Ricardo Inc.


Ricardo Completes Purchase Of California Tech Center

Ricardo Inc., the Van Buren Township-based American affiliate of the United Kingdom manufacturing technology provider Ricardo plc, announced it had completed the purchase of a 20,000-square-foot tech center in Santa Clara, Calif.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2014


Ricardo Software Launches Full Vehicle System Modeling, Simulation App

Ricardo Software Tuesday announced it has launched a complete vehicle system modeling and simulation application called Ignite.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013


Ricardo Presents Advanced Technology For Ethanol Efficiency

Ricardo Inc., the Michigan-based U.S. subsidiary of England’s Ricardo plc, says its Extreme Boosted Direct Injection engine has the potential to deliver diesel-like efficiency for ethanol combustion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2013

Ricardo military truck

Ricardo-Led Tactical Truck Demo Delivers 72% Better Fuel Economy

After two years of on-the-ground testing, the Fuel-Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator from Van Buren Township-based Ricardo Inc. has proven to be as good as the simulation models projected, according to data analyzed by the multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013


Ricardo Successfully Administers First DARPA FANG Challenge

VAN BUREN TWP. — Ricardo Inc., the United States subsidiary of the United Kingdom-based engineering technology provider Ricardo plc, announced that it succesfully administered the Fast Adaptable Next-Generation Ground Vehicle (FANG) Mobility-Drivetrain Challenge for the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the first of three planned FANG competitions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2013

Chevy Volt Named Motor Trend Car Of The Year

Ricardo Receives Notice of Funding for a California Energy Commission Project

The engineering services provider Ricardo Inc. said Tuesday that it will partner with Electricore, who has received a $750,000 award from California Energy Commission to perform a comprehensive survey of the commercial plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) marketplace and to propose value-based design options for standardization of battery systems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

Red Cedar

Ricardo Software Embeds East Lansing Firm’s Design System Technology

Van Buren Township-based Ricardo Inc. and East Lansing-based Red Cedar Technology Wednesday under which Ricardo will embed Red Cedar’s design system exploration technology into Ricardo’s new vehicle driveline system modeling and simulation tool, called Ignite.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

HR Notices From February 13

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom new from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2013

HR Notices From October 5-7

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012


PEP Stations Partners With Diebold For Charging System

PEP Stations LLC, a Livonia-based company that designs, manufactures, sells, installs and services, electric vehicle charging stations has today in collaboration with Diebold Inc. announced their partnership at the 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.