Elon Musk has been pitching cheap tunnels from The Boring Company to big names

Enlarge / Plans for a potential tunnel connecting Sydney, Australia, to the West. (credit: Jeremy Buckingham) Elon Musk—CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, and The Boring Company—has been pitching his new tunnel-boring capabilities to curious elected officials as well as the director of CERN (the organization that owns and operates the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland). Just […]

Video: How Star Control II was almost a much more boring game

Video shot by Sean Dacaney and edited by Evan Watkin. Click here for transcript. Welcome back to “War Stories,” an ongoing video series where we sit down with game designers and ask them to tell us about game development challenges that almost sank their projects. In previous instances, we’ve been lucky enough to get some […]

Elon Musk said The Boring Company wants to prove it can send 4,000 vehicles traveling at 155 mph through its tunnels every hour

Patrick Fallon / Reuters The next step for The Boring Company is to show that it can send a large number of vehicles through a tunnel at high speeds, founder Elon Musk said on Wednesday via Twitter. “Next step for @BoringCompany Loop is demonstrating high throughput at high speed. Target is 4000 vehicles/hour at 155mph […]

Elon Musk shared 2 videos of the Boring Company’s giant drill completing its first tunnel at the bottom of a huge pit

Patrick Fallon / Reuters Elon Musk announced on Friday that drilling on the first Boring Company tunnel was complete, and shared footage of the enormous drill emerging at the bottom of a huge pit. Musk has previously said the first Boring Company tunnel will be ready to use on December 10. The pit where the […]

The Boring Company’s first tunnel is all dug up

On Friday night, Boring Company CEO Elon Musk tweeted images of his tunnel-boring machine appearing to emerge from the dirt into a cavernous hole, with bystanders at the hole’s edge watching the spinning boring head. Congratulations @BoringCompany on completing the LA/Hawthorne tunnel! Cutting edge technology! pic.twitter.com/80WbSQekCQ — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 17, 2018 The tunnel […]

Boring Company breaks through to the end of its first test tunnel

We’re about a month away from the planned opening of The Boring Company’s Test Tunnel in LA, and it appears progress is moving along. Elon Musk tweeted this brief video of a digging machine breaking through. Although he wasn’t specific about the location, it looks like they’ve reached O’Leary Station where the first test tunnel […]

Elon Musk tweets that the Boring Company’s first tunnel is set to open on December 10

The Joe Rogan Podcast/YouTube Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter on Sunday that his Boring Company, which aims to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels, has almost completed its first tunnel.  The tunnel will open on December 10, and reportedly run under Hawthorne in the Los Angeles area. Musk has […]

Watch a Tesla Model X zoom inside a Boring Company tunnel

Someday, The Boring Company’s tunnels could become a busy network of passenger-carrying shuttles, private vehicles and bicycles trying to dodge traffic. But right now, its existing tunnel under LA is pretty ahem boring — save for a short moment last week when the company tested its vehicle transportation platform using a Tesla, that is. Sure, […]

Watch a Tesla Model X zoom inside a Boring Company tunnel

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