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Branson’s Virgin joins forces with Musk’s Hyperloop

Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has made a substantial investment in Hyperloop One, one of the companies pursuing Elon Musk’s dream of high speed transportation by sending pods through tubes that have a partial vacuum to reduce aerodynamic resistance. By Steve Hanley How much money did Sir Richard throw into the pot? No one is saying precisely, […]

October 21st

Tesla’s hyperloop exceeds 220 MPH in first tests

Tesla’s internally developed Hyperloop pod recently surpassed the 220 mph (355 km/h) threshold during testing, according to CEO Elon Musk. Previous to this, the top-speed record for a Hyperloop design was 201 mph, some 20 mph less — achieved by the WARR team at the Hyperloop Pod Competition very recently. By James Ayre  Tesla’s internally developed Hyperloop […]

September 3rd