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Day 168 / Stage 21 / 13th April 2007

The wheel has turned full circle and the first tour around the world with natural gas has now come to an end: after five months on the road and driving through all five continents, we have finally come back to Germany. Our Volkswagen Caddy EcoFuel was exhibited at the TÜV Rheinland’s stand at the AMI trade fair in Leipzig. With the record-setting part of the tour over, we are undertaking our European tour with the same caddy, to continue to highlight the growing use of CNG vehicles and availability of alternative fuel. In retrospect, we can say that the Caddy EcoFuel turned out to be exactly the right car for such a project. In all of the countries that we visited during our tour, we were given a hearty welcome and also found sufficient CNG. Our sponsors arranged for a great media response world-wide. At this point, I would like to thank my team members Florian, Franz and Falk for their excellent job and our sponsors for their support. It would not have been possible to master the EcoFuel Challenge without your help and commitment …