27 Feb '15, 3pm

Five mile Hyperloop test track to be constructed in California

Musk made the concept for the Hyperloop public, citing that his commitments to Space X and Tesla rendered him unable to commit his time to the project. He’s since backtracked somewhat, and is planning his own test track in Texas , but other companies have formed to take up the challenge. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) is one such company. Speaking to NBC , Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of the JumpStartFund, which created Hyperloop Transportation Technologies explained “This is big step… It’s time to take the Hyperloop from concept and design and build the first one.”

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