Instead of granting the world's top car salesman title to Ali Reda, Guinness World Records is retiring the category and letting Joe Girard be "historic record holder."
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This zero emission boat is powered completely by solar energy. PlanetSolar's MS Tûranor has a little over 5,500 square feet of solar panels. The boat broke many Guinness World Records including fastest crossing of the Atlantic by solar power, and longest journey by a solar-powered boat to name a few. Learn more at planetsolar.ch Transcript: Largest solar-powered boat ever built. MS Tûranor is a zero emission boat powered completely by solar energy. PlanetSolar created this mass
The Cayenne pulls an Airbus A380.
The 2017 Kia Niro officially received a Guinness World Record® title for the lowest fuel consumption driving across the USA from coast to coast (hybrid car).
The 2017 Kia Niro earned an admittedly specific record with the help of hypermiler Wayne Gerdes.
Hennessey Performance Engineering is going to smash its own world record on Monday, teasing a run that goes past 270.49 miles per hour.
Asha Rani just pulled a double-decker London bus using her hair. There were 32 people on board. And yes, it's a Guinness World Record.
The 2017 Victory Octane set a new, though irrelevant, Guinness World Record for the longest motorcycle burnout during a stunt at Orlando Speed World in Florida.
The Cedar Rocket is now officially the world's fastest motorized log. Yes, it's a tree. And it does burnouts.
This Indian tuk-tuk pilot shows masterful balance in putting his little vehicle onto two wheels and riding that way for huge distances. He even holds the Guinness World Record for the stunt.
Jaguar used its F-Pace crossover to set a Guinness World Record for looping. Because, why not?
Volkswagen and Wayne Gerdes have raised the bar for fuel economy by touring all 48 of the contiguous United States in a Golf TDI on just over 100 gallons of diesel.
218 Hyundai owners gather in Las Vegas to raise $4,000 to fight drunk driving as part of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, setting a Guinness-certified world record in the process.
451 Ram owners drove to Arlington, TX, to set a new world record for the longest parade of pickup trucks, coinciding with the Academy of Country Music Awards at the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
Ever wonder how fast a tractor could go? Well, this video will show that it's they can move a lot faster than you'd ever think.
We have entered a drifting arms race. Last year, BMW smashed the Guinness World Record for the longest drift by hanging the tail out for 51.3 miles around a wet skid pad in an M5 at the BMW Performance Driving School in South Carolina. That beat the previous milestone of nearly seven miles. Now, Bimmer's record is up in smoke as well and is in the possession of a Toyota.
Honda has been working on its high-performance Mean Mower for a while now. In a recent attempt to take the top speed title, it didn't make its 130-miles-per-hour top speed target, but it still managed to set a new Guinness World Record has the world's fastest lawnmower at 116.57 mph. While the video certifying the run was uploaded to YouTube on April 1, this is no prank. The Guinness run was made on March 8 at the Idiafa Proving Ground in Tarragona, Spain.
Does the name Guerlain Chicherit ring any bells? It definitely should if you're into competitive skiing, as he was crowned world champion in off-trail freeriding four times. But he's also a rally driver, winning the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup in 2009 and even a stage of the Dakar Rally the following year. What really set him apart, though, was when he back-flipped a Mini Countryman rally car to set a world record last year. And now he's after another.
Volkswagen Group is taking its role as the official vehicle partner of the 2014 Winter Olympic in Sochi, Russia, very seriously. It is supplying over 3,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and commercial vehicles to the games, but the Polar Expedition Amarok, which it built a year ago to promote the event in Russia's most remote regions, is definitely the most exciting of them.