When leaves fall on tracks, they can make things slippery. A retrofittable device for train brakes fixes this using electromagnetics.
The Dutch city of Groningen was designated as the site to test the Hyperloop: a tubular transport system where people or goods travel at speeds of up to 700 kph through a low-pressure network.
In the Netherlands, several regional governments and companies are studying whether the Hyperloop could be a solution for the country's busiest freight corridor.
Thanks to the subsidy from the Dutch government, the initiative now has the thirty million euros needed for the construction of a Hyperloop test center in Groningen.
The ultra-fast hyperloop is often portrayed as unrealistic because of its steep costs. But that is a misconception according to IO columnist Eugene Franken.
The municipality of Rotterdam is investing almost €70 million in the energy transition. It is also financing part of the future Mobility Campus as well as a Hyperloop experience center.
TUM's Hyperloop team aims to build a 24-meter long test vacuum tube and a full-scale prototype in Ottobrunn near Munich in Germany.
Valencia-based Zeleros Hyperloop has completed a financing round worth more than €7 million. With this investment, the company starts a new phase in the development […]
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The initiator of the future Mobility City Campus Rotterdam, Avanto Ventures, wants to bring the Delft-based start-up Hardt to Rotterdam. Hardt is currently working on […]
It looks like nobody can beat the Technical University of Munich’s Hyperloop group. For the fourth time in a row, the students from Germany won […]
Superconducting materials would completely change our everyday lives. Applications such as electronic devices that consume hardly any electrical energy would be possible – just like […]
The Hyperloop concept is never going to take off, Carlo van de Weijer says. According to the head of the Strategic Area Smart Mobility at […]
It’s the holiday season and especially at this time a year, there is probaby hardly any driver who does not dream of a way to […]
Tomorrow is good. In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer and Daan Kersten, E52 tries to find […]