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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop may have competition from a maglev…

Business Insider Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk wants to build a Hyperloop between Washington D.C. and New York to revolutionize East Coast transit.… More

Business Insider Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk wants to build a Hyperloop between Washington D.C. and New York to revolutionize East Coast transit.… More

China aims to build a supersonic "flying train" that would put Elon Musk’s Hyperloop to shame — Quartz

The Hyperloop is getting some Chinese competition.
The country’s state-run space contractor, China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), announced yesterday (Aug. 30) that it has started research on a “high-speed flying train” that it says will be able to reach top speeds of 4,000 km per hour (2,485 miles per hour). That is 10 times faster than the world’s fastest bulle More

The Hyperloop is getting some Chinese competition.
The country’s state-run space contractor, China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), announced yesterday (Aug. 30) that it has started research on a “high-speed flying train” that it says will be able to reach top speeds of 4,000 km per hour (2,485 miles per hour). That is 10 times faster than the world’s fastest bulle More

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Tesla to Install World’s Largest Lithium-Ion Battery…

A lithium-ion battery under development by Tesla in South Australia (SA) will be the world’s largest of its type when completed by the end of the year. Through a competitive bidding process, Tesla was selected in July 2017 to provide the 100-MW/129-MWh Powerpack system.

The battery storage project (Figure 3) will store energy from the Hornsdale Wind Farm operated by renewable energy provi More

A lithium-ion battery under development by Tesla in South Australia (SA) will be the world’s largest of its type when completed by the end of the year. Through a competitive bidding process, Tesla was selected in July 2017 to provide the 100-MW/129-MWh Powerpack system.

The battery storage project (Figure 3) will store energy from the Hornsdale Wind Farm operated by renewable energy provi More

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SpaceX runs its Tesla-powered pusher at 220 mph on…

TechCrunch Elon Musk apparently felt left out when student teams competed to achieve top speed on the SpaceX Hyperloop test track last weekend, because he decided to run the SpaceX pusher vehicle, which includes a Tesla drivetrain, down the track on its own to …… More

TechCrunch Elon Musk apparently felt left out when student teams competed to achieve top speed on the SpaceX Hyperloop test track last weekend, because he decided to run the SpaceX pusher vehicle, which includes a Tesla drivetrain, down the track on its own to …… More

Chinese company plans to build futuristic hyperloop train…

Shanghaiist Earlier today, the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), one of the nation’s major space contractors, announced that it had begun research and development into a new, futuristic type of transport which would operate via supersonic …… More

Shanghaiist Earlier today, the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), one of the nation’s major space contractors, announced that it had begun research and development into a new, futuristic type of transport which would operate via supersonic …… More

Elon Musk got the green light to expand his tunneling project under LA — but there’s a catch

(The Boring Company’s tunneling machine, dubbed Godot.Screenshot)
Building a massive network of underground tunnels is no small technological feat, but securing regulatory approval is arguably the biggest challenge.
Elon Musk, the serial entrepreneur, has said he wants to build a network of 30 underground tunnels beneath Los Angeles that can transport cars on an electric skate. M More

(The Boring Company’s tunneling machine, dubbed Godot.Screenshot)
Building a massive network of underground tunnels is no small technological feat, but securing regulatory approval is arguably the biggest challenge.
Elon Musk, the serial entrepreneur, has said he wants to build a network of 30 underground tunnels beneath Los Angeles that can transport cars on an electric skate. M More

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Mashable: Elon Musk just casually posted a photo of a Tesla car in a Boring Company tunnel

Eccentric billionaire Elon Musk caused a stir today when he posted a progress photo of the Boring Company’s underground tunnel being constructed at the SpaceX headquarters just outside of Los Angeles — complete with a Tesla Model S sitting at the mouth of the tunnel.
The photo revealed, finally, just how gigantic the Boring Company’s tunnel actually is. Part of the long term pl More

Eccentric billionaire Elon Musk caused a stir today when he posted a progress photo of the Boring Company’s underground tunnel being constructed at the SpaceX headquarters just outside of Los Angeles — complete with a Tesla Model S sitting at the mouth of the tunnel.
The photo revealed, finally, just how gigantic the Boring Company’s tunnel actually is. Part of the long term pl More

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AZLoop team places among top at hyperloop competition | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact

HAWTHORNE, California — AZLoop — a team made up of students from Arizona State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Northern Arizona University — finished in the top eight out of 35 teams this weekend at the second hyperloop
competition sponsored by SpaceX.

