Testing

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

Testing

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Delivering industry leading battery testing solutions for all electric and hybrid propulsion systems enabling full-service battery development from concept to production.

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End-to-end electrified powertrain testing services delivered in our state-of-the-art EPRC facility. We offer a seamless service that embraces software and simulation from concept through the product development process, incorporating physical test as an essential touchpoint at key stages.

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Full-service vehicle emissions testing for ICE, HEV and EV powertrains and fluid products enabling emissions control and performance optimisation.

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Independent testing services for the analysis and development of fuels, lubricants, and oils for ICE, HEV and EV platforms.

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Testing and development solutions for rapid product development of hydrogen ICE and hydrogen fuel cell solutions.

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Full-service ICE testing and development for a range of industries and sectors, from passenger vehicle to marine transportation.

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

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Our transmission and driveline experts specialise in delivering testing and development programmes to bespoke to the requirements of our clients.

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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 across multiple market sectors.

  • HV battery testing
  • e-machine testing capability
  • EV chassis test facilities
  • Hydrogen ICE performance development, efficiency and durability
  • Hydrogen fuel cell systems
  • ICE and hybrid chassis test facilities
  • ICE test facilities
  • Transmission and driveline testing
  • Prototype build facilities
  • Certification and 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

We work with OEMs, tier-1s and product developers across the globe to help bring their products to market quickly, cost-effectively and safely.

Our cross-sector capability enables us to deliver to multiple industries including:

  • Passenger vehicles
  • Off-highway and industrial
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Marine
  • Aerospace
  • Rail
  • Motorcycles and light passenger transport
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Discover our case studies

Marine engine remote certification testing

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Fuel cell electric zero emissions truck

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Sustainable Aerospace Propulsion

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Testing Resources

Introducing hydrogen in railways

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Ricardo motorcycle expertise helps charity deliver essential blood supplies to hospitals

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Ricardo delivers first virtual remote certification testing for a marine engine

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Aerospace Electrification: what are the challenges and opportunities?

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Meet the experts

Tim Bassett

Tim Bassett

Head of Test

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Trevor Downes

Trevor Downes

Chief Engineer, Engines and Emissions Control

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Matt Beasley

Matt Beasley

President, Established Mobility

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