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Elon Musk's First Loop Underground Tunnel In LA Almost Ready

The Boring Company confirmed that its 'Loop' tunnel under LA is close to completion. Reports claim Elon Musk's project will offer free rides during its testing period once everything is in place.

Business Tech May 12, 2018

Transportation Startup Arrivo Wants To Bring Hyperloop-Inspired Roadside Tubes In Denver

Transport startup Arrivo announced plans to build a hyperloop-inspired transport system in Denver. The company will build a test track and research facility by next year, with a two-year target in finishing the project.

Car Tech November 15, 2017

Hyperloop One Reaches 192 MPH In Second Full-System Test: Is Elon Musk’s Dream Coming True?

Hyperloop One, one of the few companies trying to turn Elon Musk’s dreams into a reality, has moved one step closer to revolutionizing transportation. Its second full-system test recorded 192 mph in top speed, significantly up from the first.

Car Tech August 3, 2017

LOOK: Hyperloop One Shares Photos Of Elon Musk's Fast Transport System

Hyperloop One releases the first public images of the world’s first full-scale hyperloop test track being constructed in Nevada. The structure is nearly complete.

Business Tech March 12, 2017

Here's How Elon Musk Is Helping To Solve Los Angeles Traffic Problems

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is undoubtedly frustrated over Los Angeles' traffic situation. Here are the ways in which the great innovator helps improve L.A. traffic.

Feature February 12, 2017

Elon Musk Eyes 'Boring Company' To Reduce Traffic Via Underground Tunnels

Elon Musk seems serious in boring a tunnel system that would let him avoid traffic. The development of a boring machine has been announced at Twitter as well as the name of the unit that will carry out the tunnel construction.

Car Tech December 18, 2016

Not Just Hype: Hyperloop One Signs Deal With Dubai RTA To Cut Trip To Abu Dhabi To Just 12 Minutes

Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with the Dubai Roads and Transportation Authority to create a passenger Hyperloop transport system that will run between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The system is expected to reduce travel time to just 12 minutes.

Business Tech November 8, 2016

Stockholm To Helsinki Hyperloop Will Cost $21B, But Will Cut Travel Time From Over 3 Hours To Below 30 Minutes

A study on a Hyperloop One system connecting Sweden's Stockholm and Finland's Helsinki revealed a project cost of $21 billion. The network, however, will be able to reduce the travel time between the two cities to less than 30 minutes.

Car Tech July 7, 2016

Take A Glimpse Of Hyperloop One That Aims To Hit 400 MPH In 2 Seconds: This Is The Killer Of Traditional Transportation

A test conducted by Hyperloop One revealed for the first time the potential of hyperloop technology to the public. Hyperloop transportation systems can reach speeds of up to 750 mph, cutting six-hour travel time by car down to 30 minutes.

Car Tech May 12, 2016

Hyperloop Transportation To Use Cheaper, Safer Tech Than High-Speed Trains

Startup firm Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced that it has licensed cheaper, safer technology than the magnetic levitation currently used in high-speed trains. Will it soon deliver the pressurized capsule ride it promises?

Business Tech May 10, 2016

MIT Student Engineers Win SpaceX Hyperloop Design Competition

MIT student engineers won the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition. The overall victors together with other awardees will develop the Hyperloop design in the SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.

February 1, 2016

Elon Musk Signs With Aecom To Complete The Test Track For His Hyperloop

Elon Musk and his company, SpaceX, have finally chosen one of the major firms that will be integral to the construction of the Hyperloop.

January 27, 2016

The Race To Build The Hyperloop Is On As Rival Companies Consider Insane Cost And Locations

One of the competing firms, Hyperloop Technologies, estimates the price of a track to run up to a mind-numbing $20 million per mile.

January 22, 2016

The Company Behind The Hendo Hoverboard Is Now Selling Hyperloop Engines

Arx Pax has announced that it is moving beyond simply making hoverboards. It also will be focusing on developing and selling its hover engines for the Hyperloop.

Gadgets January 21, 2016

Elon Musk’s Ultra-High-Speed Hyperloop Train System Will Get Its First 8-Kilometer Test Track Soon

This is the year Elon Musk's Hyperloop finally breaks ground. A test track for the futuristic mode of transportation is being set up by the Hyperloop Transportation Technologies in California.

FUTURE TECH January 21, 2016

The Hyperloop Will Get Its First Test Track In Las Vegas Early Next Year

The Hyperloop is slowly getting closer to a reality, and the first test track for the new propulsion system is set to be built in Las Vegas, with the goal being to have the track completed early in 2016.

