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DSEI 2021: Ricardo goes hybrid on Ford Ranger chassis
Building on its partnership with the Ford Motor Company, Ricardo Defence unveiled what it described as a new ‘hybrid solution’ on a robust Ford Ranger chassis at DSEI in London on 14-17 September.
Gareth Strong, defence coordinator at Ricardo, noted that the initial purpose of the military souped-up Ford Ranger was to provide a ‘spiritual successor to the Land Rover Defender’.
The impetus behind developing a hybrid chassis to the Ranger initially came from trends seen elsewhere in the automotive industry, where a hybrid system has been construed as a fuel-saving device.
‘It was a question of using the …
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