Press releases

Press releases
Ricardo announces next phase of Climate Finance Accelerator at Green GB Week
17 Oct 2018

Ricardo announces next phase of Climate Finance Accelerator at Green GB Week

The next phase of Ricardo’s contribution to the Climate Finance Accelerator will be announced at the Tate Modern today (Wednesday 17 October) as part of HSBC's day of Green GB Week finance events. Read more
Ricardo to collaborate in lithium-based solid-state EV battery technology research
8 Oct 2018

Ricardo to collaborate in lithium-based solid-state EV battery technology research

Solid-state lithium cell technology promises safer, more energy- and power-dense cells that facilitate ultra-fast charging for future electrified vehicles - Ricardo will partner with Ilika, the Centre for Process Innovation, University College London and others in the PowerDrive Line project Read more
Ricardo congratulates Edinburgh Trams on Global Light Rail awards recognition
5 Oct 2018

Ricardo congratulates Edinburgh Trams on Global Light Rail awards recognition

Light rail system operator Edinburgh Trams was ‘Highly Commended’ at the Global Light Rail awards in the Environmental Sustainability Initiative category, for the successful introduction of the SmartDrive system - co-developed with the University of Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE) and Ricardo Rail. Read more
Report shows balanced use of technologies preferable to sole focus on electrification
2 Oct 2018

Report shows balanced use of technologies preferable to sole focus on electrification

A major study carried out by Ricardo for Concawe has investigated the impacts of three scenarios capable of delivering circa 85 percent greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions from the light- duty vehicle parc within the EU by 2050 – and offers some surprising insights on the hazards of over-reliance upon any one technology. Read more
Ricardo congratulates Northern on launch of digitally enhanced Class 158 train
26 Sep 2018

Ricardo congratulates Northern on launch of digitally enhanced Class 158 train

Part of an upgrade programme supported by Ricardo Rail, the new Class 158 boasts on-board digital enhancements such as at-seat USB charging sockets and Wi-Fi. Read more
Ricardo-led consortium to provide energy support to European Investment Bank
20 Sep 2018

Ricardo-led consortium to provide energy support to European Investment Bank

An international consortium, led by Ricardo, has been awarded a 4-year framework agreement to provide consultancy services to the European Investment Bank (EIB), supporting investment projects in the energy sector around the world. Read more
Ricardo shares vision for future hybrid transmissions at CTi Shanghai
17 Sep 2018

Ricardo shares vision for future hybrid transmissions at CTi Shanghai

With hybrid vehicles set to capture a significantly greater market share during the transition to electrified transportation, Ricardo will share its vision as to how high efficiency, low-cost Dedicated Hybrid Transmissions (DHTs) can be created using the company’s highly advanced SELECT-R transmission design toolchain. Read more
Ricardo plc - Preliminary results for the full year ended 30 June 2018
13 Sep 2018

Ricardo plc - Preliminary results for the full year ended 30 June 2018

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Report shows matching battery size with vehicle use is crucial for environment
12 Sep 2018

Report shows matching battery size with vehicle use is crucial for environment

A new study by Ricardo for the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) aims to push the boundaries of knowledge of Life Cycle Assessment, an increasingly important area of research in the area of road transport. Read more
Ricardo launches new ‘E-Axle’ electric vehicle transmission
12 Sep 2018

Ricardo launches new ‘E-Axle’ electric vehicle transmission

Drawing upon research and technology that it has developed and proven in markets from Formula-E to Supercars, Ricardo’s new E-Axle transmission offers a balance of efficiency and performance, together with low total cost of ownership. Read more
Roke and Ricardo launch Digital Resilience Lab – and share key insights in white paper
11 Sep 2018

Roke and Ricardo launch Digital Resilience Lab – and share key insights in white paper

New Digital Resilience Lab provides state-of-the-art vehicle testing facility for Ricardo and Roke customers - enables controlled testing via wired and wireless connections. White paper, 'Digital resilience - A new approach to cyber security for vehicles without boundaries', to be published on 12 September at the Low Carbon Vehicle event LCV2018 Read more
Ricardo and SUEZ publish toolkit to drive value via waste service procurement
10 Sep 2018

Ricardo and SUEZ publish toolkit to drive value via waste service procurement

A new toolkit, produced by Ricardo and sponsored by waste and recycling specialist SUEZ, provides UK local authorities a blueprint for creating waste service procurement strategies that drive contractors to deliver high performance, innovation and value for residents. Read more