FUTURE TECH December 8, 2015

Hyperloop Technologies CEO Says Technology Could Arrive In Only Five Years

Those excited to ride on the Hyperloop on their own will be pleased to know that they could be riding using the tech in only five years. At least, that's what Hyperloop Technologies CEO Rob Lloyd is aiming to accomplish.

FUTURE TECH November 6, 2015

Elon Musk’s Ultra-High-Speed Hyperloop Bullet Train To Begin Construction In November

The Hyperloop is coming. By November this year, its test tracks will be laid in California. Upon completion, the future of ground transportation could shorten travel time from L.A. to San Francisco to just 30 minutes.

FUTURE TECH October 27, 2015

The First Hyperloop Test Track Will Soon Begin Construction

The Hyperloop transportation concept is set to get its first test track built in the near future, with construction to begin in a matter of a few weeks, according to recent reports.

FUTURE TECH October 23, 2015

XPrize Founder Peter Diamandis Promises To Bring A Hyperloop To The UAE By 2020

XPrize founder and CEO Peter Diamandis promises the United Arab Emirates the hyperloop — a super-speedy transportation system that outstrips almost all commuting modes as we know them — as soon as 2020.

FUTURE TECH October 14, 2015

This Vision For Hypersonic Travel Could Get Us From L.A. To Tokyo In 30 Minutes

The future of air travel might not be in the air at all. Dick Rutan, known for previous innovations in air travel, explains a vision that could apply the hyperloop on a massive scale.

FUTURE TECH September 23, 2015

Hyperloop Promises To Make The World A Better Place In Intro Video

Hyperloop might revolutionize transportation as we know it. If the promised speed comes with matching safety, high-speed trains will look slow and clumsy in a short time.

September 20, 2015

Could Elon Musk's Hyperloop Actually Turn Out To Be A Possibility?

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies just announced some serious additions to its team of engineers and architects.

FUTURE TECH August 20, 2015

Engineering Students Create Miniature Prototype Of Elon Musk's Hyperloop [Video]

Engineering students from the University of Illinois have come up with a miniature model of Elon Musk's hyperloop concept proving that the high speed human transport system is feasible albeit on a scale of 1:24.

June 29, 2015

SpaceX Is Officially Building Hyperloop Test And Elon Musk Wants Help Designing Pods

SpaceX is building a test track for the Hyperloop high-speed rail that could transport passengers from San Francisco to LA in 30 minutes. Elon Musk has launched an open competition to design the pods that will catapult people through tubes at 760 mph.

Energy June 15, 2015

Here's What Elon Musk's Hyperloop Could Look Like

The futuristic Hyperloop transportation system Elon Musk proposed in 2013 is one step closer to becoming real. Concepts and renders from UCLA's Suprastudio in collaboration with HTT envision how it could pan out.

June 12, 2015

The Hyperloop May Allow Passengers To Ride For Free

Now that plans for Elon Musk's Hyperloop are well underway, one burning question remains: how much will riding the transport system cost? According to insiders, passengers might get their rides for free.

May 28, 2015

Test Track Being Built For Elon Musk's Hyperloop Train Of The Future

Elon Musk’s futuristic high-speed train is no longer just an idea. A deal has been struck to begin building a test track for the Hyperloop train in California.

May 20, 2015

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream Takes Shape In California: 5-Mile Test Track Will Cost $100 Million

The dream of super speedy pod travel may soon become reality now that a test track is getting underway in California. Construction is scheduled to begin next year.

February 28, 2015

Coming Fast (Really Fast): Elon Musk Talks of Hyperloop Test Track in Texas

For the first time since introducing the Hyperloop concept paper in 2013, visionary Elon Musk dips his hands in his own pet project.

January 16, 2015

Elon Musk Hyperloop Dream May Soon Become Reality (Thanks to Crowdsourcing)

Few people thought Elon Musk’s vision of high-speed capsules zooming faster than an airplane through a tube could be possible. Now, that dream is slowly coming back, and it’s making its way to reality.

FUTURE TECH December 20, 2014

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Train Could Be The Future Of Travel

Although many discredit Elon Musk's idea for his Hyperloop transit system, plans are in the works make it a reality. Now, those involved with the project are saying we'll have the technology in a decade.

Geek December 19, 2014

Elon Musk's Hyperloop dream could become a reality as early as 2015

Hyperloop could become a reality as early as 2015.

FUTURE TECH November 4, 2013

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