Ricardo offers a fully integrated, independent global testing service with local project delivery through technical centres in Europe, North America and Asia.

Our specialist facilities and world-class engineering expertise enable us to offer a comprehensive range of services for the testing and development of mobility and industrial solutions and fluids, across multiple market sectors, including:

  • Passenger vehicles
  • Off-Highway and industrial
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Marine
  • Aerospace
  • Rail
  • Motorcycles and light passenger transport

Whether customers require a simple one off component test or an advanced multi-bed project, Ricardo has the capability and capacity to provide a one-stop, turnkey service which is flexible to their scheduling and budgetary requirements. We are also able to offer assistance with test facility planning, management and operational efficiency improvement.

We are the trusted testing partner of some of the biggest OEMs and tiered suppliers in the industry, providing a service which is independent, confidential and supported by expert analysis and advice to help our clients to get the most out of their products.

Our Global Test Capability

  • HV Battery testing.
  • e-Machine testing capability
  • EV Chassis test facilities
  • Hydrogen ICE performance development, efficiency and durability
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell systems (from mid-2022)
  • ICE and Hybrid chassis test facilities
  • ICE test facilities
  • Transmission and Driveline testing
  • Prototype build facilities
  • Certification & Emissions measurement, (CoP, WLTP, RDE etc)
  • Powertrain control and emissions systems calibration
  • Gasoline and Diesel ICE performance development, efficiency and durability.
  • 4WD and 2WD vehicle chassis driveability.
  • Performance and Attributes benchmarking.
  • Fuels, coolants and lubricants benchmark testing.
Emissions Testing and Development

Emissions Testing and Development

Now taking bookings for Emissions Testing and Development services in our Vehicle Emissions Research Centre (VERC). Find out more here.

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