Taking a major stride forward, Formula Electric Racing (FERN) National University of Science and Technology (NUST) from Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC) has earned technical sponsorship by Tesla Inc.

Tesla is one of the most valuable automotive brands that is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy with electric cars, solar and integrated renewable energy solutions and so on.

Tesla awards this sponsorship to Formula Student teams from around the world, and FERN is the first and only team from Pakistan to have been conferred this award. Apart from extending technical sponsorship, Tesla will also grant a discount of 5000 euros on enepaq tinybms, ADI & TI, bms chips and dev boards to FERN.

FERN is a celebrated Formula Student team from Pakistan Navy Engineering College, one of the constituent colleges of NUST. The team has been working in electric propulsion since 2016.

It has had the unique honor of representing Pakistan in 5 Formula Student competitions and achieving the only podium finish for any Pakistani team. FERN is also the first team to work on Driverless Vehicles in Pakistan. The collaboration with Tesla will certainly benefit FERN in accomplishing bigger milestones in the global automotive market.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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