China unveils train that travels on ‘virtual tracks’

City public transportation systems usually rely on a mix of trains and buses. But what if the two could be combined? Chinese company CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive recently debuted the design for a trackless train that could ease traffic and emissions in urban centers. The Autonomous Rail Transit (ARC) uses sensors to run along invisible tracks on city streets.

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