Musk announced the new China unit for The Boring Company in a tweet on Saturday, replying to one user that he'll be at the World AI Conference in Shanghai from Aug. 29 to 31. He didn't give additional details on the China expansion.
The Boring Company started in 2016 when. His solution is to build underground hyperloops where automated vehicles can travel at high speeds to reach their destination. The first test tunnel was built under Musk's SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, in 2018.
The Boring Company has also signed a contract to build a transit system in, and Musk has said the company is looking into building a tunnel from . Both of those projects, however, have been stalled.
In May, The Boring Company snagged ato build a tunnel network in Las Vegas to transport people to the city's convention center.
The Boring Company didn't immediately reply to a request for comment.