“..Vehicles as “Computers-on-wheels” is no longer just a captivating marketing concept, it’s the hardest driver for top OEMs and TIER1 reorganization plans.”
Bosch, the world’s largest automotive supplier first set out down this path more than 40 years ago and it has now decided to consolidate more than 17,000 employees across disparate groups into a single new Cross-Domain Computing Solutions division.
The goal is to be able streamline development and increase the pace of deployment of new capabilities and functions. The Automotive Electronics division was already consolidated earlier this year and from the beginning of 2021 it will be part of the new organization. Also included in the new group will be existing organizations responsible for powertrain control, car multimedia and chassis systems.