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10 great green moments in planes, trains and automobiles

By: Shea Gunther on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:21 p.m.
Boeing dreamliner

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The Boeing Dreamliner

Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner was one of the first large jets to be designed with an overarching concern for fuel efficiency. The Dreamliner was built using super-lightweight carbon fiber and is powered by more efficient engines, realizing a fuel savings of almost 30 percent.