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Elon Musk unveils his next product line: bricks

What do you do for an encore after you’ve sold 20,000 flamethrowers? If you’re billionaire Elon Musk, you sell rocks. But not just any rocks. These are rocks carved out by Musk’s tunneling venture, the Boring Company, and shaped for construction … Continue reading

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Elon Musk shifts the focus of his tunnel vision

Tesla cars riding electric-powered tracks? Forget about it, at least for now. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and founder of The Boring Company, says pedestrians and cyclists will be the first users of his underground transit tunnels and Hyperloop tubes. In … Continue reading

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Uber CEO and Elon Musk clash over flying cars

Pop up some more popcorn: Billionaire Elon Musk has gotten himself into another CEO vs. CEO challenge, this time with Uber’s Dara Khosrowshahi over air taxis. Uber and many other companies are working on electric-powered, flying vehiclesthat could carry passengers autonomously … Continue reading

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Elon Musk will bid to build Chicago transit ‘loop’

A loop to the Loop? It could happen: Billionaire Elon Musk says he’s willing to build an express transit system that links downtown Chicago with O’Hare International Airport. Musk’s expression of interest came in response to Chicago’s “request for qualifications” relating to … Continue reading

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Elon Musk pushes ahead with his tunnel venture

One of billionaire Elon Musk’s lesser-known ventures is taking the spotlight with word that The Boring Company is looking into digging a rapid-transit tunnel between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. That’s not all: Musk says the company is putting the finishing … Continue reading

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Elon Musk shows off his tunnel’s car elevator

Billionaire Elon Musk’s grand scheme for underground car tunnels will require elevators to get the cars in those tunnels – and tonight he shared a video of a prototype elevator being tested next to SpaceX’s California HQ: Testing The Boring Company car elevator … Continue reading

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Elon Musk teases N.Y.-to-D.C. Hyperloop

Out of the blue, tech billionaire Elon Musk reported today that he’s received verbal approval from the government to build an underground Hyperloop transit system between New York and Washington, D.C., with stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore. “NY-DC in 29 … Continue reading

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