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Panasonic Industry Europe supported TUM Hyperloop team wins fourth SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

On the 21nd of July the fourth SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition took place in Los Angeles. The Hyperloop concept was introduced in 2013 by SpaceX founder Elon Musk to challenge modern ways of transportation by racing extremely fast pods through a vacuum tunnel. Since 2015, all three Hyperloop Pod competitions …

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The quest for Hyperloop: Swissloop 2nd with Kistler

At first glance, the idea seems quite extraordinary: Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, designed to transport people and goods at speeds of over 1,000 kilometers per hour. In the Hyperloop pod competition staged each year at Los Angeles, the Swissloop team came second out of 21 entrants – and Switzerland’s representatives also …

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Nicomatic-sponsored WARR Hyperloop team wins SpaceX Hyperloop challenge

Nicomatic has announced that the WARR Hyperloop Team from the Technische Universität of Munich (TUM) has won the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition by going almost 50 per cent faster than in 2017, achieving a final speed of 467 km/h. Nicomatic is the team’s only connector sponsor and Nicomatic’s micro-connectors …

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