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Ricardo Quarterly Q4 2016

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RQ Q4 2016

Change of climate: Ricardo’s top team of environmental specialists report back from their participation in the climate summit in Morocco, and on their work helping a wide range of nations put climate change mitigation measures into practice.

Opportunities in the Gulf: Rapid urbanization and a strategy of economic diversification into non-oilsectors mean that the countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council now constitute a region of growing opportunity for Ricardo’s environmental and transport consulting businesses.  

Putting innovation into practice: Impartial expert advice is vital if high-potential innovations are to be brought successfully from concept into commercial reality. Clear guidance in steering projects from Technology Readiness Levels 1 to 6 can be especially valuable.

Interview: Jürgen Schenk of Mercedes-Benz and VW’s Dr Frank Welsch face questions from IanAdcock on their electrification strategies for the upcoming zero-emissions era.

RQ viewpoint: David McShane, VP of business development, Ricardo Inc, argues that the auto industry can learn from the rail business when it comes to the safety of autonomous vehicles.

Ricardo news:  Engine manufacturing records smashed; new technology for railway points; cost-effective AMT for motorcycles; low-CO2 truck engine research results revealed.

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