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Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students

27 Jul 2019

Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students

While your dreams of owning a Batmobile, all gadgets in tow, may not come to fruition anytime soon, Indians could soon be driving their cars on autopilot, as tech entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to launch his electric automotive company Tesla in India by next year.

Interview with IIT team that will present Hyperloop-concept to Musk

14 Jun 2019

Interview with IIT team that will present Hyperloop-concept to Musk

Avishkar Hyperloop, a team from IIT-Madras, is set to represent India on world stage for the final round of the prestigious SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition 2019 in July.

This IIT-Madras team will present Hyperloop concept to Elon Musk

13 Jun 2019

This IIT-Madras team will present Hyperloop concept to Elon Musk

Later next month, a team of engineering students from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras would be participating in the final round of the famed Hyperloop Pod Competition in Los Angeles, California.

Global firms can now challenge Virgin Hyperloop for Pune-Mumbai route

05 Nov 2018

Global firms can now challenge Virgin Hyperloop for Pune-Mumbai route

The proposed hyperloop project between Mumbai and Pune has been given the status of a public infrastructure project by the Maharashtra government

Get free rides in Boring Company's high-speed tunnel: Details here

22 Oct 2018

Get free rides in Boring Company's high-speed tunnel: Details here

The first test tunnel being developed by the Boring Company to establish a high-speed 'loop' transit system under Los Angeles is inching closer to reality.

Now, Musk is digging a tunnel beneath a private residence

14 Sep 2018

Now, Musk is digging a tunnel beneath a private residence

Since its founding in 2016, Elon Musk's ideas for The Boring Company have been all over the place, with potential plans including supporting Hyperloop, functioning as a public transport system, transporting individual cars, and digging tunnels in Mars.

7 incredible technologies you're likely to see in your lifetime

10 Aug 2018

7 incredible technologies you're likely to see in your lifetime

Over the past two decades, technological growth has turned our world upside down.

Can Apple bring a Hyperloop to Cupertino? They just might

06 Aug 2018

Can Apple bring a Hyperloop to Cupertino? They just might

The city of Cupertino in Silicon Valley is already home to Apple's iconic spaceship campus and, if things go as planned, the city could also become home to a Hyperloop, thanks to Apple.

Before Mumbai, Pune to get "world's largest Hyperloop demonstration track"

21 Jun 2018

Before Mumbai, Pune to get "world's largest Hyperloop demonstration track"

Virgin Hyperloop One, which is aiming to build a high-speed hyperloop between Mumbai and Pune, has other tasks at hand first. Like a Rs. 3,000cr project for a 15-km-long hyperloop demonstration track in Pune.

Elon Musk revolutionizing urban transit with $1, 150mph underground rides

19 May 2018

Elon Musk revolutionizing urban transit with $1, 150mph underground rides

Elon Musk has introduced Loop, a personalized mass transit system which would carry up to 16 passengers at a speed of 150 mph in all-electric, underground pods.

Mumbai-Pune journey through the hyperloop? Might be possible soon!

15 May 2018

Mumbai-Pune journey through the hyperloop? Might be possible soon!

If British billionaire Richard Branson had his way, Indians would soon be making a Mumbai-Pune journey in sci-fi mode: through a high-speed hyperloop.

700km-long Hyperloop transportation system proposed to connect Anantapur-Amaravati-Vijayawada

08 May 2018

700km-long Hyperloop transportation system proposed to connect Anantapur-Amaravati-Vijayawada

US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has proposed to set up a Hyperloop transportation system in Andhra Pradesh, which is an emerging form of an ultra-high-speed ground transportation system.

Flying cars isn't the solution to traffic congestion: Elon Musk

23 Feb 2018

Flying cars isn't the solution to traffic congestion: Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said flying cars is not a good solution to the problem of traffic congestion.

Mumbai to Pune in 20mins: Hyperloop will make this happen

19 Feb 2018

Mumbai to Pune in 20mins: Hyperloop will make this happen

Soon, the travel time between Mumbai and Pune will be cut down to just 20 minutes from the current three hours. This would be made possible by building a hyperloop transportation system.

Futuristic travel: India could soon have metrinos, hyperloops and more!

10 Sep 2017

Futuristic travel: India could soon have metrinos, hyperloops and more!

Public transportation in India is set for a massive overhaul. If all goes according to plan, citizens can expect to have as many as six new modes of rapid mass transport.

Hyperloop in Andhra Pradesh: 35 km stretch in 5 minutes!

07 Sep 2017

Hyperloop in Andhra Pradesh: 35 km stretch in 5 minutes!

The Andhra government is planning to introduce Hyperloop technology that will apparently allow one to travel from Vijayawada to Amaravati in five minutes.

Musk's hyperloop pod breaks own speed record

01 Sep 2017

Musk's hyperloop pod breaks own speed record

Earlier one of the pods of Elon Musk's hyperloop transport system had managed to hit 324km/h speed in the test tunnel.

Futuristic travel: India could soon have metrinos, hyperloops and more!

27 Jul 2017

Futuristic travel: India could soon have metrinos, hyperloops and more!

Public transportation in India is set for a massive overhaul. If all goes according to plan, citizens can expect to have as many as six new modes of rapid mass transport.

Decoding Elon Musk's latest hyperloop announcement

21 Jul 2017

Decoding Elon Musk's latest hyperloop announcement

Elon Musk recently announced that his hyperloop dream moved one step closer to reality in a series of cryptic tweets.

This electric multicopter to hit Dubai skies, soon!

20 Jun 2017

This electric multicopter to hit Dubai skies, soon!

German aviation start-up Volocopter, formerly known as E-volo, has struck a deal with the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai.

'Hyperloop Hotel' that allows people to travel in luxury rooms

17 Jun 2017

'Hyperloop Hotel' that allows people to travel in luxury rooms

Brandan Siebrecht, a graduate architecture student from the University of Las Vegas, Nevada, has come up with a futuristic concept of a multi-city modular hotel chain where hotels in different locations would be connected by Hyperloop systems.

Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod

24 May 2017

Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod

25 students from Bengaluru's premier colleges will gather to build their idea of a pod, a vehicle meeting the high-speed norms of Hyperloop, a futuristic transport system.

Bengaluru firm chosen to build hyperloop pod prototype

09 May 2017

Bengaluru firm chosen to build hyperloop pod prototype

Workbench Projects from Bengaluru has been chosen by Hyperloop India to build a prototype pod which will feature on a global platform - a competition for the super fast transportation system using magnetic levitation technology.

Musk's Hyperloop competitor eyes Indian markets

28 Mar 2017

Musk's Hyperloop competitor eyes Indian markets

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, a company competing with Los Angeles based Hyperloop One, have pitched a "cheaper, more efficient" hyperloop technology to India.

Delhi-Mumbai in 70 mins by Hyperloop

26 Jan 2017

Delhi-Mumbai in 70 mins by Hyperloop

The Hyperloop will be able to ferry passengers from Delhi to Mumbai in 70 minutes and Mumbai to Chennai in 90 minutes, said senior executives from the company.

Hyperloop to reduce Chennai-Bangalore travel time to 30 mins

16 Jan 2017

Hyperloop to reduce Chennai-Bangalore travel time to 30 mins

Elon Musk pioneered Hyperloop has approached the Indian government with a 'Letter of Intent' to study certain routes.

Government considering Hyperloop to connect Mumbai and Pune

14 Sep 2016

Government considering Hyperloop to connect Mumbai and Pune

During the Lokmat Infrastructure Conclave, held on 13th September, the Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, said that the Union government was eyeing Tesla's Hyperloop to connect Mumbai and Pune.