Diesel’s big breakthrough: Ricardo’s innovative CryoPower engine concept redefines combustion to offer dramatic improvements of 30 percent in long-haul truck fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions. We lift the lid on a potentially game-changing technology. Read excerpt online.
Rally champions: M-Sport’s Ford Fiestas, equipped with Ricardo transmissions, stormed to victory in the 2017 World Rally Championships, taking both the Drivers and Manufacturers titles. Meet M-Sport team principal Malcolm Wilson OBE and hear the story. Read excerpt online.
The sound of electric power: The sound of a vehicle is an important element of its character, and many worry that near-silent electric cars may be seen as devoid of personality. Ricardo engineers have developed systems to give EVs their own authentic sound and a distinct identity for the brand. Read excerpt online.
Interview: Dinesh Paliwal, Harman Samsung – Fresh from its takeover by Samsung, the Harman president and CEO looks at the growing role of electronics and automation in modern vehicles.
RQ viewpoint: Jamie Pitcairn, Ricardo Energy & Environment client manager for Scotland discusses the value of building a circular economy through mapping the nation’s bioeconomy. Read online.
Ricardo news: Unlocking grid capacity for electric vehicles; improving air quality in China’s cities; JV contract with U.S. Army; vision for Kenya, and; Ricardo wins FT award.