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Bosch Knew About VW's 'Defeat Device' In 2007: Report

According to multiple German-language media outlets, automotive parts supplier Bosch knew about the Volkswagen Group's 'defeat device' software as early as 2007. Details come from Bild am Sonntag, which first reported that Bosch designed the software to be used in testing applications, and that it... read more

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Bosch Builds 740-Horsepower Aston Martin DB9 Hybrid: Video

Bosch is out to show that in a world of ever-tightening emissions regulations, performance cars can still have a place. To prove its point, the German supply giant built an... read more June 18, 2013 by 

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Bosch Gives Update On Its Autonomous Car Development: Video

Major automotive supplier Bosch has given an update on the development of its autonomous car technology, which it says will first start appearing on new cars by as early as... read more January 28, 2013 by 

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Bosch Hard At Work On Sparkless Ignition HCCI Engine

A few years ago sparkless ignition or homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) in gasoline engines was all the rage, with a number of major automakers including General... read more January 19, 2012 by 

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3-Cyl Volkswagen Passat: An Insight Into Extreme Downsizing

Think turbocharger and you may think high performance, but the latest generation of cars are using turbochargers in order to maintain performance whilst engine capacity... read more June 22, 2011 by 

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Mercedes-Benz Partners With Bosch For Full Scale Production Of Electric Drivetrains In 2012

The parent company of Mercedes-Benz, Daimler, has signed a deal with automotive parts supplier Bosch to expand their long-standing partnership and cooperate in the... read more April 13, 2011 by 


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