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Boring Company's L.A. tunnel event set for December 18th

It's 'more than a tunnel opening,' according to Elon Musk

It's 'more than a tunnel opening,' according to Elon Musk.

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Boring Company breaks through to the end of its first test tunnel

We'll probably see people lining up for test rides after Black Friday

We'll probably see people lining up for test rides after Black Friday.

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Musk's Boring Company gets approval for garage connected to underground tunnel

It would allow residents to load their cars into a commuter tunnel right from their garage

It would allow residents to load their cars into a commuter tunnel right from their garage.

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Chinese tariffs may delay Elon Musk's boring projects

In order to 'restore the now-dormant American tunnel boring machine industry'

In order to "restore the now-dormant American tunnel boring machine industry."

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Watch a Tesla Model X zoom inside a Boring Company tunnel

Not quite as cool as sending a Tesla Roadster to space...

Not quite as cool as sending a Tesla Roadster to space...

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Elon Musk's Boring Company will prioritize pedestrians over cars

It's a vision of mass transit for the future

Musk said that Boring Company's loop network would have "1000's of small stations the size of a single parking space."

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Elon Musk offers peek at traffic-dodging tunnel in Los Angeles

About as interesting as a hole in the ground...

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Hyperloop approved between NYC and D.C., says Elon Musk

The Boring Company will build it underground, with stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore.

NYC to D.C. in 29 minutes.

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Elon Musk says Los Angeles is open to using his traffic tunnels

But legal hurdles abound.

Elon Musk says he's having "promising conversations" with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti about using The Boring Company's underground tunnel technology.

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The Boring Company answers all your nagging questions

Elon Musk tweeted a link to an informative FAQ page for his tunneling business.

Survive earthquakes, stack bricks.

Elon Musk plays 'Minecraft' differently than you do

Turns out Musk wasn't kidding about The Boring Company.

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This is how a tunnel boring machine will burrow a viaduct under Seattle

So it's not exactly automotive, but it is a fascinating vehicle – and you'll excuse us if we don't make any puns about how boring it actually is. A portion of Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct is being replaced by a deep tunnel, and the machine purpose-built for the job is the world's largest tunnel boring machine (TBM), christened "Bertha." Built by

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Opa! Flaming cheese closes tunnel in Norway after truck fire [w/video]

Behold, the power of cheese. Flaming fromage has clogged up the Brattlitunnelen in Norway for almost a week. According to Reuters, a truck was hauling brunost, a caramelized Norwegian goat cheese, through the tunnel when the cheese somehow caught fire. Due to its high percentage of fat and sugar, the cheese can burn "almost like petrol" if it gets hot enough, and the fire-concentrating properties of the tunnel meant it took four days to put out the flames.

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Tunnel collapses in Japan, seven missing [UPDATE: w/video]

The Associated Press reports a tunnel collapse between Tokyo and central Japan has left seven people missing. Rescue workers were unable to reach trapped and injured drivers on Sunday after a vehicle caught fire and filled the tunnel with smoke. Those who escaped reported hearing the voices of those still trapped by rubble calling for hel

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Road Trip! Russia approves tunnel to Alaska under Bering Strait

The Russian government has given the go-ahead on an ambitious new tunnel project that could connect Siberia with Alaska via an underground rail line. If completed, the $65 billion project will be the longest underwater tunnel in the world, besting the Chunnel between England and France by twice the distance. The planned course would stretch over 65 miles and would snake beneath the Big and Litt

Video: Remember that Gullwing tunnel trick? Yeah, that was Schumi

Schumacher surprises yet again – Click above to view the video after the jump

Try, try again: FIA puts further restrictions on F1, freezes engine development

The World Motor Sport Council of the FIA, the international racing authority that governs Formula One, among other series, has rolled out a series of restrictions on the development of F1 cars starting with the coming 2008 season.