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Pacific Hyperloop touts Seattle-Portland link

A fledgling venture called Pacific Hyperloop is kicking off its effort to win support for a high-speed transit link between Seattle and Portland, using the Hyperloop system envisioned by SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk. The plan calls for creating a network … Continue reading

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Elon Musk hails Hyperloop and touts tunnel

Three student teams got through the engineering gauntlet and sent their Hyperloop pods through a mile-long tube to test a new mode of transportation today. The pod races were the climax of this weekend’s first-ever Hyperloop competition – hosted by SpaceX … Continue reading

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UW Hyperloop team unveils purple pod racer

The University of Washington’s Hyperloop team showed off its sleek pod racer and let fans take a peek under the carbon composite hood, one week before a national competition in California. For the team’s roughly 35 students, the Jan. 19 unveiling … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding fuels UW Hyperloop’s final dash

The University of Washington’s Hyperloop team is getting ready to compete in a set of pod races aimed at blazing a trail for a new means of near-supersonic travel – but they need a little help to get to the starting … Continue reading

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Elon Musk says he’s serious about tunnels

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, insists he’s really going to build a tunnel-boring machine to do something about road traffic. But should he? Never say never when it comes to Musk doing something about the … Continue reading

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Hyperloop One zooms through speed test

The newly renamed Hyperloop One venture sent an electrically propelled sled down a Nevada test track at speeds that went beyond 100 mph in just two seconds, marking the public debut of its rapid-transit propulsion system. Hundreds of journalists and VIPs … Continue reading

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Hyperloop One gets an $80 million boost

Forget Hyperloop Technologies: Now the company is called Hyperloop One, and it’s backed by $80 million in new investment from heavy hitters including Khosla Ventures, GE Ventures and the French high-speed rail company SNCF. Today’s unveiling of the new name and … Continue reading

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