About us

About us

Pioneering technology for tomorrow’s automotive markets 

Our mission at Ricardo is to support the evolution of the automotive sector towards an efficient, sustainable low-carbon future.

As the industry responds to seismic changes in the automotive market – and across society as a whole – we remain one of its most trusted and innovative partners, leading the way in high-calibre research across engines, drivelines and hybrid systems, as well as supporting the development of emerging technologies such as autonomous and connected vehicles.

Deep technical knowledge, complemented by an expansive strategic consultancy offer, leaves us uniquely positioned to support clients across every stage of the product development process, from clean-sheet design to manufacture, testing and product launch.

Key services

  • Market research and strategic planning
  • Full-vehicle and component design
  • Efficiency optimization
  • Emissions reduction
  • On-board system software
  • Calibration and independent testing
  • Niche manufacture
  • Whole-product-lifecycle support

In a sector under more scrutiny than ever, and on the cusp of a new technological era, choosing Ricardo as your technical partner sends a clear message to the market of a business that is committed to innovative, high-quality products for its customers.