08/03/2010 02:07 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

SUGAR Volt: Boeing Team Designs Aircraft That Burns 70% Less Fuel

We recently reported on a program led by NASA that was aiming to green the future of air transportation, and now Boeing -- along with their teammates General Electric and Georgia Tech -- are following suit with their just-revealed innovative SUGAR Volt concept which is driven by an electric battery gas turbine hybrid propulsion system that can reduce overall fuel usage by 70%.

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