ADAS and connected vehicles

Supporting original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and tier 1 suppliers with connected vehicle innovation and programme development which help reduce the product time to market and accelerate the build of in-house expertise and experiences.

Future-forward connected and automated vehicles solutions

The development of connected and automated vehicles take a significant amount of expertise and experience across various type of technologies in a fast moving market. We work with our customers to develop connected vehicle solutions bespoke to their requirements. Our services include the development of innovative connected vehicle architecture, vehicle automation solutions and ADAS software.

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  • Operational design domain (ODD) and use case capture
  • Systems engineering/feature definition
  • AD system architecture
  • Functional safety and cybersecurity
  • Simulation and modelling

  • State-of-the-art ADAS controller with advanced application processor with support for flexible and scalable sensor configuration
  • Service oriented architecture to implement software defined vehicle based on AUTOSAR adaptive and classic industry standard
  • World class hardware and software R&D capability combined with global engineering services coverage
  • Fast prototyping with proven hardware and software foundation

  • L4 vehicle automation for confined area ODD
  • L4 AD partner software platform
  • Vehicle X-by-wire and sensor integration
  • Remote control automation

  • Platooning system concept design and control software
  • PCAMS platooning software
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Why Ricardo for ADAS & connected vehicles?

Expedite the development of connected and automated vehicles by utilising the expertise at Ricardo and remove the need for ramping up in-house capability. 

Unparalleled expertise

Our expert team has in-depth and proven understanding of entire vehicle technologies.

Strategic partnerships

Ricardo has a strategic partnership with a key technology supplier which can help significantly to reduce development time.

Global technical facilities

Our teams are located globally with technical centres worldwide. Our wider expertise can support complex development programmes.

Flexible delivery

Our ADAS and connected vehicle development programmes are delivered under non-recurring based engineering (NRE) projects. Our team can consult or deliver the project as required.

ADAS and connected vehicles


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Gareth Milton BW

Dr Gareth Milton

Control Function Lead

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Ty Kim

Head of Software and Digital

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James Mullineux

James Mullineux

Head of Digital

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