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Elon Musk: Chicago tunnel can be done in 3 years

Mark this down for later: Tech billionaire Elon Musk says the Boring Company could begin work on the express tunnel linking downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport in three to four months, and have it finished in three years. Musk, who’s famous … Continue reading

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Boring Company wins nod for Chicago airport tunnel

Tech billionaire Elon Musk’s Boring Company is getting the go-ahead to build a multibillion-dollar express transit system between downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport, city officials said. Mayoral spokesman Grant Klinzman told GeekWire in a tweet tonight that the Boring Company won … Continue reading

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6 takeaways from Elon Musk’s big tunnel talk

If billionaire Elon Musk’s tunnel vision comes to pass, travelers will be able to zip beneath Los Angeles through an underground Loop system at 150 mph for about $1 a ride. That’s the promise of the Boring Company in a nutshell. During … Continue reading

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Elon Musk sweetens the pitch for his tunnel vision

Billionaire Elon Musk is talking up his tunnel-boring vision at a public forum in Los Angeles tonight, and hinting that the Boring Company’s Hyperloop system could eventually whisk travelers to sea-based spaceports. But first, the Boring Company has to clear … Continue reading

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Boring Company aims to give ‘free rides’ in tunnel

The details may be fuzzy, but billionaire Elon Musk says he’s aiming to open the Boring Company’s first test tunnel beneath the Los Angeles area to the public in a few months, “pending final regulatory approvals.” The Boring Company has … Continue reading

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Elon Musk leads funding round for Boring Company

A newly reported investment round has brought in $112.5 million for the Boring Company, the venture that billionaire techie Elon Musk created last year to build transit tunnels. And most of those millions came from Musk. Documents filed today with the … Continue reading

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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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