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Got gadgets?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016

Some of the most revolutionary innovations originate not with carmakers but with the suppliers who provide the building blocks and concepts that reshape the industry. Here is a sampling of some of the most cutting-edge technologies....
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Bosch probes whether its staff helped VW's emissions rigging

Jan. 27, 2016 10:03 CET

Bosch is carrying out an internal probe to investigate whether any of its staff were involved in Volkswagen's rigging of emissions tests, the supplier's CEO, Volkmar Denner, said....
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VW supplier Bosch defends diesel technology

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016

Bosch, a key supplier of diesel components, says the technology has a future in the U.S. market, despite the troubles stemming from Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal....
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Bosch sensors will help cars park themselves at 'smart' garages

3:10 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

In recent years, you've been hearing all about “smart” parking garages that will allow you to leave your self-parking vehicle at the entrance. German auto supplier Bosch aims to make them a reality soon....
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Bosch role in VW diesel scandal reviewed by German prosecutors

12:09 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2015

Prosecutors in Stuttgart said they are investigating whether Robert Bosch employees helped Volkswagen AG rig software to cheat on emissions tests....
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Bosch sued in U.S. over alleged role in VW scandal

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2015

German auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH has been accused of conspiring with Volkswagen AG to evade diesel emissions standards in at least 11 million vehicles worldwide in a class action lawsuit filed late on Monday....
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WATCHING THE WEST

German auto firms try to nurture Silicon Valley boldness

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2015

German automakers and suppliers fear that America's audacious tech companies are grabbing the initiative within the auto industry as cars become more about software and successful data manipulation and less about traditional hardware. Their response is to try to ingrain that risk-taking Californian ethos into their own companies....
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U.S. probes Bosch in VW cheating scandal, report says

2:36 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015

U.S. authorities are investigating German auto supplier Robert Bosch over its role in Volkswagen's massive scheme to cheat U.S. emission standards, people familiar with the matter told Reuters....
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21 innovative suppliers named PACE Award finalists

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19, 2015

The technologies -- ranging from advanced mirrors to charging technology for electric vehicles to a new approach to all-wheel drive -- underscore the auto industry's advance toward lightweight, fuel-efficient and electrified vehicles....
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THE VW DIESEL CRISIS

Bosch sees diesel market so far unharmed by VW scandal

Oct. 14, 2015 15:23 CET

Bosch says it has not seen any change so far in the diesel car market as a result of an emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen....
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Bosch's popular diesel engine software was not preprogrammed to cheat

4:12 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2015

A popular diesel engine management program used by several top automakers, including Volkswagen AG, was not pre-programmed to detect when a vehicle was undergoing laboratory emissions testing, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a former EPA official....
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THE VW DIESEL CRISIS

Continental defends software caught up in VW emissions crisis

Oct. 5, 2015 11:53 CET

Continental said software it supplied to VW Group cannot be used to manipulate emissions test results. Conti provided engine control system parts for 1.6-liter versions of the EA 189 engines caught up VW's emissions cheating scandal....
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THE VW DIESEL CRISIS

Bosch warned VW about illegal software use in diesel cars, report says

Sept. 27, 2015 16:00 CET

Bosch warned VW in 2007 that it would be illegal to use engine management software at the heart of the diesels emissions rigging scandal in production cars, a German newspaper said. Bosch supplied the software for test purposes, the paper said. VW was also warned by one of its own engineers in 2011 about illegal emissions testing practices, another paper said....
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Bosch says VW responsible for configuring diesel engine parts

Sept. 22, 2015 16:25 CET

Bosch said it had delivered components including delivery and metering modules for exhaust gas treatment and common rail injection systems to VW Group but responsibility for configuring handling characteristics of components lies with Volkswagen....
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Bosch acquires U.S. electric car battery developer Seeo

9:43 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015

German auto supplier Robert Bosch has bought Seeo, a California-based company that has developed next-generation lithium-ion batteries that could double the range of electric cars....
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Tesla engineer joins Apple's growing team of automated car experts

2:53 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2015

Apple has hired a senior engineer from Tesla, according to a LinkedIn posting, as part of Apple's effort to build a team of experts in automated driving....
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Bosch targets cylinder deactivation for 4-bangers

11:15 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015

A senior executive at Robert Bosch confirmed that the German supplier is developing cylinder deactivation technology for four-cylinder engines, to improve fuel economy in small and midsize cars....
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For Bosch, sensors make sense

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 20, 2015

To understand the future of the high-tech automobile, check out the $1.1 billion “clean plant” built here in 2010 by Robert Bosch GmbH. The plant produces pressure sensors, accelerometers and gyroscopes that feed data to the computer chips that control a vehicle's engine, stability control system, air bags and other key functions....
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Bosch sees automated driving assistance systems generating 1 billion euros in sales

July 13, 2015 14:15 CET

Bosch expects the rapid growth of automated driving assistance systems to earn the supplier 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in annual sales by 2016....
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Bosch mobility unit's N.A. sales grow 10%

1:26 pm U.S. ET | July 8, 2015

North American sales of Robert Bosch LLC's automotive-dominated Mobility Solutions unit grew nearly 10 percent to $8 billion in 2014, the company said today in a press release....
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Bosch positions for electrification growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015

German supplier Robert Bosch and Japanese battery partner GS Yuasa are “on a good path” toward developing a lithium ion battery that costs half as much as today's batteries but has twice the energy density, a top Bosch executive said....
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German automakers fear possible UK exit from EU

May 29, 2015 10:42 CET

As the UK prepares to make a decision on its future within the EU, German companies are beginning to count the cost of a possible exit, with automakers such as BMW possibly having the most to lose....
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More suppliers join active-safety fray

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015

You might think that the market for collision avoidance systems - with their complex mix of radar, cameras, processors and software - would be dominated by a handful of mega-suppliers. But it hasn't happened yet, and new players are jumping into this red-hot segment....
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Bosch says weak euro will help sales rise up to 5%

April 29, 2015 11:59 CET

Bosch forecasts that its 2015 sales will rise between 3 percent and 5 percent after a weaker euro bolstered its top line in the first three months....
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Bosch will plead guilty to price-fixing, pay $57.8 million U.S. fine

1:22 pm U.S. ET | March 31, 2015

German auto parts giant Robert Bosch agreed to plead guilty to price-fixing and pay a $57.8 million fine for its role in conspiring to rig bids for spark plugs, oxygen sensors and starter motors sold to the Detroit 3 automakers, the U.S. Department of Justice said today....
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