Archive / October, 2014

  • Acquisition to power growth for a new global Ricardo Motorcycles business

    29 October 2014

    Ricardo’s ambition to become the international partner of choice for the world’s motorcycle industries – from concept design to full product development, and embracing all aspects of vehicle and powertrain engineering support – was underscored today with the announcement that the company has acquired UK consultancy Vepro Ltd, and is forming a new global motorcycle-focused business.

    The formation of the new Ricardo Motorcycles business of Ricardo plc combines the strengths of the company’s extensive existing in-house motorcycle engineering team, based at the company’s Schwäbisch Gmünd Technical Centre in southern Germany, together with UK based independent motorcycle, powersport and niche vehicle consultancy ...

  • Ricardo-AEA wins contract to support the On-Pack Recycling Label

    15 October 2014

    Ricardo-AEA has been awarded a two year monitoring contract to support the On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme, a UK initiative to encourage consistent recycling messaging on consumer packaging.

    The OPRL scheme is operated by OPRL Ltd, a not-for-profit company. Its highly recognizable label provides information on the recyclability of an item’s packaging components, enabling consumers to understand how to dispose of the materials.

    Ricardo-AEA will be monitoring how the label is used in practice, ensuring that retailers and manufacturers are providing consumers with the correct information. The work will involve monitoring how widely the label is being used across product lines by ...

  • BridgeWatch® Modular makes critical structure monitoring affordable to all asset managers

    13 October 2014
    • Strainstall announces a new version of its BridgeWatch® service – trusted by the owners and operators of some of the world’s most strategically important infrastructure – bringing a breakthrough in affordability
    • The new BridgeWatch® Modular puts this technology within the reach of asset managers of safety- and commercially-critical bridges, tunnels and buildings of all sizes
    • BridgeWatch® Modular provides the peace of mind, safety and security of remote structural monitoring for a fixed monthly fee and with zero set-up and capital equipment costs

    Strainstall’s BridgeWatch® is deployed on some of the world’s largest and most strategically important infrastructure to provide real-time remote monitoring information ...

  • Ricardo-AEA awarded funding for energy-efficient cities project

    09 October 2014

    Sustainability consultancy Ricardo-AEA has won a £1 million funding award from Innovate UK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board) to build and evaluate a ‘prototype data platform’ for cities – enabling them to model energy demand and savings opportunities from an individual building level right through to the city-wide scale.

    To be known as the Energy Data Integration System (EDIS), the platform’s key innovation will be its ability to access and combine real data from local authorities and utility providers, modelling actual energy demand behaviour patterns across an entire city. This will revolutionise energy planning and investment for councils and utility providers.

    Examples ...

  • Ricardo to assist US Department of Energy with wave energy conversion competition

    02 October 2014

    Ricardo today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to administer a unique ocean Wave Energy Converter (WEC) prize challenge, aimed at helping to bring this important potential source of clean energy to commercial scale.

    Wave energy conversion is technology that uses the motion of ocean waves to create electricity. The WEC Prize will attract innovative and next generation ideas from new and existing wave energy developers by offering a monetary prize and providing an opportunity for tank testing and evaluation of scaled WEC prototypes. The DOE believes ...

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