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MIT Wins Hyperloop Competition, And Elon Musk Drops In

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“In addition to the student teams, private companies have begun work on various aspects of the Hyperloop project. The most progress has been made by Hyperloop Tech, whose Chief Technology Officer, Brogan BamBrogan, said in an interview at the event that the Hyperloop will be roughly as energy efficient as a conventional train, and much more efficient than high-speed rail …

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The (Other) Transportation Tech to Watch in 2016

SkyTran-Interior

“Always-on wireless communications between cars, and between cars and infrastructure, will almost certainly spread more quickly than driverless cars, while providing a lot of similar benefits in safety and efficiency. The Department of Transportation is expected to release its rules for V2V in early 2016, which will hopefully push the auto industry closer to a true standard.” See More . …

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Here comes the Hyperloop

Hyperloop Cargo Pod

“In August 2013, Elon Musk proposed the Hyperloop, a new transportation system able to travel at near the speed of sound. Capsules carrying passengers move through a pathway of reinforced, low-pressure tubes at 760 miles per hour. Current obstacles to travel, such as weather conditions, are eliminated. Plans are underway to start building the first full-scale passenger version in Kings …

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Hyperloop project moves closer to reality with new engineering partners

Hyperloop - Wikipedia

“The latest indication that the next-generation transport system should be taken seriously comes from Hyperloop Transportation Technologies’ (HTT) announcement of the addition of Switzerland-based Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum, Hodgetts + Fung Architects and Los Angeles engineering firm AECOM to its efforts.” See More . . . Source: http://mashable.com/2015/08/20/hyperloop-engineering/By: Adario Strange

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