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ELECTRIC FORMULA CAR
VITCFE is a student engineering project based in VIT University, Chennai. We are the group of undergraduate students studying at VIT University who aim to design, .conceptualize, fabricate, test and race a single seater, open-wheel Formula Style electric car, we are team with an ideology and goal to “Innovate and Design”. Forged in the fiery underground garage of VIT Chennai, VITCFE brings its unique brand of excellence and delight to the project. With the efforts and sleepless nights of VITCFE engineers and racing drivers who dared to push themselves to their limit and our car to the path of success and exaltation. The team was initially built on its relationship with extraordinary machines and creators. VITCFE is passionate about making sure that the systems, interfaces and performance of the car are of high quality, user friendly, emotive, aesthetically pleasing, clear, on-brand and usable - with a touch of mellow smoothness, and this passion led us to great victory in the year 2015-16.
In 2015 we participated in Formula Green and we stood first in our first attempt. Formula green was our first ever national competition in which we participated. The challenge was new and the competition was demanding, from the growing stature of teams from Indian universities. We were very excited to meet the teams and share what we had learnt, to help everyone grow.
In 2016, we challenged ourselves and along with participating in Formula Green we took part in one of the toughest International competition of the year i.e. FSAE-Australasia(electric). We managed to secure 8th place in FSAE Australasia. This competition was demanding, and we learned a lot from other international teams taking part in it.
Formula Green is a student engineering design competition, conducted by the ISNEE, where students take on the role of a small production team. It is India's first electric formula vehicle design challenge. Throughout a single year teams are challenged to conceive, design, finance, manufacture and finally race a prototype electric formula style racing car that adheres to the strict outlined regulations specified by the moderators.
PREPARING FOR SAE-A:
The team is completely set and is working hard for 2017 season and the current designs have been finalised with performance, reliability and aesthetics as the pillars of our design. The team has gained much experience about the tournament and how to set all the things ready for this tour. We have learned from our past experiences from the previous season and are fully prepared to face all the challenges that comes in our way.
The Society of Automotive Engineers International (SAE) organises a university competition, known as Formula SAE. It is the largest engineering competition in the world with over 500 teams participating, and events on every continent. The objective is to design and build an open wheel race car for the competition, where it will compete against cars made by other universities in various events. The competition is more than just an engineering project. The management, marketing and communications aspects of the competition ensure that you need to be more than just an experienced engineering student to be the best.
We’re currently looking for sponsors who would be willing to help us reach this goal. Can we count on you to donate any amount of money to help? We’re so excited to have you join volunteer team!! Thank you in advance for your dedication and service to our team of undergraduate engineers of VITC FORMULA ELECTRIC.