The Hyperloop concept just got a whole lot sexier.
The first functioning Hyperloop could open as early as 2019 in Dubai.
It takes 2 hours to take a bus from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. It’s a 90-minute drive. The Hyperloop could get you there in 12 minutes.
The short-term plan involves bringing the Hyperloop to Moscow and its 16 million citizens, but the long-term plan is even more ambitious…
This Saturday, 1,000 high school and college kids gathered at Texas A&M University to see which team was awarded the winning prize for a Hyperloop prototype.
As if Elon Musk’s Hyperloop project wasn’t attractive enough, it just got even hotter – Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of the company running the project announced that the super-fast transportation might actually be free for passengers, as they are thinking about other types of monetisation.
With the Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. signing a deal to build the first test track in California, Elon Musk’s “fifth mode of transport”, the Hyperloop, took its first big step from the realm of geeky to the concrete. Work on building the track is set to begin next year.