Articles tagged “hyperloop”

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The High-Speed Future of the Hyperloop and What It Means for Airlines

The High-Speed Future of the Hyperloop and What It Means for Airlines

CarTrawler + Skift

The Hyperloop system may seem far off in the future, but the reality is that some outlandish concepts are getting closer to the mainstream. What does this mean for the airline industry going forward?

4 months ago

Virgin Hyperloop Loses a Chunk of Its Board After Replacements and Arrests

Virgin Hyperloop Loses a Chunk of Its Board After Replacements and Arrests

Sarah McBride And Giles Turner, Bloomberg

One dose Branson, another dose Musk, and another a hyped transportation concept with dreams of federal funding. Really, this seems like par for the course.

5 months ago

Hyperloop One, Dubai to Study Possible Line to Abu Dhabi

Hyperloop One, Dubai to Study Possible Line to Abu Dhabi

Jon Gambrell , Associated Press

A 12-minute commute from Dubai to Abu Dhabi? That's not a bad little jaunt if the hype in Hyperloop turns out to be merely a coincidence. The test is in line with Dubai's penchant to be a first-mover and to do things big.

2 years ago

Slovakia’s Startup Craze of Hyperloop and Flying Cars Is Helping Make it a European Innovation Capital

Slovakia’s Startup Craze of Hyperloop and Flying Cars Is Helping Make it a European Innovation Capital

James M. Gomez and Radoslav Tomek, Bloomberg

With London likely on its way out of the European Union after last month's Brexit vote the EU block is looking for its next startup and innovation hub and there are plenty of capitals vying for that position.

2 years ago

Elon Musk Finds a Booster in Putin as Russia Funds Hyperloop Project

Elon Musk Finds a Booster in Putin as Russia Funds Hyperloop Project

Ilya Khrennikov and Stepan Kravchenko, Bloomberg

Elon Musk's global ambitions are finding a ready audience in Russia and potentially much of the rest of Europe.

2 years ago

Hyperloop One Showing Off Super-speed Propulsion Technology

Hyperloop One Showing Off Super-speed Propulsion Technology

Greg Oates, Skift

Hyperloop is starting to feel like maybe it's a real thing, now that companies are beginning to test systems in real-world environments.

2 years ago

SpaceX Seeks Help in Designing Hyperloop Pods

SpaceX Seeks Help in Designing Hyperloop Pods

Robert Jablon, Associated Press

SpaceX wants to jump-start the Hyperloop project by getting outside universities and engineering teams to vie for the design honors for the transit system's pods.

3 years ago

Hyperloop World Headquarters Opens in Downtown Los Angeles

Hyperloop World Headquarters Opens in Downtown Los Angeles

Associated Press

It may sound odd, but we have more faith in Hyperloop than California's high-speed rail dreams.

3 years ago

Elon Musk, Future-of-Travel’s New Disrupter-in-Chief

Elon Musk, Future-of-Travel’s New Disrupter-in-Chief

David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle

Elon Musk is disrupting several industries at the same time. Why limit your horizons when you have it all going on.

4 years ago

Details of the Hyperloop Design Finally Unveiled by Elon Musk

Details of the Hyperloop Design Finally Unveiled by Elon Musk

Samantha Shankman, Skift

If nothing else, Hyperloop gets the conversation rolling on the future of transportation and has the ability to spark other ideas that could one day be practical, improved alternatives to high-speed rail and highways. Just don't expect to see its construction in California any time soon.

5 years ago

Elon Musk to Share Hyperloop Design with Zero Plans of Executing

Elon Musk to Share Hyperloop Design with Zero Plans of Executing

Martha Mendoza, Associated Press

The Hyperloop debut is more for design snobs and Musk fanboys than practical transportation planners. The release might get the conversation going, but actual execution remains decades away.

5 years ago

Elon Musk’s future of transport Hyperloop design is coming Aug 12

Rafat Ali, Skift

Whatever Hyperloop will be, it will be the most anticipated transportation launch in decades.

5 years ago