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2011-06-13 15:59:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, today welcomed U.K. Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, the Rt. Hon. Vince Cable MP. Cable visited Ricardo as part of a series of automotive meetings in the Detroit area. The visit to Ricardo's North American headquarters focused Ricardo's low carbon emissions technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/DE19083) "Ricardo's advanced engineering...

2010-05-25 12:01:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan-based team takes first Wolverine engine from concept to production readiness in six months. Wolverine 3 is a purpose-built, heavy fuel engine designed to achieve breakthrough levels of capability, packaging and reliability. First fire in May followed by a summer 2010 test flight. Ricardo Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovation and engineering solutions to...

2009-10-27 07:00:00

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricardo, Inc., the US subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovation and engineering solutions to the world's automotive, defense, transport and new energy industries, has announced today the completion of upgrade work to the heavy duty engine test facility at the company's Chicago Technical Center. The focus of this upgrade work has been on the Constant Volume Sampling (CVS) systems, enabling...

2008-08-10 00:00:12

I was reading the biography of the great engineer Sir Harry Ricardo and I reached the point where he started his first commercial venture in production of a car in 1907. For various reasons, which had nothing to do with the technical merits of the car itself, the venture was not a success. The engine, however, of the car was seized on by that fisherman of Shoreham-on-Sea, where it was produced, as a particularly suitable power unit for their fishing boats as it provided sufficient power...


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