While the name of the company might seem quite bizarre, Elon Musk’s Boring company will be changing the way that people think about transportation. The idea of the entrepreneur is to make tunnels in which pods, carrying cars, will be travelling at very high speeds to avoid huge traffic congestion in city centers. The Boring Company has officially started making the tunnels in Los Angeles. The machine, that been named Godot, has completed the first segment. They have already started digging in the parking lot of SpaceX’s headquarters but they have yet to start using it. The company has been able to prove the naysayers wrong by progressing very quickly in a short amount of time. The conversation with the LA Mayor was very fruitful for the company as they plan to extend their tunnels in the city.
Elon Musk had previously revealed that the full length of the first tunnel will run from LAX to Culver City, Santa Monica and the future tunnels will cover the whole of greater LA. He also announced that he wanted to increase the speed of the machine to dig about one mile a week instead of 300 feets, by going electric and increasing the power of the machine.
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Via: | The Verge |
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