To mark the launch of its new Amarok pickup in the U.K., Volkswagen demonstrates the power of its new light truck by using it to pull down the 220-ft. (67-m), 154-ton (140-t) steel chimney of a disused brewery at a site demolition project in Reading, Berkshire. The chimney, standing at nearly the same height as Westminster Abbey, normally would have been demolished using a 44-ton (40-t) excavator. But after months of planning by structural engineers and demolition experts EDS Group, the ...

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