Elon Musk’s ‘Tunnel Vision’
By Guardian Exclusive
24 December 2018 | 3:30 pm
Elon Musk's Boring Company has unveiled its 1.14-mile route tunnel in Los Angeles built to experiment with underground transportation. The tunnel is designed to test new and faster transportation technologies using the Tesla Model X, Y and 3 electric cars.
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