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Elon Musk: Las Vegas Tunnel Will Be "Operational by End of Year"

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter Tuesday to announce that his other venture, the Boring Company, plans to complete a Las Vegas tunnel by the end of 2019.
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SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter Tuesday to announce that his other venture, the Boring Company, plans to complete a Las Vegas tunnel by the end of 2019.
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Elon Musk’s Boring Company is working on a new ‘Loop’ network in Las Vegas

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is announcing today a new proposed ‘Loop’ system of tunnels for approval in Las Vegas.

If everything goes according to plan, the first leg of the system would be operational at the Las Vegas Convention Center as soon as 2021.

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company is announcing today a new proposed ‘Loop’ system of tunnels for approval in Las Vegas.

If everything goes according to plan, the first leg of the system would be operational at the Las Vegas Convention Center as soon as 2021.

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A major port operator is planning to launch its first hyperloop for cargo in India

DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, is launching its first hyperloop project in India, its chairman told CNBC Sunday.
Last year, DP World, UAE’s state-owned port operator, signed a partnership with Virgin Hyperloop One to develop a cargo transporter. Now it’s revealed its first project destination will be in the world’s largest democracy.

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DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, is launching its first hyperloop project in India, its chairman told CNBC Sunday.
Last year, DP World, UAE’s state-owned port operator, signed a partnership with Virgin Hyperloop One to develop a cargo transporter. Now it’s revealed its first project destination will be in the world’s largest democracy.

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World’s first commerchypwrloopial hyperloop to launch in Abu Dhabi next year

The world’s first commercial hyperloop system will be launched in Abu Dhabi next year – as a once “far-fetched dream” gets set to become a reality.
That is the promise from the man tasked with driving forward the pioneering transport scheme, which is set to slash travel times between the capital and Dubai from more than an hour to just a handful of minutes.

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The world’s first commercial hyperloop system will be launched in Abu Dhabi next year – as a once “far-fetched dream” gets set to become a reality.
That is the promise from the man tasked with driving forward the pioneering transport scheme, which is set to slash travel times between the capital and Dubai from more than an hour to just a handful of minutes.

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Boring Tunnels Will Be 100 Times Cheaper and Paid For With Bricks from Tunnel Dirt

The third generation Boring Tunneling machine will start construction next year and it should be 15 times faster than existing tunneling machines. The first generation machine made the first Hawthorn demo tunnel for 10 million. The Boring company could bring down the cost of tunnels by 20 to 100 times.

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The third generation Boring Tunneling machine will start construction next year and it should be 15 times faster than existing tunneling machines. The first generation machine made the first Hawthorn demo tunnel for 10 million. The Boring company could bring down the cost of tunnels by 20 to 100 times.

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Boring Tunnel Will Be 2.5 to 7.5 Times Faster Than LA Commuter Traffic

The average weekday traffic on 18 different freeways across Los Angeles county ranged from 20 miles per hour to 62 miles per hour.

The Boring Tunnel will be 2.5 to 7.5 times faster

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The average weekday traffic on 18 different freeways across Los Angeles county ranged from 20 miles per hour to 62 miles per hour.

The Boring Tunnel will be 2.5 to 7.5 times faster

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Elon Musk to Unveil 2-Mile Test Tunnel in LA Area – NBC Bay Area

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is expected Tuesday night to unveil its two-mile-long test tunnel, a prototype of an underground transportation system Musk has been touting as a way to avoid Southern California’s “soul-destroying traffic.”
As of Monday, the grand unveiling was still on track, although it had previously been pushed back a week. Musk is notorious for setting More

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is expected Tuesday night to unveil its two-mile-long test tunnel, a prototype of an underground transportation system Musk has been touting as a way to avoid Southern California’s “soul-destroying traffic.”
As of Monday, the grand unveiling was still on track, although it had previously been pushed back a week. Musk is notorious for setting More

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The Boring Company to Debut Hyperloop Autonomous Transport Cars & Tunnels

Elon Musk took to his Twitter to announce that The Boring Company will host its tunnel opening along with a series of product launches on December 18.
The tunneling company will be unveiling its autonomous transport cars that will be utilized in the Hyperloop system, as well as a series of ground-to-tunnel car elevators that will help move the vehicles underground.
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Elon Musk took to his Twitter to announce that The Boring Company will host its tunnel opening along with a series of product launches on December 18.
The tunneling company will be unveiling its autonomous transport cars that will be utilized in the Hyperloop system, as well as a series of ground-to-tunnel car elevators that will help move the vehicles underground.
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Boring company 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.

