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Elon Musks vision for transport is a 3D network of tunnels for autonomous electric vehicles

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musks vision of anentirely new system of transport, which he unveiled Wednesday night at a splashy event in Hawthorne, California, wasnt a reusable rocket like the ones hes building at his nearby SpaceX headquarters. Nor is it an electric vehicle, like the Teslas he is producing at a factory in Fremont, California.
Tonight, Musk showed off a 1.14-mile test tunnel that snakes its way underneath 120th Street in the city of Hawthorne that his other business, the Boring Company, dug for about $10 million using a modified boring machine called Godot. (That $10 million figures includes the cost of building the tunnel, all internal infrastructure, lighting, ?communication and video, safety systems, ventilation, and track, according to the company.) For Musk, this is merely a demonstration of what could be: a network of low-cost tunnels used for transportation, utilities or water and built for millions of dollars, or even billions less than those constructed for subways or trains.


Boring is developing an entirely new system of transport
Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 18, 2018
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