Ricardo Hybrid Powertrain

THEME: Digital

AREA: Shoreham

To deliver a state of the art four-wheel drive hybrid powertrain rig to enable the research and development of the next generation of electrified powertrain systems and vehicles.

Delivery Body:  Ricardo

Theme: Digital

Coast to Capital LGF Allocation:  £1.5m

Match Funding Contribution: £3.4m

Project Status: Delivering


Summary of Project

Ricardo’s is a state of the art facility located next to Shoreham airport. The use of the facility is for the research of and development of low carbon and advanced automotive electronic technologies including hybrid and electric powertrains. This project is to deliver a four-wheel drive hybrid powertrain rig to enable the research of the next generation of electric powertrain systems and vehicles.

The Local Growth Funds awarded to this project will be used throughout, including construction, fit out, project management and consultancy.


Key Outputs

  • 400 jobs
  • 400 safeguarded jobs
  • 100sqm refurbished training / learning facilities
  • 10 Enterprises supported


View the minutes of the meeting where the desicion to approve this project was taken here

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