IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA - from left, Art Anselene, Town Manager of Herndon, Herndon Councilwoman Grace Wolf, driver Wayne Gerdes, co-driver Bob Winger, and VWoA VP Rainer Michel ... more 
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA - from left, Art Anselene, Town Manager of Herndon, Herndon Councilwoman Grace Wolf, driver Wayne Gerdes, co-driver Bob Winger, and VWoA VP Rainer Michel pose for a photo at the headquarters of Volkswagen Group of America on Friday, June 7, 2013 in Herndon, Va. Volkswagen of America is challenging the existing Guinness World Record® achievement for the "lowest fuel consumption-48 U.S. states for a non-hybrid car." Two drivers will pilot a 2013 Passat TDI® Clean Diesel on an 8000-mile, 48 contiguous state drive leaving from and returning to Volkswagen's Herndon, Va. headquarters. (Kevin Wolf/AP Images for Volkswagen of America) less 
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Associated Press
Fri, Jun 7, 2013 2:03 PM EDT