In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart. This was the birth of today's globally active Robert Bosch GmbH. From the very beginning, the company's history has been characterized by innovative drive and social commitment. We have compiled the highlights from over 125 years in our archives.
Innovations from Bosch have had a decisive influence on automobile history. As the world's largest independent parts supplier to the automotive industry, Bosch significantly contributes toward making driving ever safer, cleaner and more economical. Bosch engineers develop and test product innovations for motor vehicle manufacturers in research centers around the world. Bosch products only go into serial production – for new vehicles produced by many different manufacturers around the world – once they have undergone extensive testing and meet our strict quality requirements.
Spare parts from Bosch impress by their quality, reliability and innovative technology. They only go into serial production once they meet a very stringent requirements.
With state of the art lights and brake systems, batteries with extremely long lives, wiper blades, starters and air filters that let six times less pollutants into the interior of your car, Bosch provides high quality spare parts that make driving safer, more comfortable and more eco-friendly. Naturally, Bosch spare parts are available for almost all vehicle types in ex-works quality. That means: Spare parts from Bosch have the same first class quality as those fitted in your car by the manufacturer.