Ricardo Quarterly Q2 2011

Ricardo Quarterly Q2 2011

Contents

BMW’s super six: In 2006 BMW awarded Ricardo a highly prestigious task – to design a new, six cylinder engine, from scratch, to power a world-best sports touring motorcycle. Crosse reports on the programme and the product

DRIVe – fast forward: When Volvo needed to upgrade its super-successful low-CO2 DRIVe models to meet the latest Euro 5 emission standards, it was quick to call on Ricardo’s calibration expertise

Renault Nissan: Hideaki Watanabe, corporate vice president of the Alliance’s Global Zero Emission Vehicle Business Unit explains how electric cars will open up new opportunities

RQ Viewpoint: why electric vehicles must be treated as part of the power grid

Ricardo news: New business in China; Ricardo wins gold; strategic co-operation with Jaguar Land Rover; bus exhaust energy recovery; Ricardo joins energy research body

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