Automotive Aftermarket

Automotive Aftermarket

Within the Automotive Technology business sector, Automotive Aftermarket manages the supply, logistics, and sales of automotive spare parts and Bosch products for retrofitting. In addition, its services include customer service for automotive products and systems. The Bosch Automotive Aftermarket headquarters is located in Karlsruhe, as is its main distribution center.

One of the tasks of the distribution center is to supply Bosch customers – including car manufacturers, wholesalers, and workshops – with a wide range of spare parts, which are shipped from Karlsruhe to over 140 countries. The division also manages 24 other warehouse locations around the world. More than 10,000 associates in 140 countries, as well as a global logistics network, ensure that some 450,000 spare parts reach customers quickly and on time.

In its diagnostics operations, AA supplies testing and repair-shop technology, diagnostic software, service training, and information services. The division is also responsible for the “Bosch Car Service” repair-shop concept, the world’s largest independent chain of repair shops, with some 15,000 branches. In addition, AA is responsible for more than 500 “AutoCrew” partners.