Competitive Benchmarking

Competitive Benchmarking

Client preparing performance targets for next generation V8 gasoline engines. As part of the design effort, the client was interested in the technology employed by competitors to raise V8 engine performance for ultrapremium applications.Ricardo was asked to document equipment differences between standard and high performance variants of two engine families and assess engineering justification for part differences related to engine output increase.

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For a North American carmaker’s service parts division, Ricardo reduced material costs by more than 5%

For a North American carmaker’s service parts division, Ricardo reduced material costs by more than 5%

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Through a cross functional approach, Ricardo developed nearly €29M/yr in new cost reduction ideas for a European client

Through a cross functional approach, Ricardo developed nearly €29M/yr in new cost reduction ideas for a European client

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Identified, summarized, & categorized 181 codes, standards, and regulations related to CNG and LNG locomotives

Identified, summarized, & categorized 181 codes, standards, and regulations related to CNG and LNG locomotives

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