1893

Rudolf Diesel is granted a patent for stationary engine of his construction.

1897

Development work on the diesel engine lead to a relatively good operating characteristics.

1903

The use of the first diesel engine to drive the ship and the beginning of the slow displacement of steam propulsion.

1922

Bosch starts working on fuel injection systems for diesel engines.

1924/1927

For the first time the MAN truck with a diesel engine is presented. S eries production begins four years later.

1936

First ready for mass production injection system for diesel engine in a passenger car Mercedes - Benz 260D . Pump from this engine became the basis for large-scale production of injection pumps for four-cylinder engines after World War II.

1962

The first axial distributor injection pump.

1986

Bosch presents the world's first electronic control system for diesel engines EDC (Electronic Diesel Control). The first car equipped with an EDC, BMW 524td, makes its debut on the market in 1989.

1989

The world's first direct injection diesel engine in a passenger car with a distributor electronically controlled injection pump used in the Audi 100 TDI.

1994

The first injection system UIS (Unit Injector System) for commercial vehicles.

1995

The first UPS system (Unit Pump System).

1997

Bosch presents a world first - injection system CRS (Common Rail System) for cars. CRS is a fuel injection system for diesel engine , which significantly improves the efficiency of combustion, reducing the emissions and noise. For the first time common-rail system has been used in the car Alfa Romeo 156, then in the Mercedes C 220 CDI.

1998

The first system UIS (Unit Injector System) for cars.

1999

System CRS (Common Rail System) for commercial vehicles.

2009

50 000 000 Common Rail Systems manufactured.

2013

10 000 000 Common Rail Systems manufactured for commercial vehicles.