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Bosch Honored With Prestigious Michigan Clean Transportation Award

2008 Winner of Corporate Clean Transportation Leadership Award
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., - Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, was awarded the Corporate Clean Transportation Leadership Award at the Michigan Clean Transportation Expo and Awards Gala in Novi, Michigan last evening. The award was created to recognize the corporation operating in Michigan that had demonstrated dedicated commitment to clean transportation through its products, community leadership, and innovative programs.

Bosch was nominated for its local and global commitment to providing technological solutions to ecological challenges such as energy efficiency and renewable energies. Bosch was honored for its industry-leading, fuel efficient and vehicle emission-reducing technologies including clean diesel and gasoline direct injection (GDI), hybrid for electric and hydraulic applications. Bosch and Bosch Rexroth were saluted for their new state-of-the-art facilities in Plymouth Township and Rochester Hills that incorporate "clean" practices and research energy-efficient technologies.

"It is an honor to be the recipient of the 2008 Corporate Clean Transportation Leadership Award," said Chandra Lewis, director, Corporate Communications, Robert Bosch LLC. "Our global Chairman states 'Anyone who thinks ecologically has to act technologically.' At Bosch, we are committed to helping accelerate the development of sustainable and fuel-efficient technologies on a global basis, and locally in the State of Michigan."

The Michigan Clean Transportation Expo and Awards Gala was organized by the Michigan-based Clean Energy Coalition, NextEnergy, and the Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities coalition.The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 272,000 associates generated sales of over 46 billion euros (over $63 billion) in fiscal 2007.

The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 300 subsidiary and regional companies in over 50 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spends more than three billion euros each year for research and development, and in 2006 applied for over 3,000 patents worldwide. The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as "Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering."

In North America, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial automation and mobile products, power tools and accessories, security technology, thermo-technology, packaging equipment and household appliances. Bosch employs approximately 25,000 associates in more than 70 locations throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico, with reported sales of $9.5 billion in fiscal 2007. For more information on the company, visit

Corporate Clean Transportation Leadership Award - September 2008


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