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Ricardo Demonstrates New Powertrain Architecture for Intelligent Electrification with HyBoost Project

HyBoost project vehicle debuts at Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., -Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovations and engineering solutions, today revealed for the first time the HyBoost project vehicle at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle 2011 (LCV2011) event hosted at Rockingham, U.K. The HyBoost...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Ricardo, NW UAV and XRDi Form Alliance to Provide Superior UAV Heavy-Fuel Engine Solutions

Partnership Launch Offers Full Production Capability VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovations and engineering solutions, today announced the formation of a strategic business alliance with XRD Inc. (XRDi) and NW UAV to design, develop and manufacture a family of heavy-fuel engine solutions...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Ricardo's New Heavy-fuel Wolverine3 Engine Takes Flight at Nevada Test Site

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovation and engineering solutions to the world's automotive, defense, transport and new energy industries, announced today that its new Wolverine3 heavy fuel engine has completed its first in-flight tests at the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nevada...

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Transportation Industry Products

Modular Vehicle offers protection for crews on patrol.

Optimized for occupant protection and operational flexibility, Ocelot light protected patrol vehicle (LPPV) is based on modular design and designed for deployment in demanding and hostile environments. Solution comprises core automotive armored spine (skateboard) onto which one of a number of role-specific and interchangeable pods - patrol, fire support, protected logistics - may be mounted....

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Ricardo and Swift Engineering Join Forces to Supply New Race Car to Formula Nippon Series

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., Jan. 10 - Ricardo UK Ltd. will be the exclusive supplier of transmissions to California-based Swift Engineering Inc. for a new chassis that will see action starting in the 2009 season of Formula Nippon, Japan's premier open-wheel racing series. Ricardo already supplies transmissions for Japan's Super GT series as well as single-make series including the World Series by...

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Software

Engine Design Software addresses fuel economy, emissions.

Engine performance and gas dynamics simulation software, WAVE v8.0, helps engine developers make sure designs meet fuel economy and emissions requirements. Controls on Canvas feature lets users manage all control elements on drag-and-drop basis, and 3D modeling feature (WAVE3D) provides integrated solution for 1D/3D co-simulation. Users can also interact with WAVE model while simulation is...

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Services

Engineering Service addresses fuel economy standards.

Helping automakers address 35 mpg CAFE standard, TVFE(TM) Total Vehicle Fuel Economy Solution identifies, validates, and implements most cost-effective strategies to achieve light-vehicle fuel economy and CO2 goals. It is based on system-level simulations, validated at component level with comprehensive set of metrics that provide objective evaluation of all relevant data, enabling development of...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ricardo and QinetiQ to Demonstrate Low Cost, High Performance Battery Technology for Hybrid Vehicles

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., Nov. 7 - Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology shows significant promise for hybrid and electric vehicle applications in terms of its comparatively high power and energy density, and ability to retain charge for extended periods. However, commercial challenges remain in terms of both cost and weight. Ricardo and QinetiQ have embarked on a two-year collaborative project...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Ricardo Showcases Hybrid Technology at the 2007 New York International Auto Show Taxi '07 Exhibit

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., April 3 // - Demand for fuel-efficient, environmentally-responsible vehicles is on the rise as the public, government and vehicle manufacturers look for ways to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Ricardo - a leading global technology, engineering and business consulting partner for automotive, commercial vehicle, military and related transportation market...

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Software

Ricardo Software Aims to Transform the Powertrain CAE Capabilities of India Automakers

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., March 19 -- Following the announcement today of an agreement between Ricardo UK Ltd and Caepro Technologies Pvt Ltd of Pune, the Indian auto industry now has access to some of the world's most advanced powertrain CAE software products together with the expert training, support services and application skills crucial for their effective use. Advanced CAE software products...

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Ricardo Demonstrates New Powertrain Architecture for Intelligent Electrification with HyBoost Project

HyBoost project vehicle debuts at Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., -Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovations and engineering solutions, today revealed for the first time the HyBoost project vehicle at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle 2011 (LCV2011) event hosted at Rockingham, U.K. The HyBoost...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Ricardo, NW UAV and XRDi Form Alliance to Provide Superior UAV Heavy-Fuel Engine Solutions

Partnership Launch Offers Full Production Capability VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovations and engineering solutions, today announced the formation of a strategic business alliance with XRD Inc. (XRDi) and NW UAV to design, develop and manufacture a family of heavy-fuel engine solutions...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Ricardo's New Heavy-fuel Wolverine3 Engine Takes Flight at Nevada Test Site

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovation and engineering solutions to the world's automotive, defense, transport and new energy industries, announced today that its new Wolverine3 heavy fuel engine has completed its first in-flight tests at the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nevada...

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Company News

Open Architecture ECU Technology Collaboration Promises Faster Market Entry for New Powertrain Innovations

Ricardo and Pi Shurlok have today announced a collaboration that will enable their customers to benefit from the ability to develop new products based on world-class control technology that can move quickly and seamlessly from concept to production, enhancing the potential and reducing time to market for new powertrain and hybrid vehicle innovations VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 11 -- Under the...

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Company News

New Leadership Team Prepares Ricardo, Inc., for Growth

New Leadership Team Prepares Ricardo, Inc., for Growth VAN BUREN TWP., Mich. (Jan. 4, 2010) - Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovation and engineering solutions to the world's automotive, defense, transport and new energy industries, has announced three key appointments that will strengthen the company's senior...

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Transportation Industry Products

Modular Vehicle offers protection for crews on patrol.

Optimized for occupant protection and operational flexibility, Ocelot light protected patrol vehicle (LPPV) is based on modular design and designed for deployment in demanding and hostile environments. Solution comprises core automotive armored spine (skateboard) onto which one of a number of role-specific and interchangeable pods - patrol, fire support, protected logistics - may be mounted....

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Company News

Ricardo Launches Industry's Most Comprehensive and Integrated Development Center for Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Battery Systems

Battery Systems Development Center provides complete vehicle systems integration for turnkey battery system development and application VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., U.S.A. (January 27, 2009) - Ricardo, Inc., a leading independent engineering firm specializing in total vehicle fuel economy and efficiency, has launched the Battery Systems Development Center at its Van Buren Twp., Michigan, headquarters....

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Ricardo and Swift Engineering Join Forces to Supply New Race Car to Formula Nippon Series

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., Jan. 10 - Ricardo UK Ltd. will be the exclusive supplier of transmissions to California-based Swift Engineering Inc. for a new chassis that will see action starting in the 2009 season of Formula Nippon, Japan's premier open-wheel racing series. Ricardo already supplies transmissions for Japan's Super GT series as well as single-make series including the World Series by...

Read More »
Software

Engine Design Software addresses fuel economy, emissions.

Engine performance and gas dynamics simulation software, WAVE v8.0, helps engine developers make sure designs meet fuel economy and emissions requirements. Controls on Canvas feature lets users manage all control elements on drag-and-drop basis, and 3D modeling feature (WAVE3D) provides integrated solution for 1D/3D co-simulation. Users can also interact with WAVE model while simulation is...

Read More »
Services

Engineering Service addresses fuel economy standards.

Helping automakers address 35 mpg CAFE standard, TVFE(TM) Total Vehicle Fuel Economy Solution identifies, validates, and implements most cost-effective strategies to achieve light-vehicle fuel economy and CO2 goals. It is based on system-level simulations, validated at component level with comprehensive set of metrics that provide objective evaluation of all relevant data, enabling development of...

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