No one can accuse Elon Musk of thinking small, post Tesla and SpaceX. And we're eager to know what this fifth mode of transportation could be.
Elon Musk has plans — or maybe it’s just an idea — for a brand new form of transportation.
He calls it the “Hyperloop,” and its a way to travel long distances quickly.
At the D11 conference Musk danced around the topic a bit. He didn’t want to talk about the Hyperloop because he wanted the focus of his interview to be Tesla.
The most he would say is that the Hyperloop is a “cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table.”
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