Intelligent Transportation Systems

Ricardo is a leader in intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and energy storage solutions. We offer innovative ITS innovations that improve fuel economy and lower emissions while increasing convenience and safety, using our in-depth expertise in  driver advisory systems, telematics, and autonomous cooperative vehicles and machines. From analysis through to design and development and productionization in energy systems, we also have a complete capability in areas including battery systems and next-generation technologies for grid power generation, transmission, distribution, and community energy storage.

Ricardo ITS and energy systems services: 

  • Physics-based analysis and benchmarking
  • Model-based system analysis and design
  • Production-intent mechatronics and electronics
  • Energy storage development and validation
  • Situational awareness and active safety technologies
  • Cooperative autonomous systems including road trains
  • Smart grid optimization including generation, transmission and distribution

Key benefits of the Ricardo service: 

  • A one-stop shop for overall energy storage design and implementation
  • Proven commercial autonomous systems expertise
  • Production intent systems development with minimum bill-of-materials cost
  • Access to a full complement of domain expertise
  • Training, on-site support, technology transfer and facility development
  • Strong vehicle interface capabilities for grid innovations facilitating and maximizing the opportunities of future growth in electric vehicle use