AC Motors, Bosch to open 20 new outlets by 2024

AC Motors is tapping into the automotive aftermarket segment with a trusted partner to bring high-quality parts and services to Filipino motorists.

The Ayala group's automotive arm has forged a new venture with Bosch Philippines in reintroducing the Bosch Car Service, an automotive workshop network that offers “one-stop-shop services”, covering mechanical repairs to intricate electronics, engine systems, safety features, comfort upgrades, transmission expertise, and a host of other services and diagnostics.

“We are proud to embark on the journey alongside our strong partner the Ayala Group, to reshape the car service scene today in the Philippines by incorporating integrated vehicle technologies and expand our global network of independent workshops, today already at 12,000 BCS across 150 countries,” said Marcio Coelho, Vice President of Bosch Automotive Aftermarket ASEAN.

AC Motors and Bosch plan to open 20 new outlets in 2024, expanding the network to 60 outlets over the next five years. These outlets will be equipped to serve not just vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE), but AC Motors and Bosch also plan to gradually roll out EV repair and maintenance capabilities at select locations to support the shift towards electric mobility.

"We are confident that we can leverage AC Motors' extensive experience in aftersales operations to be able to provide our customers with a level of service not seen in the aftermarket segment today. Together with Bosch, we aim to bring this experience to as many motorists as possible, as we aim to grow Bosch Car Service into the country’s largest automotive aftermarket service provider within the decade," said Toti Zara, AC Motors President.