Automotive

A trusted global partner to the automotive industry

From strategic planning and policy, concept to manufacture, we work with original equipment manufacturers and suppliers across the automotive industry to bring sustainable products to market quicker, while enhancing vehicle performance.

Innovation that moves us

We develop strategies for the transport sector to address the biggest challenges of reducing greenhouse and tailpipe emissions. We aim to deliver solutions that move people and goods cleanly and efficiently, reflecting consumer requirements for future mobility.  

We are working to accelerate the adoption of future vehicle technologies, including hybrid and electrification. We facilitate the seamless integration of individual components and systems into vehicle development programmes. 

We help customers maximise their efficiency and effectiveness through the exploitation of data and actionable insights. Using a digital backbone and investing in our data science capabilities, we are accelerating our own digital transformation and that of our global customer across transport sectors. 

We help our clients to address the world’s energy and mobility challenges through strategic and technical solutions. As a trusted automotive consultancy, we support them as they navigate through a disruptive market to create clarity from uncertainty.  

We specialise in high-performance, niche volume manufacturing and assembly for complex, precision, electromechanical products. We support our global clients to bring cutting-edge innovations to market, from individual components to complete powertrain systems.

With pressure from investors, shareholders, regulators and customers to demonstrate progress towards sustainability targets, we work with our clients to create and implement credible and robust sustainability and decarbonisation plans. Our support enables clients to develop more sustainable operations, products and services as well as embedding environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles into their business models.

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Key segments

Key segments within the Automotive market.

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We offer full-service development programmes for the automotive sector platforms, including passenger car, commercial and off-highway vehicle, motorcycle, high-performance vehicle, and motorsport.

Ricardo delivers a range of assurance and testing services across a variety of industries.

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Find out more about our expert automotive testing solutions at our state-of-the-art facilities.

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Complementary measures that solve air quality problems and help mitigate carbon emissions and ensure a vibrant and livable city for your residents. 

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Ricardo provides impartial evidence and analysis underpinning environmental policymaking throughout the policy life cycle.

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We work with businesses to maximise benefit and avoid risks on their sustainability journey.

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Providing expertise to support your chemical operations and sustainable growth.

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World-leading environmental, energy and policy modelling to create a safe and sustainable world.

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Ricardo specialise in high-performance, niche volume manufacturing and assembly for complex, precision, electromechanical products and offer world-class industrialisation consultancy

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We are experts in the establishing flexible and stable product assembly operations which output complex products to help our clients achieve their premium product aspirations.

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Prototype builds and vehicle adaption services for special vehicle platforms.

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As a leading industrial and manufacturing expert, we provide a world-class industrialisation consultancy service to help our clients manufacture their complex and innovative products.

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Precision manufacture of complex mechanical components for engines and transmissions for high performance and specialised applications delivered in low volumes.

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Ricardo's strategic consultancy services enables our clients to navigate complexity in a disrupted world.

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Ricardo's strategic consultancy offering enables our clients to navigate complexity in a disrupted world.

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Ricardo offers world-class technical consulting services to enable our customers to get the most from their products and services in the energy, transportation and manufacturing sectors.

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We can support your organisation with scientifically robust and high quality approaches to energy transition to deliver you value across a wide range of areas.

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Our expert team support businesses with bespoke software solutions and stable software libraries for development programs.

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Learn more about our leading engineering, design and design services.

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Experts in delivering innovative system engineering and integration solutions towards a safe and sustainable future.

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The most advanced equipment and capabilities in the world can become ineffective without appropriate in-service support solutions.

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Technical insights and analysis from Ricardo experts.

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Case studies

Empowering battery supply chain sustainability

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BMW Group - Industry leading vehicle footprint disclosure project

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Sustainable fuels workshop, providing foundational knowledge for customer’s decarbonisation journey

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Automotive Knowledge hub

Ricardo’s in-house manufacturing capability explained

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Navigating the complexity of choice for off highway sustainable fuels

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Chemical safety training to enable hydrogen buses to operate safely garners Exceptional Customer Experience Award at Ricardo Leading Lights

Ricardo experts’ innovative research recognised in Leading Lights Paper of the Year Award

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