Vehicle emissions monitoring

Vehicle emissions monitoring

Real-world driving emissions

Helping you to understand the environmental impacts of real-world driving emissions

Ricardo and its technology partner, Opus RSE, use state of the art vehicle emission remote sensing equipment to accurately measure real-world driving emissions from thousands of vehicles, under actual driving conditions, in a short space of time. Our portable equipment is configured to measure emissions of nitric oxide, nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter, hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and ammonia.

The data gathered provides local insight necessary to inform the cost-effective design of low-emission policy and helps to ensure that mitigation measures focus only on the most polluting vehicle types.

Ricardo has world-leading expertise in vehicle emissions measurement including an advanced Vehicle Emissions Research Centre and extensive expertise in the use of portable emissions measurement systems.

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