How Bosch is connecting the hardware and software dots


Robert Bosch is combining its automotive software and electronics activities into a new division, in an effort to reduce complexity and speed up development. The division, cross-domain computing solutions, draws employees from the supplier’s multimedia, powertrain solutions, chassis systems control and automotive electronics divisions.

Harald Kroeger, the Bosch management board member who responsible for the new division, spoke with Automotive News Europe News Editor Peter Sigal about how the technological demands of new-generation vehicles led to the formation of the unit. 

What is the rationale for creating the cross-domain computing solutions division?
Bosch has been in car electronics and software

Electric Cars Won’t Save the Environment if the Numbers Don’t Add Up


Electric cars are one of the fastest growing sectors of the automotive industry. Record sales are being made despite the economic crisis posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Seven years ago, there were only 3500 plug-in cars in the UK – there are now 300,000. Almost 120,000 of them run purely on battery power. Many view the current period, even though it coincides with the pandemic, as a watershed moment – a shift in consumer sentiment is expected to lead to a surge in electric vehicles.

All the major car manufacturers are now launching pure battery electric models and many

Muslim Auto Driver Brutally Assaulted For Refusing to Chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’, ‘Modi Zindabad’ in Sikar


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New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident, a Muslim auto-rickshaw driver was allegedly thrashed after he refused to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Modi Zindabad’ in Sikar district of Rajasthan. The victim, Ghaffar Ahmed (52) alleged that the culprits pulled his beard and also asked him to go to Pakistan. He was left with a swollen eye and bruises on his face after the brutal assault. The victim has registered a complaint in this regard at the Sadar police station in Sikar. According to his complaint, the incident took place on Friday when

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