Consultancy is playing a major role in the race to bring about hybrid and other forms of alternatively fuelled vehicles. The Editor paid a visit to Ricardo Engineering in Detroit, Michigan to find out more.
So you're a battery developer. You've got a great new lithium ion chemistry and you're making cells at pilot line scale. You've caught the attention of the US military and they're funding you, but your company ( and your investors) are ambitious. The market is: hardly a difficult question. The auto industry, what else? But how do you . . .