ContiTech backing ‘hyperloop’ as way forward for transport

Hanover/Berlin – A student research programme, backed by Continental AG, has developed a hyperloop as part of a competition to address future logistics and transport demands.

The competition was organised by US company SpaceX and ContiTech supplied high-performance belt to the “HyperPodX” project.

The project was carried out by students at the Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences and the University of Oldenburg, Continental announced 17 Sept.

Commenting on the project, ContiTech CEO Hans-Jürgen Duensing said he believed the future of mobility to be in rail transport.

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