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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.

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Virgin Hyperloop One seeing ‘big interest’ from Saudi investors, chairman says

Virgin Hyperloop One, one of the best-known players developing the high-speed transportation technology, is attracting “big interest” from Saudi investors, the company’s newly appointed chairman said Monday.
“There is a big interest in Hyperloop in Saudi Arabia,” Ahmed bin Sulayem told CNBC’s Dan Murphy in an interview Monday. “I think when the right More

Virgin Hyperloop One, one of the best-known players developing the high-speed transportation technology, is attracting “big interest” from Saudi investors, the company’s newly appointed chairman said Monday.
“There is a big interest in Hyperloop in Saudi Arabia,” Ahmed bin Sulayem told CNBC’s Dan Murphy in an interview Monday. “I think when the right More

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Marc Benioff wants Elon Musk to build tunnels in San Francisco Bay Area

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to commence construction 3rd quarter 2019

Hhis week, startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (otherwise known as HyperloopTT) announced that it would start building a commercial Hyperloop track as well as an “XO Square Innovation Center” and a “Hyperloop Experience Center” in Abu Dhabi, capitol city of the United Arab Emirates. Construction will commence in the third quarter of 2019, HyperloopTT claimed. More

Hhis week, startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (otherwise known as HyperloopTT) announced that it would start building a commercial Hyperloop track as well as an “XO Square Innovation Center” and a “Hyperloop Experience Center” in Abu Dhabi, capitol city of the United Arab Emirates. Construction will commence in the third quarter of 2019, HyperloopTT claimed. More

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Boring company to have 16B value after Chicago airport completes

Boring Company will show a two-mile tunnel in LA in December and has started work on an 18 mile tunnel in Chicago from downtown to the airport. Successfully completing the airport tunnel will make the tunneling company worth as much as $16 billion. This valuation will be before any full speed hyperloop implementation.
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Boring Company will show a two-mile tunnel in LA in December and has started work on an 18 mile tunnel in Chicago from downtown to the airport. Successfully completing the airport tunnel will make the tunneling company worth as much as $16 billion. This valuation will be before any full speed hyperloop implementation.
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Musk says tunnel opens in December 10th

(Reuters) – A company owned by Elon Musk that is trying to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels is nearing completion on the first tunnel, Musk said on Twitter on Sunday.

The first tunnel, under Hawthorne in the Los Angeles area, is almost done and will open on Dec. 10, Musk said. Privately held Boring Co has been promoting its plans for tunnels that would allow high More

(Reuters) – A company owned by Elon Musk that is trying to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels is nearing completion on the first tunnel, Musk said on Twitter on Sunday.

The first tunnel, under Hawthorne in the Los Angeles area, is almost done and will open on Dec. 10, Musk said. Privately held Boring Co has been promoting its plans for tunnels that would allow high More

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company breaks ground for garage-elevator construction

Last month, Elon Musk’s tunneling startup, The Boring Company, was granted an approval by the city council of Hawthorne, CA to build a prototype garage-elevator concept that would be linked to one of the company’s high-speed tunnels. Recent photos from Teslarati photographers Tom Cross and Pauline Acalin reveal that construction of the prototype elevator concept has already begun.
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Last month, Elon Musk’s tunneling startup, The Boring Company, was granted an approval by the city council of Hawthorne, CA to build a prototype garage-elevator concept that would be linked to one of the company’s high-speed tunnels. Recent photos from Teslarati photographers Tom Cross and Pauline Acalin reveal that construction of the prototype elevator concept has already begun.
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Virgin hyperloop transport system will cost no more than that of a high-speed rail fare

Billionaire Virgin founder Richard Bransonsaid Tuesday that tickets for his hyperloop transport system will cost no more than that of a high-speed rail fare.
Virgin Hyperloop One, which Branson has been chairman of since December last year, is “very close” to deploying the technology in India, Branson told CNBC’s Nancy Hungerford in Singapore, and is in talks with Dubai and More

