Bosch Automotive Aftermarket

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In the Bosch Automotive Technology business sector, the Automotive Aftermarket division, with 14,000 associates around the world, manages the provision, logistics and sale of automotive spare parts, workshop equipment and Bosch products for retrofitting. Its services also include technical customer service for automotive products and systems.

Distribution warehouse

One of the tasks of the distribution warehouse is to supply Bosch customers - that is, automotive manufacturers' headquarters, wholesalers and workshops - with a wide and diverse range of spare parts, which are shipped from Karlsruhe to 140 different countries. The division also manages a further 24 warehouses around the world. Since 1978, approximately 450,000 articles from the aftermarket range - from anti-lock braking systems to spark plugs - have been made available to customers using state-of-the-art technology.

Bosch workshop network

The Automotive Aftermarket business unit is responsible for the Bosch Service workshop network, with over 16,500 centres in 142 countries, Bosch Service has the world’s largest network in the independent workshop market. Since 2009, AutoCrew has joined the brand and the workshop offers a range of services of automotive electrics, electronics as well as general mechanical vehicle repairs, inspections, oil service and airconditioning service.


The Diagnostics unit provides appliances for testing and workshop technology, diagnostic software, service and brand-independent knowledge and training courses for automotive workshops. Bosch trains over 60,000 participants every year in 43 training centers worldwide. The business unit offers retailers and workshops all over the world the entire range of diagnostic and workshop technology, and a comprehensive range of spare parts – from new to reconditioned parts.