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A pod chases through a nearly airless tube at over 1,000 km/h, transporting passengersor goods faster than is currently possible by aircraft. The "Hyperloop" Competition was held in California at the end of July in the quest to make the futuristic vision dreamed up by Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, a reality. During the competition students from all over the world tested their self-designed and manufactured transport pods. The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT in Aachen produced high-precision components for the power train of the second fastest transport pod.more info