Will Europe Dominate Hyperloop?

Europe leads the world in investment in transportation technology and infrastructure. Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd noted that 25% of all European spending for research and development is in transportation. Europe also has four of the top eight countries for advanced infrastructure.

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Hyperloop Test Track Opens in Netherlands

One of the teams that took part in Elon Musk’s pod contest is building a Hyperloop test track in the

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Musk Plans Hyperloop Tunnels

The Dos Equis beer ads are dead wrong; Elon Musk and not some guy with a beard is the most interesting man in the world. Just last week, Musk unveiled yet another revolutionary transportation system proposal and dropped bomb shells about Tesla’s electric semi-truck, gigafactories and autonomous cars.

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11 Hyperloop Lines Proposed for United States

Hyperloop One’s Global Challenge includes 11 routes in the United States, CleanTechnica reported. One of which is incredibly ambitious – 1,152 miles or 1,853.964 kilometers in length.

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Hyperloop would Replace Air Freight

Hyperloop would replace all of the air freight in five countries; Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and might generate $12 billion a year in revenue.

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Hyperloop One Hires Washington Lobbyists

Obviously Washington is not the only place where Hyperloop One is lobbying. The company’s CEO Rob Lloyd was in New Delhi lobbying the Indian Parliament directly. I imagine Hyperloop One will soon be hiring lobbyists all over the world in an attempt to get lots of money from lots of governments.

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How to Think about the Hyperloop

Such a solution would also be a paradigm shift that will change the nature of our countries, our communities, our economies and our lives. Therefore the best way to think about Hyperloop is as the next great paradigm shift in how we organize our civilization.

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Hyperloop One Working with Indian Government

The Indian government would like to get many of the components for Hyperloop including the tubes built locally. That would give the nation a cutting edge industry and put it at the lead of new technologies.

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