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Hyperloop One wants to help your self-driving car go the speed of sound

by Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge

When it comes to outlandish transportation ideas, go big or go home

Imagine a future where you tap an app on your smartphone to summon a self-driving car. Heard this one already? Okay, what about when your robot car drives into an airless tube hundreds of miles long and careens across country at close to the speed of sound? Now are you impressed? Continue reading Hyperloop One wants to help your self-driving car go the speed of sound

The first Hyperloop test is now just months away

by Daniel Cooper, Engadget

We sat down with the people hoping to change transportation forever

2016 was a big year for Hyperloop One as the company inched ever closer to proving its near-supersonic travel tubes work. At the same time, the business tweaked its plans, intending to become more of a platform and less of a train company. As 2017 advances, it’s readying its a three-kilometer test track in North Las Vegas and pushing forward with its Global Challenge. To tell us the state of the company and what innovations we can expect, Co-founder Josh Giegel, CEO Rob Lloyd and Global Ops Chief Nick Earle joined us on the Engadget stage.

Watch the video here…