National Geographic : 1919 Jan
/On December 7, 1918, the Alien Property Custodian of the United States sold the entire\ holdings of the Bosch Magneto Company which have been taken over by an American Manufacturing Corporation. The Personnel was submitted to the Custodian before sale) THE history of the development of the Internal Combustion Motor is the history of Bosch Ignition. The Bosch is now an American Institution which will necessarily maintain the same scrupulous care in the purchase of materials, the same exact precision which has marked its every manufacturing process and the same exhaustive laboratory and field experimentation which has kept Bosch Ignition in step, without interruption, stride for stride with the motor progress of the world. There has never been any manufactured article whose reputation for satisfactory performance has been better than the Bosch. After America entered the war, thousands of Bosch Magnetos 85% of the entire output of the great Bosch works at Springfield went into vital war service on army trucks, tractors, airplanes, motorcycles, etc. Bosch now is new only in ownership-it comprises the same active heads that administered the company under the Alien Property Custodian during the war. The Bosch Organization, which from the first has dominated the field of Ignition, enters upon a new era of service to American industry. Motor triumphs of the future, as of the past, will be built on the firm foundation of Bosch Ignition. AMERICAN BOSCH MAGNETO CORP'N Main Offices and Works-Springfield, Mass. Branches-New York, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco-Service Stations in 200 Cities AMERICA'S SUPREME, IGNITION SYSTEM MOTOR TRUCKS-TRACTORS-AIRPLANES-MOTOR CARS-MOTOR BOATS-MOTORCYCLES-GAS ENGINES-Etc. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you." I Al-16 AN, A...lER c Y..