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31 Mar 2017

Car part maker Bosch adds over 20,000 jobs worldwide

Tagesspiegel/Bosch/ZF Friedrichshafen

The world’s largest car manufacturing supplier, Bosch, plans to create more than 20,000 jobs worldwide this year to meet the demand created by digitalisation and e-mobility, the Tagesspiegel reports. The group currently has 390,000 employees, some 250,000 outside Germany. Germany's third largest supplier of car parts, ZF Friedrichshafen, meanwhile is also making changes. “ZF is grasping the opportunity of transforming itself into a leading technology company in e-mobility and autonomous driving,” the Tagesspiegel quotes ZF head Stefan Sommer.

Read more on the challenges the industry faces in the CLEW dossier BMW, Daimler, and VW vow to fight in green transport revolution.

Find the Bosch press release here and the ZF Friedrichshafen release here.

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