“Today there are about 800 million vehicles on the world’s roads. By 2050, it’s estimated there will be more than 2 billion. We cannot continue to rely only on fossil fuels to power those vehicles and supply the bulk of our energy if we are going to avoid the worst effects of climate change.”
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn posted this appeal on LinkedIn. Truer words have yet to be said ahead of the climate talks COP21 in Paris next month.
“I’m very comfortable by 2020 you and I will be sitting beside each other in a Hyperloop taking the first ride, and it’ll probably be 100 to 150 kilometres.”
It seems like Hyperloop Tech CEO Rob Lloyd is not only comfortable but also confident that the high speed public transport once envisioned by Elon Musk will become a reality. We’d be more than pleased to take a seat.
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