Bosch’s new powertrain initiative

Bangalore, Feb 16, DHNS:

Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Limited (RBEI) will share global responsibility for powertrain electronics development, together with Diesel and Gasoline Systems-Electronic Controls business unit, within the automotive division of Bosch Group.

Briefing reporters, Robert Bosch Engineering & Business Solutions Managing Director Vijay Ratnaparkhe said RBEI will take on complete worldwide responsibility for additional customers, markets and projects in powertrain electronics development. It will rercuit over 800 engineers in powertrain electronics domain between 2011 and 2012 in Bangalore and Coimbatore. RBEI has invested in specialized engineering facilities – electronic control unit reliability testing lab and electromagnetic compatibility,at Bangalore and Coimbatore.

Additional investment of Rs 300 crore is also scheduled.