solutions for mobility of the future

Focal point: electromobility

  • Hands-on presentation of e-bikes
  • Indego robot takes care of mowing the grass
  • Bosch Allstars perform on Königstrasse

Stuttgart – Bosch will be playing an active role in this year’s celebrations in Stuttgart to mark the day of German Unity. On October 2 and 3, the supplier of technology and services will be presenting products and services relating to the mobility of the future. The focal point of the exhibition, on show in Stuttgart’s “Schlossgarten” park, is electromobility. There, Bosch will present products and solutions for electrically powered bikes, scooters, and cars. “Our systems for e-bikes and e-scooters also serve to give people a feeling of what driving electrically is like. In this way, we are supporting multimodal traffic concepts in large cities,” says Dr. Volkmar Denner, chairman of the Bosch board of management.

Apart from smart operating units, the European market leader Bosch eBike Systems offers long-life rechargeable batteries and powerful drive units. True to the motto of the celebrations - “curiosity meets motion” - visitors can try out e-bikes fitted with Bosch technology in the Schlossgarten park.

Also outdoors, the Bosch Power Tools Indego robot lawnmower will demonstrate just how effortless it can be to look after the garden. The Indego mows lawns up to a size of 1000 square meters completely automatically. Musically as well, Bosch will be present at the celebrations. At 6 p.m. on October 3, the Bosch Allstars will be giving a concert on one of the four stages on Königstrasse, Stuttgart’s main shopping street.

Bosch is involved in many electromobility projects
Baden-Württemberg is one of four German “Schaufenster Elektromobilität” (electromobility showcases). In this context, Bosch is involved in many projects to research and develop the electromobile future. For example, LivingLab BW is studying electromobility in everyday life in more than 40 individual projects. Its aim is to test the technologies that are already available and to develop viable business models. The “Get eReady” project is examining how vehicle fleets can be operated economically. As part of this project, it is planned to have 750 hybrid and all-electric vehicles on the roads in the Stuttgart region by 2015. In addition, Bosch is an active member of the Cluster Elektromobilität Süd-West (electromobility cluster southwest).

The company is working on challenges of electromobility that go far beyond classic product business. It annual investments in this field come to roughly 400 million euros.

From 1 to 3 p.m. on October 2, the Bosch exhibition will be visited by Peter Friedrich, the Baden-Württemberg state minister for the Bundesrat, Europe, and international affairs.

The complete program of events to mark the Day of German Unity is availableonline(German only).

Tags: Elektromobility, Stuttgart, Solutions, Mobility, Dienstleistungen Mobilität,

The Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH, a division of the Bosch Group, is one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools. In 2018, its roughly 20,000 associates generated sales of 4.6 billion euros, about 85 percent of which outside of Germany. With brands such as Bosch and Dremel, the division stands for customer focus and great engineering progress. The core success factors are innovative strength and pace of innovation. In 2019, Bosch Power Tools will again launch more than 100 new products onto the German market in its four business segments power tools, accessories, measuring tools and garden tools.

Mobility Solutions is the largest Bosch Group business sector. In 2018, its sales came to 47.6 billion euros, or 61 percent of total group sales. This makes the Bosch Group one of the leading automotive suppliers. The Mobility Solutions business sector pursues a vision of mobility that is accident-free. emissions-free, and fascinating, and combines the group’s expertise in the domains of automation, electrification, and connectivity. For its customers, the outcome is integrated mobility solutions. The business sector’s 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.

Bosch Software Innovations, the Bosch Group's software and systems house, designs, develops, and operates innovative software and system solutions that help our customers around the world both in the Internet of Things (IoT) and in the traditional enterprise environment. We place particular focus on the topics of mobility, energy, manufacturing, and building. Our IoT platform - the Bosch IoT Suite - allows the interaction of devices, users, companies and partners on a centralized platform. This enables the development of innovative and future-oriented solutions for new business models.

With some 600 associates worldwide, Bosch Software Innovations has locations in Germany (Berlin, Immenstaad, and Stuttgart), Singapore, China (Shanghai), and the United States (Chicago).

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About Bosch eBike Systems

A new generation of bikes is taking town and country by storm and is already a part of everyday life. eBikes are a modern means of transport for modern people: people in a hurry and people who prefer to take it easy, the fit and the comfort lovers, commuters and pleasure cyclists and, of course, young and old. The tailwind of technology-leading eBikes made by what are already more than 70 leading brands in Europe is powered by components that Bosch is developing to perfection. The Bosch portfolio ranges from the highly efficient drive unit (motor and gearbox) and high-quality batteries to a smart on-board and cycle computer that can be used intuitively. Perfect coordination of components holds the key to typical Bosch performance in terms of both comfort and efficiency.
Like other Bosch products, the eBike systems benefit from the Bosch Group’s technology and production know-how. From conception and engineering to manufacturing, marketing and after-sales service, Bosch eBike Systems constantly set new standards for the eBike industry. The Bosch Group’s experience in the areas of electric motors, sensor technology, displays and lithium-ion batteries ensures that Bosch eBike systems use technology that is invented for life and that eBike users have their fun.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). The company generated sales of 78.5 billion euros in 2018. 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 460 subsidiary and regional companies in over 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At nearly 130 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 68,700 associates in research and development.

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