– The first Bosch installation and repair workshop opened in Hamburg in 1921, and since then has become a brand known for its high quality car service, establishing Bosch Car Service to become the world’s largest network of multi-brand car service shops.
- Bosch Car Service is the world’s largest multi-brand car service shop with over 15,000 shops in 150 countries
- In India, Bosch Car Service has 250 workshops as well as a company-owned and operated Bosch Car Service that offers motorists an extensive, world-class range of automotive repair services and solutions.
- Bosch Car Service workshops receive support in the form of genuine Bosch car spare parts, cutting-edge technologies for diagnosis, maintenance and repair, sales skills, technical expertise and software for futuristic workshop management – all designed to meet the growing needs of a multi-brand car workshop to India
BANGALORE, India, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bosch Car service, the leading Bosch workshop service brand in the Bosch Automotive Aftermarket portfolio, commemorates 100 years of its presence as the world’s leading multi-brand car service workshop. From the establishment of the first official installation and repair workshop of Robert Bosch AG based in Hamburg in 1921, Bosch Car Service currently has more than 15,000 workshops in 150 countries.
Bosch Car Service network partners benefit from Bosch’s ever-growing expertise in diagnostic technology, the availability of high-quality, original spare parts and the technical training of its workshop technicians. A qualification system within the Bosch Service Excellence program, including regular audits and service quality assessments, guarantees the high quality of Bosch Car Service partner workshops. Motorists benefit from genuine Bosch parts, solid technical know-how and the efficient services of workshop personnel who are up to date thanks to regular training offered by Bosch. As the world’s leading technology and service provider, Bosch is one of the main drivers of mobility innovation, which also benefits the Bosch Car Service brand, its channel partners and their clients.
“Bosch Car Service (BCS) at India has grown very rapidly, registering double-digit growth in 2020 compared to the previous year,” says Anjan Kumar. A – Regional President, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket. “It is also the strongest growth recorded in the expansion of the BCS network across geographies, at the milestone marking 100 years of presence, despite the current challenges of COVID. Our value proposition to passenger car workshops has been strengthened over the past few months. a major attraction for many OEM workshops across the country to convert to a Bosch Car Service workshop, especially recent outlets at Bombay, Chandīgarh, Chennai and Ahmedabad. Now is the best time for independent workshops to join a 100-year-old strong network with the expertise of running a global multi-brand automotive service concept. We offer comprehensive services, namely vehicle diagnostics, a wide range of spare parts, technical service and support to car owners that are on par with major OEMs across the country. Above all, while crossing the 100-year mark, we have also created a futuristic digital ecosystem for multi-brand workshops – an ecosystem unlike any other.”
Bosch Car Service currently has around 250 contact points across India including the company-operated Bosch Car Service with state-of-the-art facilities established in Bengaluru in 2017. The CoCo workshop serves as a competence center and beacon to test and market all value propositions before launching the same asset-India level.
Bosch is currently offering value to its network, through various models of cooperation with leading players such as 3M, ITW, Mahindra Insurance Brokers Limited, Assurant India, Gates Unitta India and many other combinations in sight. Alliances like this help improve the accessibility and affordability of shop operations management.
100 years after the opening of the first Bosch repair shop, the Bosch Car Service brand is a leader in the independent workshop market as a modern full-service provider. Bosch commemorates this success story with an optimistic view of the future: the aim is to further expand the number of its network by targeting a significant growth of India, coordinates with customers and partner workshops on the basis of digital solutions and intelligent use of data, and strengthens its position as a reliable and innovative mobility partner worldwide, today and tomorrow. Offering complete vehicle repair solutions, service and a plethora of value propositions, Bosch Car Service is your next door shop “For everything your car needs”.
About the automotive aftermarket.
The Automotive Aftermarket (AA) division provides aftermarket and repair shops around the world with modern diagnostic and repair equipment and a wide range of spare parts – from new and exchange parts to repair solutions – for cars passenger cars and utility vehicles. Its product portfolio includes products manufactured as original Bosch equipment, as well as aftermarket products and services developed and manufactured in-house. Approximately 14,000 associates in more than 150 countries, along with a global logistics network, ensure that spare parts reach customers quickly and on time. AA provides test and repair shop technology, diagnostic software, training and information services. In addition, the division is responsible for the “Bosch Service” repair shop franchise, the largest independent repair shop chains in the world, with some 15,000 shops.
Further information is available at www.boschaftermarket.com
About the Bosch Group
The Bosch Group is one of the world’s leading technology and service providers. It employs approximately 400,000 people worldwide (in December 31, 2019). The company generated sales of €77.7 billion in 2019. Its activities are divided into four business segments: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0 and connected mobility. Bosch pursues a vision of sustainable, safe and exciting mobility. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers cross-domain solutions connected from a single source. The strategic goal of the Bosch Group is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that contain artificial intelligence (AI) or that have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves the quality of life around the world with innovative products and services that inspire. In short, Bosch creates technology “Invented for Life”. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its approximately 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in 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 future growth of the company is its innovative strength. Bosch employs some 72,600 research and development associates at 126 locations worldwide, as well as approximately 30,000 software engineers.
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About Bosch India
In India, Bosch is a leading technology and service provider in the areas of mobility solutions, industrial technology, consumer goods, energy and building technology. Additionally, Bosch has India largest development center outside Germany, for end-to-end engineering and technology solutions. The Bosch Group operates in India through twelve companies: Bosch Limited – the flagship company of the Bosch Group in India – Bosch Chassis Systems India Private Limited, Bosch Rexroth (India) Private Limited, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited, Bosch Automotive Electronics India Private Limited, Bosch Electrical Drives India Private Limited, BSH Home Appliances Private Limited, ETAS Automotive India Private Limited, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering Private Limited, Automobility Services and Solutions Private Limited, Newtech Filter India Private Limited and Mivin Engg.Technologies Private Limited. In India, Bosch established its manufacturing operations in 1951, which has grown over the years to include 16 manufacturing sites and seven development and application centers. The Bosch Group in India employs over 31,500 associates and has generated consolidated sales of approximately ₨0.19,996 crores* (€2.54 billion) during the 2020 financial year of which ₨. 14,011 crores*(€1.78 billion) come from consolidated sales to third parties. The Bosch Group in India has nearly 15,650 research and development associates.
Additional information is available at www.bosch.co.uk