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iCandy: It’s Electric

A robotic newspaper-storage locker, an electronic fork, and shoes that track your dance moves

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iCandy: It’s Electric
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On 20 December, when this train made its first trip along a brand new, 20.2-kilometer section of the Chongqing rail line, which links Shapingba and Daxuecheng, it became the first in China to conserve energy with regenerative braking. Light-rail trains on this line are also the first Chinese metro trains to tip the scales at less than 35 metric tons.

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