Elon Musk's greatest hits

Elon Musk, CEO of electric car maker Tesla and space exploration firm SpaceX, has plans for a futuristic transportation system known as the Hyperloop. Here's a look at the South Africa native's wide-ranging business successes to date.

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On Monday, Musk published his design for a futuristic transport system called the Hyperloop (above), which he says could be three or four times faster than a bullet train and immune to crashes and bad weather.

But don't expect him to drop everything for the new project. Musk told analysts last week that he will "invite critical feedback and see if people can find ways to improve" his Hyperloop design, adding that he has no immediate plans to develop the project.

"I have to focus on core Tesla business and SpaceX business, and that's more than enough," he said.

  @jtotoole - Last updated August 12 2013 05:49 PM ET

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