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    May 26, 2009, Bangaloreecu

    Bosch Automotive Electronics India Private Limited (RBAI), a 100% subsidiary of the Bosch Group, today inaugurated its manufacturing plant at Naganathapura, Bangalore. The company will manufacture Electronic Control Units (ECU) for diesel and gasoline fuel injection systems in India Bosch has invested over Rs. 60 crores in this facility during 2008 and 2009 and plans an additional investment of Rs. 68 crores by 2010.

    Present at the inauguration were Dr. Bernd Bohr, Chairman, Automotive Group & Member, Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany; Dr. Volkmar Denner, Member, Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH and Mr. V K Viswanathan, Managing Director, Bosch Limited.

    Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Bernd Bohr, Chairman, Automotive Group, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany, said, “Bosch India is an important constituent of the worldwide Bosch family. We have made substantial investments for various expansion projects and new product introductions. This new facility of ECU is another significant step in that direction.”

    Electronic control units from Bosch integrate all required functions of modern engine control in a single unit. Main components of the ECU are microcontroller with software applications and power stages. Functions are integrated in a compact chip set which controls the fuel injection and ignition for motor vehicles. The software for the ECU was specifically developed for the requirements of emerging markets. The first batch of ECUs produced at Naganathapura will be supplied for Tata’s Nano model.

    Over the past few years, Bosch has been introducing its innovative products to the Indian market as part of its increased commitment to India. The company has already introduced the Common Rail Injection System for Diesel vehicles, which has revolutionized the Indian diesel car and SUV market. In near future, the Common Rail System will also be available in the Commercial Vehicle segment in India.

    In the gasoline segment, latest Bosch technology is in use in the Tata’s Nano. Another Bosch innovation, the Start-Stop system, which can save fuel consumption of 8-12%, is already in use in Mahindra’s Scorpio and Bolero models. The next in the offering is the Anti-lock Braking System, which will be manufactured in India from this year.

    Source: www.boschindia.com

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