"Robert Bosch GmbH (/bɒʃ/; German: [bɔʃ] ( listen)), or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany. The company was founded by Robert Bosch in Stuttgart in 1886. Bosch is 92% owned by Robert Bosch Stiftung.
The Automotive Handbook, 9th Edition, is the flagship publication in the Bosch handbook series on automotive technologies and is one of the most definitive sets of reference books that automotive engineers have at their disposal. As progress in the field of automotive engineering has grown apace it has expanded from 96 pages in 1936, to 1544 pages today. This new edition is significantly updated, with key changes including coverage of electrical systems and batteries for hybrid drives. Many other new chapters are also included, which cover emergency braking systems, active pedestrian protection and the future of driver assistance. The Automotive Handbook, 9th Edition is a quick and easy reference guide for engineers in industry and also for students in automotive engineering.