For the first time, passengers boarded the UAE's first high-speed electric sky pod in Sharjah.
The four-seater UCar travels the 400-meter test track at the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park in under a minute, according to a report in The National.
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uSky Transport and Unitsky String Technologies of Belarus, the project's developers, want to move development to a larger test track by November before building a permanent commercial line.
Longer lines, using super-strong string rail technology, will be capable of transferring cargo and passengers between crucial places across cities at speeds of up to 500 kilometers per hour.