High Tech > Musk

The Boring Company wins bid to negotiate deal for high-speed, autonomous public transit in Chicago

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Elon Musk's Boring Company won a bid that could bring autonomous, high-speed public transit to Chicago.
The Boring Company and the city of Chicago will begin negotiations to develop the company's Loop transit system, which could transport passengers between downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport in an estimated 12 minutes. It'll be called The Chicago Express Loop.
Musk's company was selected out of four other bidders. If the Boring Company and Chicago reach a final deal, the project would be privately funded, but many other questions remain, because Loop has not been tested at...
Read more ...

 

Elon Musk's Boring Co. claims O'Hare Airport train contract - Roadshow

Elon Musk's Boring Co. claims O'Hare Airport train contract - Roadshow

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

High-speed train aims to connect airport passengers with the Windy City's downtown in less than 20 minutes.
Read more ...

 

Chicago Says Elon Musk's Company Will Build Tunnels and Electric Cars to Go to O'Hare

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that Mr. Musk's company hopes to create a system of electric vehicles underground to carry people from downtown to the airport.
Read more ...

 

Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, media reported on Wednesday.
Read more ...

 

Elon Musk's Boring Company approved to build high-speed transit between downtown Chicago and O'Hare Airport

Elon Musk's Boring Company approved to build high-speed transit between downtown Chicago and O'Hare Airport

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the selection of Elon Musk's Boring Company to build and operate a multi-billion dollar rapid transit link between O'Hare International Airport and the city's downtown.
The company plans to transport passengers between O'Hare and Block 37 in the Loop in approximately 12 minutes each way - typically a 40 minute trip via the city's Blue Line - by utilizing electric vehicles that run through new twin underground tunnels. The project will be funded entirely by the company with no taxpayer subsidy.
But he won‘t need to sell more flamethrowers to raise the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Musk      Elon      Emanuel      Rahm      Chicago      Electric and Hybrid Vehicles      Subways      Roads and Traffic      Bridges and Tunnels      Inventions and Patents      O'Hare International Airport      Ill      The Boring Company      TechnologyNews  


Asus' new Zephyrus S gaming laptop is its thinnest yet, but the trackpad is...

Asus' new Zephyrus S gaming laptop is its thinnest yet, but the trackpad is still in the wrong place

Today Asus is announcing the new Zephyrus S gaming laptop, and it comes as competitors like Razer and MSI are regularly putting out thinner laptops with even thinner bezels... Read more ...

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note9

Review: Samsung Galaxy Note9

The Galaxy Note9 from Samsung is a powerful and impressive piece of hardware. This Android phone offers a massive screen, a giant battery, and a killer set of cameras. The... Read more ...

Robot cars start delivering groceries in Arizona

Robot cars start delivering groceries in Arizona

Grocery giant Kroger and autonomous vehicle startup Nuro launched their driverless delivery service Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona. It is the first market for the two... Read more ...

Huawei confirms 7nm Kirin 980 SoC will power the Mate 20

Huawei confirms 7nm Kirin 980 SoC will power the Mate 20

Chip will be 40 per cent more power efficient than its 10nm counterpart Read more ...

Sony's PSVR still going strong as sales hit 3 million

Sony's PSVR still going strong as sales hit 3 million

Sony announced that it has sold 3 million PlayStation VR headsets as of the end of July, showing that its popularity has declined little since the fall 2016 launch. At the end... Read more ...

ARM challenges Intel in PCs with Deimos and Hercules chips

ARM challenges Intel in PCs with Deimos and Hercules chips

With PC makers like Asus and HP beginning to design laptops and tablets around ARM chips, ARM itself has decided to emerge from the shadows and unroll its roadmap to challenge... Read more ...

Oppo présente son entrée de gamme avec recharge rapide: le Oppo F9

Oppo présente son entrée de gamme avec recharge rapide:  le Oppo F9

De quoi partir à la conquête des marchés émergents! Read more ...

League of Legends takes a cue from Fortnite with new, faster game mode

League of Legends takes a cue from Fortnite with new, faster game mode

Over the past decade, strategy game League of Legends has come to be defined by Summoner's Rift, the three-lane battlefield where its lengthy matches take place. But that could... Read more ...

This is the new 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet, Ford's factory drag racer

This is the new 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet, Ford's factory drag racer

Ford has taken the wraps off the Ford Performance 50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet, its drag-racing homage to the original 1968 car. Billed as the fastest production Mustang... Read more ...

GLAS, the $319 Cortana-powered thermostat, is getting Alexa and Google...

GLAS, the $319 Cortana-powered thermostat, is getting Alexa and Google Assistant support

When Johnson Controls announced GLAS back at CES, the flagship feature of the $319 translucent smart thermostat was its integration with Microsoft's Cortana smart assistant... Read more ...