Billionaire Virgin founder Richard Bransonsaid Tuesday that tickets for his hyperloop transport system will cost no more than that of a high-speed rail fare.
Virgin Hyperloop One, which Branson has been chairman of since December last year, is “very close” to deploying the technology in India, Branson told CNBC’s Nancy Hungerford in Singapore, and is in talks with Dubai and More

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to test 750 mph pod

Elon Musk’s dream of hyperloop travel is getting closer to reality.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) unveiled its first full-size passenger capsule in Cadiz, Spain, on Tuesday.
The company, one of several in the race to enact hyperloop technology, said the vessel had been built to scale to transport passengers at super-fast speeds through magnetic tubes.

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Elon Musk’s dream of hyperloop travel is getting closer to reality.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) unveiled its first full-size passenger capsule in Cadiz, Spain, on Tuesday.
The company, one of several in the race to enact hyperloop technology, said the vessel had been built to scale to transport passengers at super-fast speeds through magnetic tubes.

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Musk’s Boring Company starts hiring key personnel in preparation for tunnel projects

As The Boring Company starts preparing for its growing list of tunneling projects, the startup has begun filling in a number of key positions that would enable it to bring Elon Musk’s vision of futuristic, high-speed tunnel systems into reality. Several key hires have already been filled by the company, and based on the job positions listed on its official website; the Boring Co. seems to be loo More

As The Boring Company starts preparing for its growing list of tunneling projects, the startup has begun filling in a number of key positions that would enable it to bring Elon Musk’s vision of futuristic, high-speed tunnel systems into reality. Several key hires have already been filled by the company, and based on the job positions listed on its official website; the Boring Co. seems to be loo More

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670-mph hyperloop from Ohio to Chicago moves closer with new regulations

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) and German insurance company Munich Re said Monday that a set of core safety requirements and certification guidelines for the fledgling mode of transportation have been created.

The hyperloop is expected to transport pods of people and goods through a tube — moving at some 670 miles per hour. It is expected to reduce the commute from Co More

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) and German insurance company Munich Re said Monday that a set of core safety requirements and certification guidelines for the fledgling mode of transportation have been created.

The hyperloop is expected to transport pods of people and goods through a tube — moving at some 670 miles per hour. It is expected to reduce the commute from Co More

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Spain pens £390M hyperloop deal with Virgin New Civil…

New Civil Engineer Virgin Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd said: “With its robust transportation, aerospace, and high-tech sectors in turn paired with outstanding regional talent, Spain is an ideal fit for Virgin Hyperloop One’s Advanced Technology Development and Testing Centre …… More

New Civil Engineer Virgin Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd said: “With its robust transportation, aerospace, and high-tech sectors in turn paired with outstanding regional talent, Spain is an ideal fit for Virgin Hyperloop One’s Advanced Technology Development and Testing Centre …… More

Proposed Cupertino Hyperloop Could Ease South Bay Commute | NBC Bay Area

The city of Cupertino is looking into the possibility of building a Hyperloop to ease the commute of thousands of tech employees who work at Apple.
During Tuesday night’s Cupertino City Council meeting, Councilman Barry Chang said a Hyperloop along Stevens Creek Boulevard could be a solution for 25,000 Apple employees who work in Cupertino.
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The city of Cupertino is looking into the possibility of building a Hyperloop to ease the commute of thousands of tech employees who work at Apple.
During Tuesday night’s Cupertino City Council meeting, Councilman Barry Chang said a Hyperloop along Stevens Creek Boulevard could be a solution for 25,000 Apple employees who work in Cupertino.
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Elon Musk Shares Stunning Boring Company Tunnel Image After…

Inverse The route, which could extend to New York, is designed so that it could one day receive an upgrade to support Musk’s vacuum-sealed hyperloop system running at up to 700 mph. Over the weekend, SpaceX held its third pod design competition, with the …… More

Inverse The route, which could extend to New York, is designed so that it could one day receive an upgrade to support Musk’s vacuum-sealed hyperloop system running at up to 700 mph. Over the weekend, SpaceX held its third pod design competition, with the …… More

WARR Hyperloop from the Technical University won the speed contest, top speed 284 mph

It was a hyperloop hat trick by a team of German engineering students at the third annual SpaceX pod competition on Sunday. WARR Hyperloop from the Technical University of Munich took home the top prize — and set a new record — with their self-propelled pod reaching a top speed of 284 mph (457 km/h).

