We Could All Be Driving In Tunnels If Elon Musk Has His Way

You will know Elon Musk as the visionary CEO behind the success of Tesla. He wants to move the human race from dependency on fuel-powered cars to full-electric cars like his Tesla. That is why he is aiming to build more affordable electric cars. He now has another place, is designed to reduce traffic and speed up our commutes.

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The Boring Company was officially founded in 2016 with the aim of developing fast tunnels under cities. In the company’s manifesto, they said: “To solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic, roads must go 3D, which means either flying cars or tunnels. Unlike flying cars, tunnels are weatherproof, out of sight and won’t fall on your head.”

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The Boring Company

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Tunnels are the aim

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The aim of the Boring Company is to bore underneath major cities and build tunnels that will be used to speed up transport. This will be done through a combination of tunnels and electric-powered skate that can hit a speed of up 124 mph. The company understands that it will take more than a decade to fully build the first tunnel network.

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They released a video showing their plans for the future tunnel systems. The car will drive onto skate at ground level. The sledges will be lowered down into the tunnel. The skate will travel at 124 mph until it reaches its destination and raise back up to ground level where the car drives off and another car can drive on.

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For the duration of the journey