Being a part of FAST (Flinders Automotive Solar Team) is a unique business opportunity offering worldwide exposure for our sponsors with a valuable chance to contribute towards the future of renewable energy technology.
For over 50 years, Flinders has been a centre of inspiring achievement: from our pioneering research and excellence in teaching to the positive impact we have in the communities we serve.Inspiration leads to innovation. But innovation is more than just a buzzword at Flinders, as we bring a new generation of solar thinking to the development of a ‘smart car of the future’ using advanced technologies, research and innovation to design and deliver an intelligent solar car of the future. The Flinders Automotive Solar Team (FAST) of students and staff have been working with industry partners and leading researchers in emerging fields of automotive technology and will enter the Cruiser passenger class of the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC).
REDARC Electronics is a 100% Australian owned and operated advanced manufacturer who produce products for the automotive, transport, RV, mining and defence industries. With over 35 years experience in the research, design, development and manufacture of a range of electronic voltage converters and associated products including inverters, power supplies, DC-DC battery chargers and Battery Management Systems, CANBus modules, customised electronic modules and portable solar solutions. Our product design, manufacturing and assembly capabilities in South Australia are world class. We provide a full design and prototyping capability to meet the needs of our customers. Our state of the art premises provide world-class facilities including surface mount technology, an ISO rated clean room, ESD protected, lean manufacturing processes, advanced testing capabilities, just in time manufacturing and is environmentally oriented.
Bridgestone is the title sponsor for the 2017 World Solar Challenge for the third year running and is also the proud tyre sponsor of the Flinders Automotive Solar Team (FAST) solar car. Bridgestone’s commitment to the community extends far beyond providing safe, quality tyres, we have a responsibility to contribute to creating a bright and sustainable future for generations to come – and the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is very well aligned with that philosophy.
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