Press release #Electrified mobility

New record: more than 9,000 people take part in Bosch eBike Systems’ Training Tour

Successful conclusion of European Training Programme for Retailers

  • Record number of participants
  • Bosch specialists share their in-depth know-how
Tamara Winograd

Tamara Winograd

Stuttgart/Reutlingen – Bosch eBike Systems has concluded its 2016/17 Training Tour for Retailers with a new record: more than 9,000 participants attended a total of 215 training sessions in 15 countries and 80 cities. For the first time, Swedish and Finnish dealers also had an opportunity to pick up some useful tips about eBike technology and service. The main focus of the training was on the latest products and correct use of the Bosch Diagnostic Tool.

New challenges, new advances in eBike technology

Ulrich Lippmann, Head of Training at Bosch eBike Systems, comments: "We are delighted that our programmes have been so well received, because ongoing training and the improvement of skills in the field of eBike technology are of pivotal importance for the retail sector. Dealers find themselves faced with more and more new challenges as a result of the rapid changes which digitalisation entails. It's important to keep right up to date and to offer customers genuine value added."

Tips from experts in 15 countries

The primary focus of the training sessions was on the use of the Bosch Diagnostic Tool, including the Capacity Tester, and on the new products for Model Year 2018, such as Purion, the DualBattery and the Compact Charger. The experts also provided useful tips on correct usage and troubleshooting and gave an insight into the latest developments on the eBike market. At the end of each training session the participants received a Bosch Certificate. The courses were held in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, the Benelux countries, Norway, Spain, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland and Sweden.

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Bosch eBike Systems is shaping the future of eBike mobility with innovative products and digital services ranging from highly efficient drive systems to the first production-ready ABS for eBikes and Connected Biking solutions. On the daily routes through the city, on leisurely rides through the countryside or for sporting adventures in the mountains: Bosch eBike Systems offers eBikers the right drive system (drive unit, battery, display, and app) for every requirement and every area of use, ensuring a unique riding sensation. Today, more than 100 of the world's leading bicycle brands trust the perfectly coordinated, modular product portfolio. As an independent division within the Bosch Group, Bosch eBike Systems also makes use of the Group's technology and manufacturing expertise. For healthy, safe and sustainable mobility that is fun.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 429,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2023). The company generated sales of 91.6 billion euros in 2023. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. With its business activities, the company aims to use technology to help shape universal trends such as automation, electrification, digitalization, connectivity, and an orientation to sustainability. In this context, Bosch’s broad diversification across regions and industries strengthens its innovativeness and robustness. Bosch uses its proven expertise in sensor technology, software, and services to offer customers cross-domain solutions from a single source. It also applies its expertise in connectivity and artificial intelligence in order to develop and manufacture user-friendly, sustainable products. With technology that is “Invented for life,” Bosch wants to help improve quality of life and conserve natural resources. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 470 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. Bosch’s innovative strength is key to the company’s further development. At 136 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 90,000 associates in research and development, of which nearly 48,000 are software engineers.

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