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Hyperloop: designing the future of transport?

Elon Musk hopes to revolutionise public transport with Hyperloop - a system capable of speeds of more than 1200 kilometres per hour with zero emissions. Musk’s company Space X is running a student competition to advance the technology. Hyperloop UPV, a team from the Technical University of Valencia in Spain, are working round the clock testing all the key components of their pod, which they hope will propel them to victory.

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