Elon Musk shares video of speedy car transport tunnel

Friday, May 12, 2017 01:19PM
He's conquered the streets with electric cars, and he's leading the commercial race to space, but that's not enough for Elon Musk.


SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shared a test video for his newest venture of underground tunnels aimed at beating Los Angeles traffic.


Musk posted the video on Instagram showing an electric sled traveling through a tunnel that is meant to carry cars at 125 mph. The billionaire entrepreneur said on Instagram that the new method of transportation "would mean Westwood to LAX in 5 mins" (approximately 10 miles).


The test is a part of The Boring Company, Musk's project that hopes to build a system of tunnels under Los Angeles. The company uses giant boring machines to make the tunnels.
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