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Thursday, 06 January 2022 23:20

The Boring Company’s LVCC Loop Ramps to 70 Cars as CES 2022 Kicks Off

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati
Mick Akers posted this photo to Twitter with a caption that said The Boring Company's Las Vegas Convention Center Loop was handling the first day of CES 2022 with ease. Mick Akers posted this photo to Twitter with a caption that said The Boring Company's Las Vegas Convention Center Loop was handling the first day of CES 2022 with ease. Mick Akers/Twitter

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The Boring Company’s (TBC) Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Loop in Sin City recently increased its Tesla fleet to 70 vehicles as part of its efforts to cater to the influx of visitors attending CES 2022

CES 2022 is one of the world’s most influential tech events. This year, it kicked off Jan. 5.

 

The event features prominent exhibitors like General Motors, LG, Panasonic and many more well-known companies. More than 2,200 exhibitors confirmed they would showcase some of their innovations in person at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

 

As a popular tech event, CES 2022 undoubtedly drew many people to the Las Vegas Convention Center, meaning the LVCC Loop would be experiencing a lot of foot traffic.

 

According to Mick Akers from the Review Journal, TBC increased its Tesla fleet to 70 cars, possibly to keep foot traffic between the convention center’s three halls flowing in preparation for the influx of CES 2022 visitors. 

 

In November, public documents revealed the LVCC Loop had not hit some of its transportation targets yet. Documents showed the manually-driven Teslas took nearly four minutes to transport passengers through the underground tunnels instead of the target of two minutes.

 

However, the LVCC Loop has met its capacity goals. For instance, TBC’s Las Vegas tunnel hit its capacity target during a demonstration event in May, when it transported 4,400 conference attendees per hour. 

 

The CES 2022 tech event may be another opportunity for the LVCC Loop to...


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