Given the massive coverage this event received, other vehicle brands soon entered the fray to dethrone the record set by the Touareg. The Germans retaliated with the Porsche Cayenne S Diesel previous year, which pulled a 285-tonne Airbus A380 for an impressive 73 metres.
Monday was an exciting day for electric vehicles everywhere. The electric automaker teamed up with Qantas for a publicity stunt in which a Tesla Model X P100D pulled a 287,000-pound Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner almost 1,000 feet down the tarmac at the Melbourne Airport in Australia. The Model X P100D managed to pull the giant aircraft nearly 300m. The Tesla Model X P100D features the greatest pulling power of any electric passenger, so was an excellent fit for the job.
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The Australian airline commissioned the video as a publicity stunt to highlight its sustainability efforts - the firm uses electric tugs to two planes at some airports in Australia.
Electric automobile manufacturer Tesla has recently set a new Guinness World Record for the heaviest tow by a production Electric Vehicle (EV). This model has all-wheel drive thanks to a dual-motor setup and makes peak torque off-the-line.
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As confirmed in a royal press release earlier this month, Thomas was supposed to walk his daughter down the aisle . She was married to Mr Markle from 1979-1988, during which time their daughter Meghan was born in 1981.