Ricardo In Chinese Diesel Development Deal
30 August 2016
Ricardo announced it has signed an agreement with Chinese diesel engine maker Anhui Quanchai Engine Co., Ltd. (Quanchai) to support the development of a new generation common rail diesel engine platform for commercial applications.
Under the terms of the agreement, U.K.-headquartered research and development and specialist manufacturer will help Quanchai — which is based in Quanjiao, Anhui province — in the design, development and calibration of a new diesel engine family of sizes ranging from 2.5 to 3.0 L for on- and off-highway applications.
The engines will be developed to the latest applicable China 6 Heavy Duty and China Stage 4 Off-Highway regulations and will employ the Ricardo patented low-soot Twin Vortex Combustion System.