Bosch India net up 25 percent in first quarter

Bosch-IndiaBangalore, April 25 : German automotive major Bosch posted Rs. 326 crore net profit for the first quarter (January-March) of this calendar year, registering a healthy 25 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth.

"Our net sales and income from operations during quarter (Q1) under review grew by 11 percent YoY to Rs. 2,431 crore, with diesel systems posting double-digit growth," Bosch managing director Steffen Berns said in a statement here Friday.

Domestic sales increased 8.6 percent YoY while exports grew 35 percent YoY and profit before tax rose 17 percent YoY to Rs. 452 crore.

Bosch reports over 19% fall in net profit

Bosch reports over 19% fall in net profitWeighed down by prolonged slowdown of the automotive industry, Germany-based engineering & electronics giant Bosch on Thursday reported a fall of more than 19 per cent in net profit for the October-December quarter.

Bosch said its net profit fell 19.22 per cent to Rs 138.98 crore in the three months ended December 31, 2013, from Rs 172.05 crore in the previous three months.

Bosch to invest Rs 1,200 crore in India

Bosch to invest Rs 1,200 crore in IndiaGermany-based auto component maker Robert Bosch on Monday inaugurated a new Research & Technology Center (RTC) in Bangalore and announced its plans to invest Rs 1,200 crore in India.

Peter Tyroller, a board member of Bosch said the company was committed to expanding and strengthening its footprint in Indian as the Asian country continued to play a pivotal role in the Bosch Group's growth.

Bosch net up 16 percent in Q3

Bosch net up 16 percent in Q3Bangalore, Nov 12 : Indian subsidiary of German automotive major Bosch Ltd posted a net profit of Rs. 234 crore for the third quarter (July-September) of 2013, registering a 16 percent growth from the same period in 2012.

"Net sales and income from operations, however, grew marginally 3.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) to Rs. 2,104 crore during the quarter under review (Q3)," the city-based company said in a statement Tuesday.

Profit before tax rose 16 percent YoY to Rs. 324 crore.

Export revenue increased 20 percent YoY mainly due to rupee depreciation during the quarter.

Bosch to end solar business

BoschBerlin, March 23 : German engineering and technology giant Bosch has announced that it would end its solar business as it had failed to gain competitive position due to "global overcapacity."

Bosch said in a statement Friday that it had decided to cease the manufacture of crystalline photovoltaics products, such as ingots, wafer, cells, and modules at beginning of 2014, reported Xinhua.

Plans to construct a manufacturing facility in Malaysia would also be ended. Bosch will also sell its shares in Aleo Solar AG.

Workers begin ‘tool down’ strike at Bosch Bangalore plant

Workers begin ‘tool down’  strike at Bosch Bangalore plantA union representing workers at Bosch, has started a tool down strike against the company management at the company’s plant in Bangalore.

The auto component maker has described the strike by the members of MICO Employee's Association (MEA) as illegal. The company said that the workers have gone on a strike from yesterday without any prior notice to the company. It also said that efforts are on-going to make sure that the issues are resolved at the earliest and normalcy is restores at the plant in the south Indian city.

Mumbai-listed Bosch Ltd gets new MD

Mumbai-listed Bosch Ltd gets new MDGermany-based auto parts producer Bosch Group on Friday announced the appointment of Steffen Berns as managing director of Mumbai-listed Bosch Ltd as well as president of Bosch Group in India.

Mr. Berns will take over on January 1. He will replace V. K. Viswanathan, who will retire at the end of December, after heading the company's Indian operations for the last five years.

Mr. Berns, who is currently the head of the electronics business of the group's diesel arm, had previously served the group's India arm from 1996 to 1999.

Bosch Seeking Permission to Establish Plant in Chennai

Bosch Seeking Permission to Establish Plant in ChennaiIt has been reported that Bosch, world’s largest producer of home appliances, is seeking permission from Indian authorities to establish a unit in Chennai. It is good news for the country as it will lead to increase in revenue however the final decision is yet to be taken by the concerned authorities.

Bosch group to invest Rs.2,500 crore in India

Bosch group to invest Rs.2,500 crore in IndiaBangalore, June 2 : Global supplier of technology and services Bosch group Thursday announced a planned investment of Rs. 2,500 crore over the next two years to augment its production capacity, business portfolio diversification and research and development.

Accumulate Bosch with target of Rs 6753

BoschAngel Broking is bullish on Bosch and has maintained 'buy' rating on Bosch stock with a target of Rs 6753.

Today, the stock of the company opened at Rs 6,010.00 on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

The share price has seen a 52-week high of Rs 6,774.95 and a low of Rs 4,702.05 on BSE.

Current EPS & P/E ratio stood at 256.88 and 23.52 respectively.

Bosch may soon see end to its problems

Bosch, TVS MotorsThe German automotive component manufacturer Bosch has recently reached an agreement with the workers of its Bangalore unit that were protesting against the company during past few weeks.

However, the company has reached an agreement to finalise a hike of Rs. 8,000 in place of the demanded Rs. 15,000 by the workers. But the auto component major has also agreed on the fact that the company will be paying its workers the revised salary with effect from January 2009.

Bosch threatens union for another lockout

Bosch-LogoThe 58-year old subsidiary of the German component maker Robert Borsch, Bosch India has threatened a lock out even at its main plant after the workers at its Naganathpura production plant refused to come back on work.

The company has already lost an order from Maruti Suzuki and as the other orders from the auto majors like Hyundai, Ford and Tata are also expected to feel the heat of the lockout, the component maker is perhaps in no mood to stay quiet.

Tussle continues in Bosch

Bosch-LogoThe tussle between the management and the workers of Bosch continued after the management threatened a lockout at the factory in Bangalore.

The component making unit is the main factory of the company.

If the management goes for a lockout, it will be the second in a row. The plant at Naganathapura was closed on March 9, after the agitating employees refused to come back to normalcy.

As much as 3,000 employees have gone on a go-slow strike. Another 1,000 employees have already stopped working for the past two days.

Bosch shuts down its Bangalore plant

Bosch shuts down its Bangalore plantThe announcement came as a shock to many when Bosch, one of the leading auto component manufacturers in the country and a subsidiary of Robert Bosch announced a lock-out at its Naganathpura production plant.

While the lock-out was declared keeping in mind the safety of employees, machinery and the other installations, the situation arise when there was a rift between an officer and a worker over wage revision.

Bosch India announces 4.6% growth for 2009

Bosch India announces 4.6% growth for 2009While the year gone by wasn't that fruitful for the automotive industry especially the first half, but auto component maker Bosch India limited has been able to keep its top-line flying high.

As per the statement filed by the company, Bosch India posted a 4.6% growth in the sales figured which stood at Rs. 4 billion in 2009 while the PAT stood at Rs. 79 billion.

The company attributed the credit of the overwhelming results to the stimulus packages offered by the Government which helped it stay afloat in a not so conducive environment.

Bosch Q2 earnings decline 14.31%

Bosch Q2 earnings decline 14.31%Bosch, a leading auto-component manufacturer has announced that its net profit has plunged by 14.31% during the quarter ended June 2009.

During the latest quarter, the net profit figure stood at Rs 1,882.70 million as compared to Rs 2,197.20 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2008.

Further, company's total income during the quarter under review has witnessed a dip of 1.82% which stood at Rs 13,113.30 million over the prior year period.

Stock of Bosch settled the day in green at Rs 3,554, up 2.45% on National Stock Exchange (NSE). The counter clocked a volume of 11,215 shares on NSE.

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