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Elon Musk tweets render of Las Vegas loop station where Tesla's will cart passengers underground

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Elon Musk released the first ever renders of the Boring Company's Las Vegas loop station, where passengers will carted away by high-speed autonomous Teslas. The render depicts a hub for future passengers of the Boring Company's underground loop which aims to zip people from one end of the Las Vegas Convention Center to the other. It shows what appears to be a fairly modern, bright, design with a centered escalator leading down to a floor staggered with a Tesla's driverless vehicles. Above is the first render of the station where passengers will board Tesla's driverless cars to travel across the Las Vegas Convention Center at high speeds The image shows Tesla's Model 3 electric vehicles which are one of the vehicles the company plans to use for carting passengers between locations. Above the tunnels is a display showing passengers when and where their vehicles will depart and, for color, a sprawling wall ad for Las Vegas tourism sporting the city's'What happens in Vegas, only happens here' slogan.


'Holy s**t': Tesla reveals video showing people's reaction to the acceleration of its new roadster

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Many doubted Tesla's claims that its $200,000 Roadster would hit 0-60mph in 1.9 seconds. However, a new video shows that Elon Musk's car firm may be well on the way to reaching its goal. It shows shocked passengers reactions to being blasted forward in the car. Tesla says its all-new Roadster, which starts shipping in 2020, will be the fastest production car ever built. When it was revealed in November last year, Musk said the base model of the Roadster will do 0-60mph (0-96.5km/h) in 1.9 seconds.


Elon Musk goes Back to the Future claiming Tesla's roadster will be able to HOVER

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Elon Musk is well known for his outlandish claims on Twitter - and in the most recent, has promised buyers of Tesla's $200,000 Roadster their car will be able to fly - assuming they buy a'SpaceX addon package.' Musk made the claim by retweeting an image of the famous DeLorean car from Back to the Future, adding'the new Roadster will actually do something like this'. 'The thing is I feel like you're not joking,' replied Marques Brownlee, a hugely popular tech blogger. 'Will use SpaceX cold gas thruster system with ultra high pressure air in a composite over-wrapped pressure vessel in place of the 2 rear seats.' Musk make the claim by retweeting an image of the famous DeLorean car from Back to the Future, adding'The new Roadster will actually do something like this'.


Tesla will develop a new 12-seater electric van for Boring Company airport tunnel

Mashable

A Southern California airport connector project will work with Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground tunnel and a new Tesla vehicle is reportedly part of the plan. The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority approved a connector line between Rancho Cucamonga with the Ontario International Airport last week. The proposal is for a 2.8 mile-long tunnel that would move riders at 127 mph in electric vehicles. A county supervisor said that the new system would work with Musk's electric car company Tesla to develop 12-seater electric vans, as reported in The Mercury News. The projected $60 million project is expected to carry 1,200 people per day to the airport and back.


Toys: Matchbox cars 'will be made with 100% recycled material' by 2030

Daily Mail - Science & tech

All Matchbox die-cast cars, playsets and packaging will be made from 100 per cent recycled and recyclable materials by 2030, toymaker Mattel has announced. Toward this goal, the firm has unveiled its first carbon-neutral die-cast vehicle -- a second generation Tesla Roadster made from 99 per cent recycled materials. The faithful recreation of the all-electric sports car is made from 62.1 per cent recycled zinc, 36.9 per cent recycled plastic and 1 per cent stainless steel. Just like the real thing, the Matchbox Tesla Roadster it will hit the market in 2022. All Matchbox die-cast cars, playsets and packaging will be made from 100 per cent recycled materials by 2030, toymaker Mattel has announced.