BOXBERG, Germany – It was just a matter of time before Robert Bosch GmbH would have to surrender a portion of the massive diesel fuel-injection business it holds with Germany’s No.1 auto maker, Volkswagen AG. The diesel market in Western Europe is soaring, driven in no small measure by a host of popular VW turbodiesels, every one of them sporting unit injectors supplied by Bosch. While other auto makers use common-rail technology (also produced by Bosch) to supply diesel fuel to the ...
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