Easy Riders: Cruiser motorcycles are an American phenomenon that foreign manufactures don’t always understand. Ricardo specialists explain how to make a cruiser bike that’s irresistible to US riders.
Real driving emissions: With exhaust pollutants now front-page news, we report on Ricardo’s ongoing projects for evaluating actual on-the-road emissions to ensure compliance with upcoming European RDE testing regulations.
Round the world in 100 years: The Ricardo 100 Global Challenge celebrates the company’s centenary by linking all its worldwide locations in a global relay involving Ricardo staff and Ricardo-developed vehicles.
Interview: John Fuerst, Delphi’s Vice President, Engineering Power Systems, gives Tony Lewin his take on the future of engine control strategies, emissions and electrification.
RQ viewpoint: Chris Dodwell, Ricardo Energy & Environment’s international director on the COP21 talks in Paris and the need to put the promises into practice. Read online.
Ricardo news: Ricardo helps FTS fast charge; JAC and Ricardo develop HyBoost for production; helping Heathrow monitor black carbon; Network Rail approves Ricardo pantograph monitoring.