Head of Heavy Duty Engines, Ricardo
Dr. Andy Noble has worked at Ricardo for years on a very wide range of automotive and engine research and development projects. He currently is leader of the Heavy Duty Engines Product Group and is part of a customer-facing team managing the winning and delivery of engine design and development projects from concept through to certification and production. The team faces the challenges of delivering to OEM and Tier 1 customers improved emissions, better fuel efficiency, higher power density and faster transient response for application sectors including commercial vehicle, off highway and power generation.
He has authored over thirty technical papers, has filed seven patents and chaired numerous sessions at international conferences in the engine and automotive arena.
His current main areas of interest are the development of higher efficiency medium and heavy duty engines, improving their combustion, performance and emissions and integrating highly effective aftertreatment systems.
This session will examine just how ‘clean’ cities will need to be in the future to meet global emissions targets; what developments will take place to get us there; and the role freight has to play in achieving such exceptional air quality standards…