Musk sends Model X through tunnel on training wheels
Elon Musk presented the underground transport system Loop of his Boring Company in a test tube. Contrary to expectations, however, no autonomous e-shuttle was presented at the same time. Instead, a retrofit solution for autonomous electric cars was presented using the Tesla Model X as an example.Weiterlesen
The Boring Company to reveal an autonomous e-shuttle
Elon Musk’s tunnel digging venture, The Boring Company says they will open their first tunnel underneath L.A. on December, 18. Moreover they will combine it with the debut of an autonomous shuttle Musk says is “road-legal”.Weiterlesen
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Elon Musk, The Boring Company, Oxbotica.
Reading tip: Elon Musk continues to work on boring tunnels and the first segment is now complete underneath Space X’ offices in LA. Chicago has shown interest in the project but progress is slow due to the machine that has aptly been named Godot.
electrek.co (LA), electrek.co (Chicago)
Video tip: Online grocery retailer Ocado trials a driverless electric van by Oxford University spin-off Oxbotica. If the CargoPod ever bears fruit, the question remains who carries the basket to the doorstep?!
bbc.co.uk (with video)
Events for the upcoming week: European PEFC & Electrolyser Forum (July 4-7; Lucerne, Switzerland) ++ Future of Transport World Conference (July 5-6; Cologne, Germany) ++ You can find a complete list of events at electrive.com/calendar
The Boring Company.
Elon Musk is about to turn mole as he is driving his tunnel building idea forward in Los Angeles. He dubbed his new project “The Boring Company” but seems more serious by the day. New pictures show a giant tunnel boring machine waiting for assembly on SpaceX’s ground.
electrek.co, techcrunch.com, youtube.com