Elon Musk posts traffic tunnel test video on Instagram

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The Tesla CEO’s idea for a network of underground traffic tunnels that would shuttle cars around might seem ridiculous, but he’s already posting speedy test videos of The Boring Company’s work on social media. (Warning: This video contains strobe lights.)

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46 thoughts on “Elon Musk posts traffic tunnel test video on Instagram

  • November 25, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    I like it, but the congestion will be at the entry points. And this will strictly be a luxury for the ultra rich.

  • December 14, 2017 at 2:15 am

    He is a big fan of sponge bob square​ pants since he has a pet snail, named Gary, in a pineapple house.

  • December 20, 2017 at 7:14 am

    If that is a miniature, then Adam Savage must have built it! He was on original Mythbusters and has a great channel called Tested.

  • December 31, 2017 at 1:02 pm

    Should be called EMKAC or the "Elon Musk Kool-Aid Company".

  • January 18, 2018 at 10:15 am

    I love this guy's work, he's an inspirational figure. That being said, …no.

  • February 6, 2018 at 5:49 am

    someone spends his own money on something which is good for mankind, why all those negativity? sad mankind.

  • February 6, 2018 at 12:50 pm

    Can we go up to G-force with this?

  • February 6, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    Saddening to know people without vision controlling the media.

  • February 6, 2018 at 11:26 pm

    That’s not even the tunneling system. They showed the hyperloop test video.

  • February 7, 2018 at 3:19 pm

    a tunnel for cars like that seems a huge waste of opportunity, would be better for mass transit or shipping, we need to clean the roads up and build bullet trains above and below ground

  • February 7, 2018 at 6:39 pm

    yeesh….I like it but man oh man there are some real vulnerabilities that would be a real challenge to address regarding this sled system. Like most d-bags I immediately look at issues that could make this a nightmare versus the positives that could result from such a form of transportation.

  • February 8, 2018 at 6:50 am

    Why would you need a sled component? Just build the tunnels. What's left over could be used for bike lanes.

  • February 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

    Elon should be ashamed ,Nikola Tesla means free Energy why he dont talk realy about the faxs,Tesla would never work like that,they Stole his Stuff his Name .Free energy should be on this planet for all !!Tesla maked 21 century and w in 2018 and they hiding free E.This guy works in Firm called Tesla and he talks about how he is a bigger Fan of Edison,Wtf teslas biggest Enemy? smthing is wrong here !then he said how Edison is a bigger scientist then Tesla!this is the proof that this guy is dumb or manipulated by smone # realTalk!even Einstein said Tesla smartest Men on this Planet# but a Men called Elon who worked for Tesla knew it better ,for sure!stop demonizing Tesla finaly! he was sabotaged when he was alive and when he dead ,u Elon should be ashamed u bcm money that Tesla never maked with his Name !!! discust ! call ur Car Elon why u need Tesla when u hating on him ? Tesla means real science for the Earth for humanity ma friend not for ur Pocket u ma friend HV not10% IQ and character of Nikola the great Tesla

  • February 12, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    He is a little bit too pro mining for my liking.

  • February 12, 2018 at 6:42 pm

    From the sound of that electric motor and the acceleration i would say this is fairly close if not completely full scale. A smaller motor would have a higher pitched whine and would accellerate faster. And no they could not have used a scaled down version and slowed the video down to make it look and sound like it was full scale because then the vibrations and bumps would also be slowed down.

  • February 14, 2018 at 3:04 am

    What I wonder is are we going to be given suits or something. I mean some people can't handle those types of speed b/c they can't handle roller coasters.

  • February 14, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    are they already think about safety? about crash,fire,earthqueke,flooding and system error ?? how they save poor human that get trap inside that tunnel??? please someone explaint it to me .

  • February 24, 2018 at 9:11 pm

    This is amazing! Go Elon!

  • May 6, 2018 at 9:50 pm

    Underground traffic tunnels for vehicles to transport vehicles to decrease vehicles traffic. This doesn't sound too good.

  • May 11, 2018 at 9:36 pm

    According to the press releases it's the first test of the actual tunnel they've been building under LA.

  • May 20, 2018 at 1:32 pm

    Given California’s frequency of earthquakes, the last place I would want to be is in a tunnel underground.

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