Bosch opens company owned service centre in Bangalore

Bosch has inaugurated its first Company Owned Company Operated (CoCo) car service centre in Bangalore. The centre will be providing service-related facilities for cars of all major brands. Bosch is also aiming to add 700 new car service centres across the country under its franchisee model in the next 5 years.

The Bosch car service centre in Bangalore is located on the NH-7 at Electronic City Phase-2. It is spread over an area of 20,000 sq. ft. and has 14 service bays. Bosch has equipped the service centre with service-related equipment like wheel aligner and balancer, tyre changer, nitrogen tyre inflator, headlight aligner, 2-post and 4-pole lifts, KTS (ECU diagnostic scanner with ESI software for vehicle diagnosis and troubleshooting), AC service machine and automated car wash. The Bangalore service centre is also equipped with an accident repair facility, including collision repair system, paint booth, etc.

Additionally, the service centre also houses a customer lounge where owners can wait while their cars are serviced. This longue is equipped with working docks, information kiosks, free Wi-Fi connectivity, TV and other amenities. Bosch will also be providing pick up and drop facilities to customers.

Currently, the Bosch service centre in Bangalore is offering services like routine maintenance, ECU diagnostics, brake service, clutch overhaul, suspension system, aggregate repairs, body repairs and painting, wheel balancing & tyre service, AC diagnostics and service and car wash & detailing. Bosch is also aiming to provide value added services in the near future. These include 24x7 roadside assistance, pre-owned car inspection, certification, extended warranty, etc.

Bosch aims to use the fully-owned Bangalore service centre as a model workshop to issue fresh guidelines in order to upgrade its existing and new franchisee workshops.

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