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It was a hyperloop hat trick by a team of German engineering students at the third annual SpaceX pod competition on Sunday. WARR Hyperloop from the Technical University of Munich took home the top prize — and set a new record — with their self-propelled pod reaching a top speed of 284 mph (457 km/h).

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LA hyperloop company lands first deal in China Los Angeles…

Los Angeles Times popularized the hyperloop concept, releasing a white paper on the technology in 2013. Since then, multiple companies have begun developing the technology, including HTT, Arrivo and fellow Los Angeles start-up Hyperloop One, which began a partnership …… More

Los Angeles Times popularized the hyperloop concept, releasing a white paper on the technology in 2013. Since then, multiple companies have begun developing the technology, including HTT, Arrivo and fellow Los Angeles start-up Hyperloop One, which began a partnership …… More

Two US Hyperloop Startups Line Up Financing From China Bloo…

Bloomberg Separately, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies said it plans to work on a 10-kilometer test track in Tongren, part of China’s Guizhou province, at an initial cost of about $300 million. State entity Tongren Transportation & Tourism Investment Group will …… More

Bloomberg Separately, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies said it plans to work on a 10-kilometer test track in Tongren, part of China’s Guizhou province, at an initial cost of about $300 million. State entity Tongren Transportation & Tourism Investment Group will …… More

Hyperloop TT will build a track in China Engadget -…

Engadget The Hyperloop race is much of a political battle as it is a technical one, with companies grabbing territory like players starting a game of Risk. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, the crowdsourced enterprise that has lagged behind rivals in some respects …… More

Engadget The Hyperloop race is much of a political battle as it is a technical one, with companies grabbing territory like players starting a game of Risk. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, the crowdsourced enterprise that has lagged behind rivals in some respects …… More

CEO of a Hyperloop Company Has Some Surprising Thoughts On…

Futurism Now a number of businesses have sprung up around the concept of the Hyperloop. Since it was founded in 2013, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) — the company that wants to connecting cities in the Middle East, like Dubai and Abu Dhabi, via …… More

Futurism Now a number of businesses have sprung up around the concept of the Hyperloop. Since it was founded in 2013, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) — the company that wants to connecting cities in the Middle East, like Dubai and Abu Dhabi, via …… More

Everything You Need to Know About Elon Musk’s (Not So) Boring Company

For the past 18 months we’ve watched in wonder as “The Boring Company” evolved from tweet into reality. With each passing day, it’s sounding more and more like Elon Musk seriously intends to build a company to bore tunnels underground to carry commuter traffic.

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For the past 18 months we’ve watched in wonder as “The Boring Company” evolved from tweet into reality. With each passing day, it’s sounding more and more like Elon Musk seriously intends to build a company to bore tunnels underground to carry commuter traffic.

It all began in December 2016, when Musk posted a (not unprecedented) rant on Twitterabout the difficulty o More

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The Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed express to Chicago’s O’Hare airport

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. is the winner in a bid to build a multibillion-dollar high-speed express train to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The result gives the young company a big boost in legitimacy as it tries to get transportation projects underway in Los Angeles and Washington.

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Elon Musk’s Boring Co. is the winner in a bid to build a multibillion-dollar high-speed express train to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The result gives the young company a big boost in legitimacy as it tries to get transportation projects underway in Los Angeles and Washington.

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Elon Musk details his plan to rid LA of traffic with $1 rides on the Boring Co. ‘Loop’ | TechCrunch

This evening, Boring Company executives Elon Musk and Steve Davis offered a few more details about their plans to revolutionize LA urban transit, introducing the “Loop” which would eventually be composed of all-electric pods that transport up to 16 passengers at a time. Musk theorizes that the Loop could take Los Angeles residents from downtown LA to any terminal at the LAX airport wi More

This evening, Boring Company executives Elon Musk and Steve Davis offered a few more details about their plans to revolutionize LA urban transit, introducing the “Loop” which would eventually be composed of all-electric pods that transport up to 16 passengers at a time. Musk theorizes that the Loop could take Los Angeles residents from downtown LA to any terminal at the LAX airport wi More

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