COVID derails Musk's plan to shuttle CES attendees in underground TeslasGet the Full StoryIf CES 2021 were taking place in Las Vegas as usual, Elon Musk's underground loop tunnels would've been up and running to whisk conference attendees underground from one convention hall to the other.
Instead, the Musk-owned Boring Company's Las Vegas Convention Center Loop is fully excavated beneath the massive convention buildings, but is not yet operational. With COVID-19 restrictions forcing a virtual CES this year, no one is traveling above ground, let alone below it.
The Loop will be an "underground public transportation system" that uses modified Tesla electric vehicles Models X and 3 that will purportedly zoom from station to station at 155 mph. The plan is that the cars will eventually be autonomous, but that part isn't quite ready yet, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Read more...More about Ces, Boring Company, Tech, Elon Musk, and Transportation