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The Boring Company

  • The Boring Company Las Vegas Convention Center station rendering

    The Boring Company raced a car on the street against a car underground in its Hawthorne, California test tunnel to predictable results. The company also signed a contract to build a transportation tunnel in Las Vegas.

  • Boring Company opens first test tunnel in LA, Dec. 2018
    First test run completed at 35 mph in Musk's LA Boring Company tunnel, turns cars into "rail-guided trains"

    What started as a joke has turned into a real-life prototype. Elon Musk japed that he'd dig tunnels under Los Angeles to avoid traffic, and on Tuesday his Boring Company opened its first prototype tunnel in LA. The entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX also provided more details on how the system...

  • The Boring Company tunnel
    Boring Company tunnel under LA opens Dec. 10, free 155 mph rides

    The Boring Company's first tunnel finally has its date with destiny set: Dec. 10. Chief executive officer Elon Musk named the December date as the grand opening and plans for a ceremony in Los Angeles. The first tunnel has been under construction for months, but Musk announced in May it would open...

  • The Boring Company garage elevator
    The Boring Company wants to connect your garage to its tunnels

    The Boring Company (TBC) and its network of underground tunnels won't just ship pedestrians around from various stations; it may one day take cars and drivers straight into the system from their garages. The Mercury News reported Wednesday that the city of Hawthorne, California, gave The Boring...

  • Tesla Model X in Boring Company tunnel
    Boring Company runs Tesla Model X in prototype tunnel

    The Boring Company tunnels will fit a Tesla Model X electric car. That's the latest bit of news from Elon Musk's underground adventure. The company posted a short video (taken vertically...) of a Model X moving through a tunnel on what appears to be the "skates" that propel the car. It's important...

  • Boring Company Chicago O'Hare station rendering
    The Boring Company tunnels given green light for line to Chicago's O'Hare airport

    The Boring Company has plans to invade Chicago's O'Hare airport. The Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) announced on Thursday that it has chosen The Boring Company to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain a high-speed rail line called the Chicago Express Loop from downtown to the O'Hare...

  • Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

    Elon Musk has dabbled, or hinted at dabbling, in numerous industries. The Tesla CEO is best known for his work at the electric-car company, SpaceX, and the Boring Company. Oh, and he wants to create a candy company, among other things. What might be next for Musk? As if he doesn't have his hands full already, it may be something as simple as bricks. Musk reportedly explained his idea for ultra-strong bricks during an information session about the Boring Company, according to a report from The Verge last Friday. Per Musk, the bricks come from the dirt and muck dug up while the Boring Company...

  • The Boring Company concept
    Elon Musk envisions $1 rides to use Boring Company tunnels

    Elon Musk, CEO of The Boring Company, as well as Tesla, began to lay out plans for how his interpretation of future transportation will look in Los Angeles. The Boring Company will build an urban transport system called Loop, and Musk thinks the transportation solution will revolutionize how...

  • The Boring Company tunnel
    Boring Company tunnel under LA nearly done, free rides to public in few months

    Elon Musk revealed Thursday that the first tunnel from his newest transport venture The Boring Company is almost ready and that the public will be able to test it out for free within a few months. Musk made the announcement in an Instagram post that included a video taking us through the tunnel...

  • Overland ATS Skyway mobility solution
    Overland ATS wants to build 150-mph Skyways above US highways

    Yet another company believes it has the solution to rid American cities and highways of congestion. Overland ATS (Automated Transport Systems) has debuted what it calls the Skyway in an effort to completely rethink transportation. The basic concept of the Overland ATS system is to build the Skyway...

  • The Boring Company concept
    The Boring Company's tunnels will prioritize mass transit over cars

    Elon Musk early last year announced plans for the new venture The Boring Company that would look to create tunnels under congested cities through which cars could be transported riding on electric-powered, high-speed sleds. But Musk took to Twitter on Friday to announce that The Boring Company, as...

  • The Boring Company concept
    The Boring Company publishes map of proposed tunnels

    The Boring Company, one of many projects under Elon Musk's watch, has released a map showing where it imagines its first network of tunnels to run, if and when it receives government approval. The map depicts two major arteries which follow Interstate 405 and 101 in California. It also shows that...

  • Tesla Model S inside The Boring Company tunnel

    No surprises here. Elon Musk's proposed solution for Los Angeles, California's horrendous traffic will fit a Tesla Model S inside. The solution comes from Musk's latest venture, The Boring Company, and it's begun to dig underneath the headquarters of another Musk venture, SpaceX. Musk took to Instagram to provide an update on the project, where he said the tunnel will start in Hawthorne. If you haven't kept up to speed on The Boring Company, the company envisions a network of underground tunnels to bypass ground traffic above. Cars, bikes, and more would drive onto an elevator, which would...

  • Hyperloop One concept drawing
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk now plans to build his own Hyperloop

    Although Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk originally birthed the idea of the Hyperloop, the entrepreneur was never officially tied to one particular Hyperloop project. Instead, other start-up companies borrowed Musk's blueprint and got to work on the concept. However, it seems Musk has had a change...

  • Operational elevator from The Boring Company
    Elon Musk's Boring Company already has a working car elevator

    A few weeks ago, Elon Musk revealed his Boring Company's first sub-street level elevator, and now it's operational. Musk took to Instagram once again to show the elevator in action during a test and it certainly is following his proposed concept. A car drives onto the elevator's platform, which...

  • Hyperloop One concept drawing
    Elon Musk's Boring Company merges with Hyperloop for NY to DC transport

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk, ever the visionary, says he received "verbal approval" from the United States government to build a Hyperloop through New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. Musk's claim also references his latest venture, The Boring Company, merging it with his proposed...

  • The Boring Company concept
    Talks between city of Los Angeles and Elon Musk's Boring Company "promising"

    The Tesla Model 3 hasn't entered production yet, but Elon Musk never rests. The Tesla CEO claims to have had good conversations with the city of Los Angeles over the use of high-speed traffic tunnels being developed by his latest venture, The Boring Company. The entrepreneur said via Twitter on...

  • The Boring Company prototype
    The Boring Company demonstrates prototype for 125-MPH sled

    It was only a couple of weeks ago that Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed just what was in store for his newest startup, The Boring Company. The company hopes to establish a network of tunnels in congested cities, through which cars would travel between fixed points on high-speed, electrically-powered...

  • Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed more details on the company’s upcoming electric semi-trailer truck as well as his plans for a separate tunnel boring company aimed at alleviating traffic. During a TED talk held Friday in Vancouver, Musk presented the first image of the new Tesla truck which earlier this month he said will be revealed in September. The image hints at the streamlined look of the new truck that Musk first alluded to last summer in part two of his overarching product strategy known as the Tesla Master Plan. The plan also calls for an electric pickup truck and new mobility...

  • Hyperloop One concept drawing
    Is Elon Musk going to combine his tunnel project with the Hyperloop?

    The Hyperloop dreamed up by Elon Musk, and enabled by 1800s pneumatic banking technology, is still in the testing phases. It represents a potentially faster and safer way to cover long distances without relying on traditional fuels and transportation methods. Musk is also in love with another means...

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