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SpaceX may not want to take on the task of building a complete hyperloop system, but it sure is doing its best to encourage others. First, it announced a mile-long test track. Now, it's calling for teams to compete for the best pod design.

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Work Continues By Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies intends to build a five-mile circuit next year as the centerpiece of a planned community in California. The short course wouldn't allow for the high speeds that could be possible from a longer design, but it allows the company to work out pod designs.

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Elon Musk just announced he's going to build a hyperloop test track in Texas and the possibility of a pod racing series for students. Could it be he gets the state government to allow Tesla stores in return?

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The outlandish Hyperloop, from the brain of Elon Musk, is getting some real-world traction thanks to the Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and a new "crowdstorm" document describing how it could work.

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The Hyperloop looks like it's going beyond hypothetical design and turning into something that could actually ferry passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in one hour. A new company, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc., has been launched and is being co-led by former director of mission operations for SpaceX, Dr. Marco Villa, and Dr. Patricia Galloway, who has an impressive science and engineering background.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk stirred a lot excitement in August when he released his plans for Hyperloop transportation that could go from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes. But he made clear at the time that he wants to stay out of actually building it. Stepping up to the place is a group led by Marco Villa, former director of mission operations for SpaceX, and Dr. Patricia Galloway, a former president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, who are now out looking for backers. They'll soon

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The lower price tag and disruptive quality of Hyperloop will doom it

There are plenty of nay-sayers who are already shoveling dirt on Elon Musk's proposal that someone or some entity take up the design for a high-speed conveyance he is calling Hyperloop to create a 30-minute trip between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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For a little over a year Tesla and SpaceX visionary Elon Musk has been talking about a revolutionary new way to travel called Hyperloop. Today he announced his designs in a 57-page document, ending months of speculation by the public and media alike.

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Earlier today, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk Tweeted that he "Pulled all nighter working on Hyperloop (as did others). Hopefully not too many mistakes." We finally get a look at the first official details on this fantastical-sounding travel option, and it's a duesy.

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has lobbed yet another teaser on Twitter. For anyone dying to get details on his lightning-fast "Hyperloop" transportation concept, news will be delivered on August 12.

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Lately, Elon Musk seems to be challenging every preconceived notion of transportation. First, he took the auto industry by storm when he introduced the electric-powered Tesla Roadster and later the all-electric Model S sedan, dubbed the "automobile of the year" by Automobile Magazine, as well as Motor Trend. Then his company SpaceX became the first privately owned company to send cargo to the International Space Station. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-106296{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #f

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For anyone who thought the Tesla Model S was quick, company chief Elon Musk is thinking of a transportation alternative that could make his signature EV feel downright sloth-like. It's called the "Hyperloop."

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