What to do about this job offer?

I work for a huge company. One of our spin out companies recently advertised for a position, I applied, I was successful. The guys who will be my boss is... a bit of a tyrant. I have worked with him before, we worked well together but we also had our tiffs. he is pushy, demanding, and bossy, and he does it in a... show more I work for a huge company. One of our spin out companies recently advertised for a position, I applied, I was successful.

The guys who will be my boss is... a bit of a tyrant. I have worked with him before, we worked well together but we also had our tiffs. he is pushy, demanding, and bossy, and he does it in a sly way.

Reason I applied? The huge company is in uncertain times. I didn't know if I will be facing retrenchment or not. But presently, my current boss is delaying my transfer because he wants me to stay. Things are a little more certain now. The thing is though, if I stay, I would need to do a 130km round trip to work and back each day! But I get an increase

If I take the transfer with the tyrant, my salary remains, and the office is 7km away.

Advise?
Update: About the travel- Well, I dont know if I'd be able to cope with travelling so much. Presently, I do that distance 2 times a week, lots of coffee helps! I also feel bad about turning down the tyrant, because he offered me this job knowing that I was facing uncertain times. Basically created the position for me
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