THE CASTROL and BOSCH PARTNERSHIP

CASTROL AND BOSCH: AUTO EXPERTISE COMBINED

Your local auto service just got an upgrade in Central Florida. Now powered by Castrol and Bosch, your neighborhood repair shops in Tampa and Orlando offer the personal attention you expect with a new, higher level of excellence and products you won’t find anywhere else.

Over 200 Years of Combined Auto Experience

1906

First Oil

introduced by Wakefield Company

1906

1906

Robert Bosch launches US Office

Robert Bosch New York, Inc.

1906

1912

Castrol Introduced As “A Brand”

Name came from an ingredient, Castor Oil

1912

1930

Bosch Car Service Grows

to encompass 2,750 Bosch Service centers in 78 countries

1930

1935

Castrol Pioneered Oil Additives

To improve oil’s quality and performance

1935

1950 - 1960

70,000 Bosch Associates

Number of Bosch associates increased from 15,000 to 70,000

1950 - 1960

1959

First Synthetic Lubricants

Introduced for jet airliners

1959

1976

Bosch invented the Bosch oxygen sensor

1976

1976

The Castrol Brand is launched in the US

Offering a sheer stable formulation for maximum viscosity breakdown protection

1976

1978

The ABS Antilock Braking System Launched

Bosch turned them into a technical standard in automotive engineering thanks to its expertise in digital electronics

1978

1993

Castrol Syntec Introduced

The first full synthetic 5W-30 launches by a major oil company

1993

1996

Bosch Car Service Celebrates 75 Years

1996

2004

Castrol Elixion Introduced

As the first Heavy Duty 5W-30 oil for enhanced fuel economy

2004

2010

World’s 15,000 Bosch Service Center Opens

in China

2010

2017

Castrol EDGE Bio Launches

As the first motor oil to include 25% renewable plant oil

2017

2019

Castrol and Bosch Form Partnership

The Complete Auto Repair From Castrol and Bosch