The winner was the German WARR team, with a top speed of 201 miles per hour.

“Our team did extrem More

HAWTHORNE, California — AZLoop — a team made up of students from Arizona State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Northern Arizona University — finished in the top eight out of 35 teams this weekend at the second hyperloop
competition sponsored by SpaceX.

The winner was the German WARR team, with a top speed of 201 miles per hour.

“Our team did extrem More

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Elon Musk shares epic video of Hyperloop competition winner

It’s a feat deserving of the ultimate bragging rights — to impress Elon Musk . A bunch of students from around the world did just that on Sunday with their engineering innovation for his ultra-high-speed travel Hyperloop initiative.

The billionaire Tesla and SpaceX founder and CEO wants to make ultra-high speed travel possible via a Hyperloop, which he pro More

It’s a feat deserving of the ultimate bragging rights — to impress Elon Musk . A bunch of students from around the world did just that on Sunday with their engineering innovation for his ultra-high-speed travel Hyperloop initiative.

The billionaire Tesla and SpaceX founder and CEO wants to make ultra-high speed travel possible via a Hyperloop, which he pro More

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Tubular: A Hyperloop Contest As Musk Inches Toward Creating High-Speed Venture

Days after Elon Musk’s Boring Co. won approvalto build a two-mile test tunnel under his rocket factory and a month after hinting at approvalfor an East Coast Hyperloop line, the billionaire tech industrialist hosted an engineering competition to design the futuristic tube train that’s looking increasingly like his next business venture.
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Days after Elon Musk’s Boring Co. won approvalto build a two-mile test tunnel under his rocket factory and a month after hinting at approvalfor an East Coast Hyperloop line, the billionaire tech industrialist hosted an engineering competition to design the futuristic tube train that’s looking increasingly like his next business venture.
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SpaceX’s Hyperloop Competition 2 will crown the fastest pod…

Teslarati After months of preparations, a global roster of student-formed teams have readied their Hyperloop pods and made their way to Hawthorne, California in …… More

Teslarati After months of preparations, a global roster of student-formed teams have readied their Hyperloop pods and made their way to Hawthorne, California in …… More

Could Hyperloop End Traffic Gridlock? Two Texas Teams Are…

KUT Two Texas teams are heading to California to compete in this weekend’s SpaceX hyperloop competition. Four years ago, SpaceX founder Elon Musk published a white paper outlining a new concept in mass transit.… More

KUT Two Texas teams are heading to California to compete in this weekend’s SpaceX hyperloop competition. Four years ago, SpaceX founder Elon Musk published a white paper outlining a new concept in mass transit.… More

Active Levitation Championed by rLoop in this Weekend’s…

IEEE Spectrum Most teams at Sunday’s Hyperloop competition will use passive magnetic fields to levitate their pods inside the mile-long test track outside SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif.… More

IEEE Spectrum Most teams at Sunday’s Hyperloop competition will use passive magnetic fields to levitate their pods inside the mile-long test track outside SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif.… More

SpaceX’s Hyperloop Competition 2 will crown the fastest pod…

Teslarati After months of preparations, a global roster of student-formed teams have readied their Hyperloop pods and made their way to Hawthorne, California in …… More

Teslarati After months of preparations, a global roster of student-formed teams have readied their Hyperloop pods and made their way to Hawthorne, California in …… More

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop plan: New York to Washington DC – Business Insider

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in April launched his newest venture, The Boring Company.
The Boring Company is exploring ways to cut tunneling costs.
In July, Musk said the Boring Company received “verbal government approval” to dig a tunnel connecting New York and Washington DC.
The tunnel would support a Hyperloop, a high-speed transit system, that could ferry peopl More

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in April launched his newest venture, The Boring Company.
The Boring Company is exploring ways to cut tunneling costs.
In July, Musk said the Boring Company received “verbal government approval” to dig a tunnel connecting New York and Washington DC.
The tunnel would support a Hyperloop, a high-speed transit system, that could ferry peopl More

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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop coming to South Korea and Asia

Hyperloop, the high speed transportation system envisioned by Elon Musk, could come to an Asian country in 3 to 4 years.
Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is working with Asian governments.
The Hyperloop, conceived by Elon Musk, is intended to transport people and freight at speeds of up to 750 miles per hour.

