Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Starts Passenger Capsule Development

Los Angeles-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), one of three companies working on the Hyperloop concept in Los Angeles, announced this morning that it is beginning development of a full-scale, passenger capsule for its Hyperloop systems. HTT said the capsule is being developed at its R&D center in France. The capsule will be developed in conjunction with technology partner Carbures S.A., which focuses on the aeronautics and aerospace market. HTT said its capsule is expected to carry from 28 to 40 people and will be nearly 100 feet long.