27 June 2023
Ricardo receives Technical Excellence supplier award from Toyota Motor North America
Ricardo, a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company has been named as a recipient of a Technical Excellence Supplier Award by Toyota Motor North America (‘TMNA').
The awards recognise exceptional direct and indirect suppliers who consistently exceed TMNA’s expectations. Ricardo has supported TMNA on several key projects over the last 12 months and continues to contribute to the success of others, including the successful launches of the new Tundra and Sequoia vehicles, and Toyota’s V6 twin turbo and FF 2.4L turbo engines. Ricardo has also supported the start of construction and production readiness activities for the new Toyota battery manufacturing plant in North Carolina and helped to deliver SAP/Ariba Enterprise Resource Planning system implementation at all TMNA locations.
Adrian Schaffer, President of Emerging Mobility at Ricardo, said: “We’re delighted once again to be recognised for our technical capabilities in delivering clean mobility solutions for TMNA. The scale and variety of work that we have undertaken for them, from engineering capabilities and design, through to consulting, software and digital applications, reflects the skills and expertise within our team. We look forward to continuing to support them on new and exciting future mobility engineering projects.”
Robert Young, Group Vice President of Purchasing Supplier Development at TMNA added: “We are grateful for the contributions of all our suppliers, and we are proud to recognise those who have gone above and beyond in their performance. We treat each supplier as a partner to produce and deliver world-class vehicles and mobility solutions to Toyota customers.”