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Hyperloop, the high speed transportation system envisioned by Elon Musk, could come to an Asian country in 3 to 4 years.
Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is working with Asian governments.
The Hyperloop, conceived by Elon Musk, is intended to transport people and freight at speeds of up to 750 miles per hour.

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Elon Musk’s superfast Hyperloop could come to Asia in a few…

CNBC Hyperloop, the high speed transportation system envisioned by Elon Musk, could come to an Asian country in the next few years, according to the chief executive of a company working to bring Musk’s vision to life.… More

CNBC Hyperloop, the high speed transportation system envisioned by Elon Musk, could come to an Asian country in the next few years, according to the chief executive of a company working to bring Musk’s vision to life.… More

5 Effects Hyperloop Transport Will Have on Cities  Invers…

Inverse During a Reddit AMA on Tuesday, engineers from Hyperloop One described how the spread of ultra-fast hyperloop will dramatically change our cities in the coming years.… More

Inverse During a Reddit AMA on Tuesday, engineers from Hyperloop One described how the spread of ultra-fast hyperloop will dramatically change our cities in the coming years.… More

Elon Musk: Boring Company commits to 600mph Hyperloop and…

The Guardian Elon Musk’s Boring Company has recommitted to building a network of high-speed transport tunnels, including a Hyperloop vacuum-tube supersonic transport system between New York and Washington DC, which it claims will whisk people from A to B at …… More

The Guardian Elon Musk’s Boring Company has recommitted to building a network of high-speed transport tunnels, including a Hyperloop vacuum-tube supersonic transport system between New York and Washington DC, which it claims will whisk people from A to B at …… More

Great News for Everyone! Elon Musk Is Building a Hyperloop …

WIRED Four years after encouraging anyone and everyone to try making his crazy hyperloop idea work, the Silicon Valley titan has decided he’s not too busy to do it himself after all.… More

WIRED Four years after encouraging anyone and everyone to try making his crazy hyperloop idea work, the Silicon Valley titan has decided he’s not too busy to do it himself after all.… More

Hyperloops Closer to Reality After Successful Test | Big…

Big Think Elon Musk’s vision of super-fast hyperloops transforming our travel is closer and closer to reality. Hyperloop One, a company unaffiliated with Musk that’s set up …… More

Big Think Elon Musk’s vision of super-fast hyperloops transforming our travel is closer and closer to reality. Hyperloop One, a company unaffiliated with Musk that’s set up …… More

Bloomberg: Elon Musk is building his own Hyperloop

Elon Musk may have dreamt up the Hyperloop, but the bulk of its development has been carried out by others. When he unveiled the white paper in 2013, the South African billionaire said that his vision was “open sourced,” and it would be for other startups to build it out. Now, however, sources close to Musk say that he will now build his own Hyperloop, starting with the New York to Was More

Elon Musk may have dreamt up the Hyperloop, but the bulk of its development has been carried out by others. When he unveiled the white paper in 2013, the South African billionaire said that his vision was “open sourced,” and it would be for other startups to build it out. Now, however, sources close to Musk say that he will now build his own Hyperloop, starting with the New York to Was More

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Colorado Springs Wants to Be the Home of the First American Hyperloop | Inverse

The concept for the modern hyperloop, a high-speed tube-transport sytem, may have first been proposed by Elon Musk in 2013, but who completes the first functional hyperloop remains to be seen.
Hyperloop One, an LA-based startup, revealed back in April that it was considering 11 U.S. hyperloop corridors
, submitted by people from various regions across the country. T More

