Six months after the first proposal of building a modern transportation system in India gained ground, Hyperloop India has taken its first step.
Hyperloop India, which has got backing from Elon Musk, has partnered with Workbench Projects, a Bengaluru-based start-up, which will build the first pod prototype that hypothetically claims to be immune from weather conditions, collision free, travels twice the speed a plane’s speed, consumes low power and comes with energy storage for a whole day.
“We have signed the partnership with Hyperloop India for building a 4×2 metre pod,” Workbench Projects Founder and CEO Pavan Kumar told BusinessLine. Engineers from Tesla and SpaceX are working on this transportation pod, which can be used anywhere in the world. Read more