Ricardo is a global strategic, environmental and engineering consultancy at the intersection of transport, energy and global climate agendas, solving the most complex issues to help achieve a safe and sustainable world. The Automotive & Industrial part of the group is a trusted engineering-services partner for clean, efficient, integrated propulsion and energy systems. For over 100 years, Ricardo has been using engineering research and development expertise to help global vehicle manufacturers innovate and improve the efficiency and performance of their products to bring them to market quicker and more cheaply without compromising safety or quality.
The objectives of the XL-CONNECT project fully align with Ricardo’s aims and ongoing technology development, specifically in the areas of developing electric vehicle technologies and systems that support their widespread roll-out in the passenger car sector.
What in XL-CONNECT?
Ricardo will develop and demonstrate advanced charging technology, including advanced control strategies to support the overall aims of the project. In addition, Ricardo will also support the development of the predictive digital twin.
“The XL-CONNECT project helps us to continue developing electric vehicle technologies that are smart, affordable and efficient, which will accelerate their uptake and help us transition to a safe and sustainable world.”