China – This strategic co-operation agreement between Ricardo Shanghai and SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile (SGMW) includes the adaptation of Ricardo’s product development process in order to enable the Chinese OEM to achieve global standards for its new vehicle products and reduced time to market.

Engine1-mediumThis will see Ricardo assisting with the upgrade of SGMW’s existing engine and transmission product range, through the joint development of new, more fuel- efficient products including hybrid powertrains. The agreement also covers support provided by Ricardo in the areas of powertrain integration, and the engineering of vehicle NVH performance.