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Renowned adventurer Rainer Zietlow will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the legendary Pan-American Highway by embarking on a two-week drive from Argentina to Alaska on the world's longest road. Crossing through portions of 14 countries and covering a distance of nearly 16,000 miles, Reiner, along with two co-pilots (Carlos Fernandez and Marius Biela), will put a modified 2011 Volkswagen Touareg TDI to the test.

Despite some recent problems with the natural gas supply from Russia, Germans have an ever-increasing number of CNG options. Rainer Zietlow, a German citizen who just might be the world's biggest CNG fan, started a nationwide tour of Germany's 800 compressed natural gas (CNG) service stations on the 7th of January. He'll be at the wheel of a VW Passat TSI EcoFuel with a direct injection bi-fuel turbo engine and expects to complete the tour in 80 days, just before the AMI 2009 (Auto Mobile Inter

Click on the image for a gallery of really sweet high-res images of the EcoFuel World Tour.