The Boring Company test tunnel near Los Angeles will open a little behind schedule, but CEO Elon Musk said on Thursday that the launch would include more than a hole in the ground.
"The Boring Company's sudden release will be on Dec. 18. More than one tunnel opening will include modified, but completely road, self-propelled cars and tunnel- The musk pounded,
In October, Musk said the first tunnel of The Boring Company would be ready for use on December 10, but he did not mention that the car and car lifts would be uncovered. It is not clear whether the tunnel and the cars will be available for public use or if it will just be a demonstration.
The tunnel revealed during the December 18th event will cover about two miles, starting from SpaceX's headquarters in Hawthorne's Los Angeles area. The company is also working on plans to build a tunnel near Dodge Stadium, called the Dugout Loop, which will transport fans from nearby metro stations directly to the stadium.
The company faces one of its first major failures in November after local groups accused the city of Los Angeles of releasing the Boring Company's tunneling project from environmental regulations. Boring subsequently agreed to withdraw its plans for this project, which would consist of a second stretch of 2 miles, this time under the west of Los Angeles.
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For a company that "started out as a joke," Musk's Happy on Thursday made his dream of trafficking in Los Angeles, which is more likely to become a reality.