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11th November 2021
Ricardo to optimise in-car climate control systems

As part of its mission to support the decarbonisation of the global transport and energy sectors, Ricardo has received government funding to optimise in-car thermal and energy management systems to improve EV range and battery performance.

17th December 2020
Fuel cell system modelling provides new features

The latest (2020.4) release of powertrain design and optimisation software from Ricardo brings a wealth of new features and capabilities for fuel cell, electrified and conventional vehicles, offering speedier simulations and improved productivity. Notable among the new capabilities and features delivered in the 2020.4 release is the inclusion of a new fuel cell library within the complete vehicle system modelling and simulation package IGNIT...

Alternative Energy
15th December 2020
Ricardo commits to the UK Hydrogen Strategy Now campaign

Ricardo has joined a group of leading UK businesses - which have together committed to invest £3bn into hydrogen projects - in calling on the Chancellor of the Exchequer for a UK-wide hydrogen strategy.

Alternative Energy
14th December 2020
Ricardo/’RiCK’ curated information services on hydrogen developments

As industry, governments and regulators strive to decarbonise transportation of all kinds - from automotive to marine, rail and aviation - hydrogen is becoming the focus of significant additional interest both as a fuel and as an energy vector and store.

9th December 2020
Monitoring technology aims to reduce EV battery failures

Ricardo has been awarded funding from the Office of Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV), in partnership with Innovate UK, for a research and development project which seeks to improve electric vehicle (EV) battery life, performance and resilience.

8th December 2020
Ricardo wins funding to improve efficiency of electric vehicles

Ricardo has been awarded funding from the Office of Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV) - through a partnership with Innovate UK - to investigate the use innovative advanced thermal management methods to improve the performance and efficiency of the electric motors and power electronics used in electric vehicles.

7th December 2020
E-fuels better focused on aviation and shipping rather than road

A Ricardo report recently published shows that the use of synthesized e-fuels should be prioritised for shipping and aviation ahead of road transport where other forms of electrification are more effective.

1st December 2020
Duo to jointly develop next-gen battery management system

The next generation energy storage system - to be designed, developed and manufactured by Singapore-based Orient Technology - will incorporate elements of the advanced battery management and control algorithm technology from Ricardo.

30th November 2020
Ricardo leads consortium to establish supply chain for sustainable electric motors

The UK-ALUMOTOR consortium has received an award from the Driving Electric Revolution Challenge fund - through UK Research and Innovation - to establish a UK supply chain for electric machines: leveraging manufacturing expertise to deliver next generation sustainable electric motors.

26th November 2020
Partnership to develop multi-industry digitalisation services

Ricardo has signed an agreement to partner with Amey Consulting, an infrastructure, data and analytics provider, to bring new digital and data products and services to global vehicle manufacturers.

19th November 2020
Ricardo welcomes UK plan for ‘Green Industrial Revolution’

Proposed actions on transportation, renewable energy, hydrogen, vehicle electrification and carbon capture align with Ricardo strategy and established strengths, which enable the company to help industry towards Net Zero carbon emissions - and commercial success, sustainably achieved.

Around the Industry
17th November 2020
Full schedule announced for Ricardo Digital Engineering Conference

The online event - on the theme of the virtualisation of future vehicle engineering - will be hosted in the form of both pre-recorded and live-streamed sessions running from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th November 2020. Pressure to reduce and eliminate emissions, improve urban air quality and reduce the carbon intensity of transportation, mean that the wide-scale electrification and hybridisation of vehicles is becoming a reality.

16th November 2020
Developing hydrogen powertrains for heavy-duty applications

In a free one-hour webinar to be hosted by Automotive World at 11.00 GMT (12.00 CET) on 24th November, Ricardo will present its perspectives on the development of hydrogen powertrains and fuel cell systems for heavy-duty truck and off-highway applications.

13th November 2020
Ricardo to focus on zero carbon vehicle tech at online events

With most major international engineering and technology conferences currently taking place online, Ricardo will be participating fully via live streams, recorded presentations and virtual exhibition attendance - and focusing on a range of key topics related to electric and hybrid vehicles and future transport sustainability.

12th November 2020
New initiative to demonstrate steel architectures for future mobility

WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, has announced a new vehicle engineering programme, Steel E-Motive, to demonstrate the benefits of steel for global Mobility as a Service (MaaS) based on fully connected and autonomous electric vehicles.

11th November 2020
Digital methods promise reduced hybrid and EV development time

As automakers seek to use digital engineering to speed-up development and improve real world product quality and efficiency in electric and hybrid vehicles, Ricardo has been awarded funding from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) - delivered through Innovate UK - to develop ‘digital twin’ based design and optimisation solutions for electrified powertrains.

10th November 2020
Ricardo EV battery tech nominated for innovation award

High power battery packs and ultra-fast charging solutions for Electric Vehicles (EVs) which have been developed collaboratively by Ricardo with M&I Materials Ltd and Warwick Manufacturing Group at University of Warwick, have been nominated for The Engineer magazine’s 2020 Collaborate to Innovate award for the automotive sector.

9th November 2020
Ricardo achieves key information security accreditation

The UK technical centres and facilities of Ricardo’s Automotive & Industrial division have achieved Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX) Level 2 accreditation for information security.

9th November 2020
Ricardo shares perspectives on the future of truck tech

Ricardo is once again sponsoring the ATZ Live heavy-duty, on- and off highway engines event on 10th-11th November - to be held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic - and will present papers on a range of technology themes of affecting the next generation of more efficient and less polluting heavy-duty vehicles.

3rd November 2020
Whitepaper shares perspectives on disruptive LiDAR tech

Against a background of the increased application of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in vehicles, Ricardo has published a whitepaper investigating the market for LiDAR technology in such systems. In particular, the paper focuses on a new, lower-cost solution that may be disruptive to the market for vision-based sensor and real time spatial mapping systems.

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