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On July 13, after 11 days, 17 hours and 22 minutes of non-stop driving, renowned adventurer and off-road driver Rainer Zietlow and his team set a new world record certified by Tüv Nord Mobility for driving the length of the Pan-American Highway as they crossed the road’s end in Deadhorse, Alaska.
A Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI has succeeded in towing a Boeing 747-200 Jumbo jet weighing more than 170 tons on an auxiliary runway at Dunsfold Aerodrome, just outside London, England. The diesel-powered vehicle is a standard production model fitted with a special towing adaptor and loaded with balla