Elon Musk might finally crash the hyperloop development party

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Elon Musk might finally be ready to make Hyperloop, the high-speed tubular transportation tech he dreamed up back in 2013, a reality on his own terms

A source “close to Musk” told Bloomberg that the Boring Company CEO will move forward with plans to build his own Hyperloop system inside the underground tunnels planned to beat traffic in LA and the East Coast. The new report is the first claim that Musk will actually build his own Hyperloop track, which could be a blow to the other companies in the field.

Musk recently set the news cycle buzzing when he tweeted out claims that he received “verbal government approval” to build a network of tunnels connecting major cities on the East Coast. He described the tunnels as an “underground Hyperloop,” but didn’t mention who exactly would be providing the tech, which is a key detail because the Boring Company hadn’t…

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