Hyperloop was envisioned to revolutionize future land-based transportation. However, recent developments have cast a shadow of doubt on whether this technology will ever come to fruition. One of the most high-profile companies leading the development of this futuristic land transportation, Hyperloop One, is officially shuttering its operations – for good this time.
You may not hear a lot about it but yes, there are companies out there still developing autonomous vehicles, specifically for the masses. Honda is one of them. Last week, the Japanese automaker entered a MOU with Cruise and General Motors to provide driverless ride service in Japan in early 2026.
Zero emissions autonomous vehicles are not new but have you heard of zero emissions, autonomous Social Riding EV? Well, zero emissions, autonomous Social Riding EV is exactly what the Agora E by Ponti Design Studio is. It is a concept of autonomous EV designed to promote social interactions in the post-Covid future, in Hong Kong.
Now that Hyperloop has proven that it can carry human passengers safely, I am sure it is good for moving cargo too. Speaking of Hyperloop for cargo, HyperloopTT – one of the few companies taking on the development of this mass transportation system of the future – has just won the prestigious ‘iF Design Award’ …
Japan was once the leader in train technology. Its metro was pretty advanced for its time but it has since been left behind. Its metro trains still have traditional paper-based advertisements and those annoying paper ads that hang from the overhead handrails. But that is set to change soon with a different kind of train.
Train plays quite a significant part in the Evangelion franchise. OK. It is an unlikely place where some of Shinji’s emotions were revealed. So, it kind of makes sense to have a collaboration between some train with Evangelion. And the ‘some train’ is Aonami Line.
Cars are one of the best inventions ever created in this world today. Not only because it brings you from one point to another but also because it gives you comfort while you travel. However, despite the goodness it offers, we have seen how it destroyed our planet every day. It became a threat to …
Three years after investing in Hyperloop One, Virgin Hyperloop made history when it pulled off the first passengers test. It was a big deal because, for the uninitiated, the concept of Hyperloop is a train (called ‘pod’) moving through a sealed vacuum tube.
Hong Kong is one of the few countries in the world that have trams as one of the state’s main mass transportation system. Though we can’t say the same since the outbreak of the pandemic. In fact, public transportation, in general, has be shunned in the Asia’s most densely populated countries.
The future of short-mid range travel is not by air. Elon Musk himself acknowledges this fact and even pitched the idea of Hyperloop system. China knew very well of this fact too which explains the country’s obsession with rail network with astounding speeds. The latest is this: a magnetic levitation (Maglev) train prototype unveiled by …