Decarbonising the global transport sector is critical to meeting governments’ net zero pledges and the real and ambitious Paris agreement targets.​

Ricardo Software is the trusted technology partner to the world’s leading transport OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, supporting their journey to zero tailpipe emissions sustainably with a balanced portfolio of technology solutions. Our leading-edge tools and solutions facilitate design and optimisation as we transition into the future, whether that be ICE with new fuels, hybridisation, full electrification or fuel cell technology.

We are at the forefront of developing low-carbon solutions, many of which are already in market and used globally​. We support customers with complete vehicle/vessel simulation systems; sub-system engineering and integration; detailed component modelling and assessment.

Ricardo Software offers these solutions to complex customer challenges:

  • Reduced energy usage
  • Improved thermal performance
  • Optimised material usage
  • Modelling infrastructure

Benefits for our customers:

  • Easy-to-use and intuitive software tools. Seamlessly integrate into existing processes and eco-systems
  • Reduced time and costs. By lowering dependency on hardware prototyping and testing 
  • Easy management of increasingly complex designs. Created by regulation changes and consumer performance expectations
  • Trusted guidance on the right solution for the right application. Offering solutions for six key markets from passenger car to marine

Ricardo Software product families

Our 1D engine performance tool runs faster than real-time can be used for not only engine system optimisation but virtual calibration

Our 1D engine performance tool runs faster than real-time can be used for not only engine system optimisation but virtual calibration

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The essential suite to design, analyse and optimise mechanical systems in terms of friction, durability and NVH.

The essential suite to design, analyse and optimise mechanical systems in terms of friction, durability and NVH.

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Complex system modelling and simulation with comprehensive automotive application-specific Modelica libraries analysing the impact of sub-systems interactions.

Complex system modelling and simulation with comprehensive automotive application-specific Modelica libraries analysing the impact of sub-systems interactions.

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Our insights

Achieving NVH optimisation in a PHEV hybrid transmission

Achieving NVH optimisation in a PHEV hybrid transmission

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Utilising High-Fidelity Engine Plant Models to Increase the Efficiency and Robustness of Base Engine Calibration

Utilising High-Fidelity Engine Plant Models to Increase the Efficiency and Robustness of Base Engine Calibration

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Customer support

Customer support

A newly organized support portal has been designed to provide easy access to software downloads, training documents, and open support tickets. Access to the exclusive support portal is permitted only to registered Ricardo Software customers.

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