Ricardo Knowledge

Ricardo Knowledge

Ricardo Knowledge is a group of services that exist to enable clients to get access to automotive, engineering, environment, energy and transport knowledge and research in a fast and accessible way.

The industry is developing at a rapid pace, and it’s important to be able to navigate through information overload to identify reliable and trustworthy data to aid decision-making.

How can Ricardo Knowledge help your team source reliable information and knowledge?

  • Provide support if your team requires insight into a specific technical issue.
  • Can help your team stay ahead of developments in the transport, automotive, future mobility, engineering, energy and environment sectors.

Our client list includes global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), suppliers, and fuel and lubricant companies.

Ricardo Knowledge Products


  • A subscription to RiCK™ will help your team find the latest technical research papers and knowledge from trusted secondary sources.
  • It will help you to locate the precise knowledge you need when you need it.

The information contained within RiCK™ is helpful to anyone embarking on automotive, engineering, transport or energy projects. RiCK™ also helps teams collaborate with a shared content feature that allows searches to be saved in a dedicated space. The database houses over 300,000 abstracted references, including industry-leading papers and articles. A team of dedicated information specialists assist with searches and ensuring the quality of content within the database.


It’s a useful tool to keep up to date with the latest changes in global emissions legislation and provides an insightful summary of changes as well as links to the original source material. The database gives information on countries across the globe and provides data on emissions regulations by country and by market sector. It covers passenger cars, commercial vehicles, heavy-duty vehicles, non-road engines and motorcycles

RiCK™ News

Streamline your news search with a subscription to RiCK news. Let artificial intelligence monitor the news for you and receive weekly alerts of high-quality breaking news from Reuters, Bloomberg and other leading media outlets. The content is aggregated from over 80,000 news sources and will provide an overview of the latest developments in a specific subject.

  • RiCK™ News - covering mobility, batteries, fuels and lubricants.
  • RiCK™ Net Zero - covering the latest news related to carbon neutrality.
  • RiCK™ Electric Vehicle News - covering the latest updates on electrification.
Get free instant access with a 30-day free trial subscription.


You can purchase reports, publications, subscriptions and training from leading Ricardo experts on the eStore. The publications available on the eStore include leading automotive, engineering, energy and transport related publications covering a wealth of topics such as:

News Bulletins

The information services team curate a suite of news bulletins using the RiCK™ database. Regular technical news bulletins cover specific subjects and are delivered monthly. The topics include Autonomous Vehicles, Engines, Fuel Economy, Fuels & Lubricants, Hybrid & Electric Powertrains and Transmissions. A subscription to these news bulletins can be purchased directly on the eStore. Samples are available for download.

If your company wants to access Ricardo’s world-leading knowledge, get in touch to find out how Ricardo Knowledge products can help you.