Ricardo gets government funding to advance electric truck technology

It will work alongside the University of Bath to develop solutions to make the technologies more efficient and less costly

Project to capture carbon emissions from biomass gets funding

Ricardo claims it works by burning sustainably sourced wood waste to generate power and charcoal, capturing the carbon emissions produced in the process

Surrey Police set roadmap to become net zero by 2030

The force is aiming to decarbonise its buildings and transport fleet on its route to carbon-neutrality

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Water companies to develop 2030 net zero action plan

International consultancies Ricardo and Mott MacDonald will carry out research to help define and agree a practical approach to the pledge, while also assessing what carbon reduction measures will have the most impact

UK opens £10m vehicle emissions research hub

A £10 million Vehicle Emissions Research Centre (VERC) has officially been opened in the UK. Engineering company Ricardo owns the facility, located in Shoreham-by-Sea, which aims to enable the development of clean and low carbon vehicles. The VERC will test small passenger cars to light trucks of up to three tonnes including advanced technology hybrid electric […]

“Smoothing” traffic slashes bus emissions

Smoothing out traffic flow could dramatically slash emissions from public buses. Buses in Brighton were fitted with emissions monitoring boxes and tested on multiple trips in normal traffic during business and shopping hours. While passengers weren’t on the buses, they were weighted with ballast and stopped at regular bus stops as if on a normal […]