The concept for the modern hyperloop, a high-speed tube-transport sytem, may have first been proposed by Elon Musk in 2013, but who completes the first functional hyperloop remains to be seen.
Hyperloop One, an LA-based startup, revealed back in April that it was considering 11 U.S. hyperloop corridors
, submitted by people from various regions across the country. T More

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Hyperloop One Makes History with World’s First Test Global…

Global Trade Magazine (blog) “Hyperloop One has accomplished what no one has done before by successfully testing the first full scale Hyperloop system,” said Shervin Pishevar, co-founder and executive chairman of Hyperloop One. “By achieving full vacuum, we essentially invented …… More

Global Trade Magazine (blog) “Hyperloop One has accomplished what no one has done before by successfully testing the first full scale Hyperloop system,” said Shervin Pishevar, co-founder and executive chairman of Hyperloop One. “By achieving full vacuum, we essentially invented …… More

Rapidly growing hyperloop industry offers alternative to…

Fox and Hounds Daily Since Elon Musk introduced hyperloop in 2012, several startups have been formed to commercialize the technology. Hyperloop is a 21st century approach to intercity travel in which pods fly through sealed, low pressure tubes at speeds of up to 760mph.… More

Fox and Hounds Daily Since Elon Musk introduced hyperloop in 2012, several startups have been formed to commercialize the technology. Hyperloop is a 21st century approach to intercity travel in which pods fly through sealed, low pressure tubes at speeds of up to 760mph.… More

First look at The Boring Company’s car elevator – Tesla…

Teslarati Though Musk’s ambitious tunnel boring project has received criticism from various city officials and regulatory bodies that have considered Musk’s plan a pipe dream, L.A.… More

Teslarati Though Musk’s ambitious tunnel boring project has received criticism from various city officials and regulatory bodies that have considered Musk’s plan a pipe dream, L.A.… More

Elon Musk shares footage of The Boring Company’s first…

TechCrunch Elon Musk’s Boring Company is getting closer to becoming a reality. The businessman conceived the idea in December in response to the pain of clogged up..… More

TechCrunch Elon Musk’s Boring Company is getting closer to becoming a reality. The businessman conceived the idea in December in response to the pain of clogged up..… More

Hyperloop could transform transportation in the Northeast – CBS News

WASHINGTON — How would you like to have breakfast in New York and be at your desk in Washington, D.C., in time for your morning coffee break?

If tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has his way , it will take only 29 minutes to commute between New York and Washington one day, traveling on ultra-fast trains underground.

Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, tweeted yesterday that More

WASHINGTON — How would you like to have breakfast in New York and be at your desk in Washington, D.C., in time for your morning coffee break?

If tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has his way , it will take only 29 minutes to commute between New York and Washington one day, traveling on ultra-fast trains underground.

Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, tweeted yesterday that More

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The global race to implement the first phase of Hyperloop and India’s current standing

In August 2013, entrepreneur Elon Musk published a detailed white paper titled, ‘Hyperloop Alpha’ . Hyperloop was conceived as the quickest, safest, most environment friendly mode of transportation on the planet, moving people and freight within and between cities. The original goal was to move people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in about 36 minutes.

The proposed system cons More

In August 2013, entrepreneur Elon Musk published a detailed white paper titled, ‘Hyperloop Alpha’ . Hyperloop was conceived as the quickest, safest, most environment friendly mode of transportation on the planet, moving people and freight within and between cities. The original goal was to move people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in about 36 minutes.

The proposed system cons More

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Elon Musk’s plans for Hyperloop travelling underground between New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington DC ‘granted government approval’

Musk, who first put forward the Hyperloop concept in 2013, described the revolutionary transportation system as “a cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table”.

It is designed to travel at speeds of up to 800 miles per hour when empty and carry passengers at 760 miles per hour.

The American firm Hyperloop One recently announced the first successful full t More

Musk, who first put forward the Hyperloop concept in 2013, described the revolutionary transportation system as “a cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table”.

It is designed to travel at speeds of up to 800 miles per hour when empty and carry passengers at 760 miles per hour.

The American firm Hyperloop One recently announced the first successful full t More

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