Hyperloop

  • Virgin Hyperloop One is coming to India, Pune to Mumbai in 25mins

    India is getting a Hyperloop. The 149km journey between Mumbai and Pune takes around 2.5hrs by car, or 3+ hrs by train, but with Hyperloop, that time is set to be slashed to just 25 minutes. Right now more than 130,000 vehicles take that journey, so there’s a massive...
  • Steven Ciobo went to LA to visit Hyperloop One

    The Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism, and Investment, Steven Ciobo has visited Hyperloop One at their headquarters in Los Angeles. The trip was reportedly to meet the team behind the project and learn more about hyperloop. This raises the question of why? Why would the Minister travel all that way...
  • SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition is underway

    Early this week I gave you the heads up SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod competition was on this weekend. Now the teams from around the globe have arrived and pods are being loaded into the 1.25 kilometre track. The action is being shared online and for your convenience the best is embedded below. Hyperloop...
  • RMIT Students just released their #Hyperloop pod

    After releasing his plans for a 5th mode of transport, Hyperloop, SpaceX and Tesla CEO and Founder Elon Musk announced a competition to spur design and engineering innovation and the world exploded with ideas. The most recent idea for a pod to travel inside the Hyperloop, comes from Australia’s very...
  • Breaking down the Hyperloop One plan for the first Hyperloop

    This week, HyperloopOne released a concept video of their plans to actually building Elon Musk’s concept of a 5th mode of transport. That video that is just 2 minutes, 32 seconds long, but contains a lot we need to digest. To get started in this break down we begin with...
  • Hyperloop One will test propulsion tomorrow, full scale in Q4

      Hyperloop One (formerly HyperloopTech) says they are heading for a full speed, full scale test of their Hyperloop prototype in Q4 2016. The company also announced it will perform a propulsion test tomorrow in the Las Vegas desert. During their press conference today, they showed a video of their prototype,...
  • Help fund the future of transport, rLoop Hyperloop pod hits Indiegogo

    rLoop was born on Reddit, a group dedicated to bringing Elon Musk’s idea for a 5th mode of transport, the Hyperloop, into reality. The team has gathered an impressive 300 engineers from more than 15 countries around the world. With such a geographically diversed workforce, rLoop is leveraging modern way of working...
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    Perth-based mechanical engineer says Syd to Melb Hyperloop would be ideal

    Richard Macfarlane is a mechanical engineer living in Perth. He is the principal of HyperLoopDesign, an international group of engineers working on improving and developing an open-source design. He says Australia, specifically Sydney to Melbourne would make an ideal route for a Hyperloop track, turning a 9 hour +...
  • Hyperloop is being built in a 5 mile trial

    This morning we wake to the news that Elon Musk’s futuristic transportation, Hyperloop. For those not familiar with the concept, almost 2 years ago, Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, Tesla and SolarCity, turned his mind to the vast sums of money that governments are spending on transportation infrastructure....