Bosch

Bosch approaches Brazil regulator over spark plug cartel

Sept. 8, 2014 14:36 CET

Bosch says it approached Brazil's antitrust authorities after discovering it had been operating a cartel in spark plugs together with Japan's NGK Spark Plug Co. "We have reported ourselves to the authorities," the supplier said....
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ZF restarts talks with Bosch to ease TRW purchase, sources say

Sept. 4, 2014 10:39 CET

ZF is restarting talks to exit its joint venture with Bosch, sources said, as it seeks to clear the way for its takeover of TRW Automotive. ZF is seeking to sell its half of the steering-systems venture to Bosch to avoid antitrust issues....
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Bosch to sell laser-based radar by '20

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2014

German supplier Robert Bosch GmbH will sell a laser-based radar known as lidar by 2020 to meet demand for high-tech sensors in autos...
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Autoliv ups focus on fast-growing active safety business

Aug. 15, 2014 06:01 CET

Autoliv, the world's largest maker of seat belts and airbags, is reorganizing to put more focus on its fast-growing, high-margin active safety business....
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ZF talks for TRW said to hinge on Bosch JV exit

Aug. 15, 2014 10:25 CET

ZF's ambitions to takeover TRW and become the world's No. 2 supplier are being held up by negotiations to exit a steering-systems joint venture with Robert Bosch, according to people familiar with the matter....
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Bosch to sell laser-based radar by '20

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

German supplier Robert Bosch GmbH will sell a laser-based radar known as lidar by 2020 to meet demand for high-tech sensors in autos, an executive said....
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Bosch looks to Japanese customers for growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

German supplier Robert Bosch GmbH aims to double sales in the Asia-Pacific region by 2020, as the company taps expanding international business with Japanese automakers. Bosch is cashing in on a trend of modularized vehicle development spurring demand for high volumes of single parts from well-established global megasuppliers....
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BMW unveils cheaper, suitcase-sized EV charger

10:02 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2014

BMW Group, which sees rapid recharging as key to the success of its new BMW i3 electric vehicle, said today that it has helped develop a less expensive charger the size of a small suitcase that could help create a nationwide charging network....
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EDITORIAL

Auto supplier consolidation: Caution advised

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014

ZF Friedrichshafen's bid to acquire safety specialist TRW Automotive raises questions about where automotive suppliers are headed....
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DAVID SEDGWICK

Pressure builds on suppliers to team up

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014

If the ZF-TRW alliance is going to create a product portfolio for collision avoidance and driverless vehicles, the r&d budget will make or break it....
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Bosch sees 2014 sales growth at top end of range

July 10, 2014 19:09 CET

Bosch expects full-year sales to be at the top end of its target range, CEO Volkmar Denner said. Bosch has forecast revenue growth of between 3 and 5 percent for 2014....
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