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Hyperloop One conducts first ever full-scale test of Hyperloop propulsion system

Hyperloop One conducts first ever full-scale test of Hyperloop propulsion system The aptly named Hyperloop One (formerly Hyperloop Technologies) just demoed its system on Wednesday, and it worked.A Hyperloop like the one tested by Hyperloop One could potentially be able to reach speeds of 700 mph inside low-pressure tubes.

Elon Musk's Hyperloop dream is closer to becoming a reality

Elon Musk's Hyperloop dream is closer to becoming a reality Three university teams have been the first to test drive their pods in SpaceX's depressurized track as part of Elon Musk's Hyperloop competition.The Delft University Hyperloop team clinched the top price for their prototype pod in the first phase.

As Hyperloop progress glides forward, here’s what you need to know

As Hyperloop progress glides forward, here’s what you need to know The Hyperloop tubes would have solar panels installed on the roof, allowing for a clean and self-powering system.The tubes would be mounted on a series of pylons spread along the route, each pylon placed every 100 feet or so.

Ride Elon Musk's Hyperloop in virtual reality

Ride Elon Musk's Hyperloop in virtual reality What started as Elon Musk's wild dream of a sort-of-Jetsons-style tube for high speed commuting is becoming a reality in at least one country.Now SpaceX posted a 360-degree video of its own Hyperloop demonstration pod and tube being tested on a short track.

Pod racers: SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition pits concepts head-to-head

Pod racers: SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition pits concepts head-to-head The impact of SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition, a three-part effort spanning almost two full years, is a sum of its parts.Applause rung out for competition favorites such as MIT, but perhaps the largest cheer from the attending crowd was when the lone high school team — team Hyperlift from St.

There's a new Hyperloop company, and its leader is a familiar face

There's a new Hyperloop company, and its leader is a familiar face Just a few months after settling a particularity acrimonious lawsuit with the company he co-founded, Hyperloop One, Brogan BamBrogan launched on Thursday a brand-new Hyperloop company, Arrivo.Companies like Arrivo (which means "Arrival" in Italian) keep cropping up because no one actually owns the Hyperloop idea.

Hyperloop One co-founder has just launched a rival startup

Hyperloop One co-founder has just launched a rival startup There’s another hyperloop team in town, and it’s fair to say it knows a thing or two about the ultra-fast transportation technology.Because it’s headed up by one Brogan BamBrogan, a key figure in the fledgling industry who departed Hyperloop One under a cloud last year.

Hyperloop One begins initial talks with the Indian government

Hyperloop One begins initial talks with the Indian government At the event, India's railway minister, Suresh Prabhu, said the government is open to further discussions and definitely sees the need for Hyperloop One's high-speed trains.The same trip on a Hyperloop One wouldn't even last an hour.

Hyperloop One shows first photos of its desert test loop

Hyperloop One shows first photos of its desert test loop After some delays, lots of controversy and maybe a little concern about the longevity of the enterprise, HyperLoop One, the next-gen transportation company, is building a full-scale test track (test tube?When the DevLoop is completed, it will form a loop in the desert, roughly 30 miles outside of Las Vegas, where HyperLoop One hopes to conduct its first full-scale test of what would be the World's first hyperloop transportation system.

Check out Hyperloop One’s first full-scale test track in the Nevada desert

Check out Hyperloop One’s first full-scale test track in the Nevada desert The company says it aims to perform a public trial using the tube in the next four months.” LA-based Hyperloop One showed off its proposed propulsion technology for the super-fast transportation system at a special event last summer, sending a sled zooming along an open-air track in front of a crowd of invited journalists.

Daily News: Mar-7-2017

Daily News: Mar-7-2017 Hyperloop One just unveiled its first full-scale test track in Nevada — here's a closer lookHyperloop One is inching closer to its first public trial.The startup released images of its development site (DevLoop) for the first time on Tuesday.

The Airbus Pop.Up is the autonomous car/drone mashup of your dreams

The Airbus Pop.Up is the autonomous car/drone mashup of your dreams When you really need to beat traffic, do you ever wish your car could just take flight and soar above the streets right then and there?Up design is built around a small capsule about the size of a two-seat car cab.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies just started building its first passenger pod

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies just started building its first passenger pod After Musk released his open source plans for the Hyperloop concept the following year, HTT set a goal to develop the tech IRL within a decade.Once HTT's system is in place, the company claims each capsule should be able to handle up to 164,000 passengers a day.

The hyperloop race heats up as one startup begins building a full-size passenger pod

The hyperloop race heats up as one startup begins building a full-size passenger pod Its building contractors say absolutely The HTT passenger capsule will seat between 28 and 40 people, and is being designed to travel at more than 700 miles per hour.The commercial capsule, so reminiscent of The Jetsons, will be about 100 feet long, with a 9-foot diameter and a weight of 20 tons.