Press releases

Press releases
Ricardo contributes to key international urban resilience report
6 Dec 2018

Ricardo contributes to key international urban resilience report

The midterm evaluation report of the Urban Institute shows that the 100 Resilient Cities – a grantee of the Rockefeller Foundation – is helping cities break down internal silos and move toward more effective resilience building efforts against the effects of climate change and other potential shocks and stresses. Read more
Ricardo to collaborate on new energy vehicle development in Shangrao, China
4 Dec 2018

Ricardo to collaborate on new energy vehicle development in Shangrao, China

High level government-industry meeting attended by Chengzu Ma, Shangrao secretary of the municipal Communist Party committee, and representatives of the regional auto industry, confirms Ricardo’s collaboration in the development of future low carbon vehicles in the Shangrao area Read more
Sustainable power sector development in Greater Mekong Subregion
28 Nov 2018

Sustainable power sector development in Greater Mekong Subregion

Ricardo is working with China Southern Power Grid (CSG) to deliver an Asian Development Bank funded project for sustainable power sector development in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Read more
Ricardo to present high efficiency electric motor and compact DCT at Berlin CTI show
28 Nov 2018

Ricardo to present high efficiency electric motor and compact DCT at Berlin CTI show

At the Berlin CTI Symposium next week, Ricardo will share details aspects of the design of a novel e-motor offering up to a 50 percent increase in power density compared with current production electric machines – as well as a new transverse DCT concept offering a compact package and ease of integration with an e-motor for effective hybridization Read more
Ricardo to host free training on hybrid vehicle acoustic optimization in Hangzhou, China
15 Nov 2018

Ricardo to host free training on hybrid vehicle acoustic optimization in Hangzhou, China

The free training seminar – Advanced Virtual Hybrid Vehicle Acoustics – will be hosted by Ricardo Software at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, from 26th to 28th November, and will explore how to optimize the acoustic performance of hybrid vehicles using integrated simulation and analysis tools Read more
Ricardo further invests in high performance transmission manufacturing
14 Nov 2018

Ricardo further invests in high performance transmission manufacturing

Ricardo has committed a further £1.5m in state-of-the-art spiral bevel grinding capability from Klingelnberg, building on the investment in leading edge gear manufacturing machine tools announced earlier in the year. Read more
Ricardo announces upgrades to performance transmission testing for motorsport
7 Nov 2018

Ricardo announces upgrades to performance transmission testing for motorsport

Ricardo will present the company’s vision for the next generations of Formula E race transmissions – alongside the announcement of key upgrades to its transmission test facilities to accommodate the high speed requirements of performance electric vehicles. Read more
Ricardo to host free training event in India on simulation-led xEV powertrain development
7 Nov 2018

Ricardo to host free training event in India on simulation-led xEV powertrain development

Free seminar to be hosted by Ricardo Software at the Marriott Suites, Pune, India, on 21-22 November, will provide valuable insights into the use of the IGNITE systems modelling tool to meet the challenge of developing efficient and effective plug-in, hybrid and battery electric vehicle (xEV) powertrains. Read more
Ricardo research highlights technologies to reduce heavy duty truck CO2 emissions
5 Nov 2018

Ricardo research highlights technologies to reduce heavy duty truck CO2 emissions

At the MTZ Conference on Heavy-Duty Engines – to be hosted on 6-7 Nov in Cologne – Ricardo will share the latest results of research into improving efficiency through the use predictive commercial vehicle powertrain control based on an enhanced electronic horizon, and lean-burn natural gas engines capable of achieving Euro VI emissions and beyond. Read more
Cox Powertrain's collaboration with Ricardo fundamental to its success
1 Nov 2018

Cox Powertrain's collaboration with Ricardo fundamental to its success

10-year creative partnership with engineering specialist, Ricardo, key to Cox’s transition from start-up to international brand. Read more
Ricardo secures order for large-scale EV battery cell test programme from Volvo Cars
31 Oct 2018

Ricardo secures order for large-scale EV battery cell test programme from Volvo Cars

Volvo Cars selects Ricardo as engineering test partner on a project to assess and characterize the performance of battery cells intended for production applications in high voltage battery packs for electric vehicles. Read more
Research by Ricardo and Arcadis forms basis for zero emission trains
29 Oct 2018

Research by Ricardo and Arcadis forms basis for zero emission trains

Battery-powered ‘zero-emission’ passenger trains could be operating on the regional Dutch rail network within the next decade, according to research by Ricardo and Arcadis Read more