11 January 2016
Hyperloop to Begin Building First Systems 2017-2020 (video)
Hyperloop to Begin Building First Systems 2017-2020 - Hyperloop CEO Rob Lloyd discusses the growth and future of Hyperloop. He speaks from CES 2016 on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg) Published on Jan 8, 2016
Hyperloop - Wikipedia: "The Hyperloop is a conceptual high-speed transportation system put forward by entrepreneur Elon Musk, incorporating reduced-pressure tubes in which pressurized capsules ride on an air cushion driven by linear induction motors and air compressors. As of 2015, designs for test tracks and capsules are being developed, with construction of a full-scale prototype scheduled for 2016."
Hyperloop | SpaceX: "Since we first unveiled the idea for a new high-speed ground transport system called the Hyperloop back in 2013, there has been a tremendous amount of interest in the concept. We are excited that a handful of private companies have chosen to pursue this effort. Neither SpaceX nor Elon Musk is affiliated with any Hyperloop companies. While we are not developing a commercial Hyperloop ourselves, we are interested in helping to accelerate development of a functional Hyperloop prototype...."
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