Ricardo and Intelligent Energy have announced today that they are to work together in applying their respective expertise in advanced low carbon vehicle engineering and fuel cell power technology platforms.

The new partnership will provide customers with a fully integrated design, engineering and implementation capability for fuel cell electric vehicles.

Customers of both firms are generally vehicle manufacturers, major transportation original equipment manufacturers, supply chain organizations, energy companies, financial institutions & governments.

This non-exclusive partnership will allow both companies to provide customers with a complete engineering capability to develop fuel cell electric vehicles.

The two companies have a proven track record of successful collaboration in engineering and development programs and believe that their combined capabilities will provide significant synergies in the delivery of successful fuel cell electric vehicle projects.

Intelligent Energy’s proprietary fuel cell power technology platforms are targeted at production automotive as well as stationary power and consumer electronics applications. These fuel cell technologies will be the initial focus of the collaboration between Ricardo and Intelligent Energy, which remains non-exclusive on either side but with each partner regarding the other as a preferred supplier.