Manufacturing diesel injection pumps at Feuerbach plant, 1973. Fluids used for production are recycled for multiple use.

The era of environmental protection

At Bosch, boosting economic efficiency was always deemed an integral part of responsible business. However, one issue began to gain increasing importance in the early 1970s: environmental protection. On January...

Braking without locking the wheels

The beginnings of Bosch’s antilock braking system In 1936, Bosch registered a patent for a “mechanism to prevent locking of the wheels of a motor vehicle.” At one time or another, almost every driver discove...

“Safe night-time driving at last!”

Up until the early 1910s, Bosch manufactured practically nothing but ignition devices or systems. This focus on a single product was a very risky business strategy. At the same time, the automotive market was c...