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41Motorcyclist tempts fate riding through Colorado floods, loses

Floods, besides being remarkably destructive natural disasters, are dangerous simply because most people don't realize how treacherous an overabundance of water can be.

31Car Emerges From Sea Foam, Nearly Hits Two Police Officers

Here are 6 tips for how to avoid a similar situation

It wasn't crashing waves, gale-force winds or flooded streets that endangered two police officers patrolling in the aftermath of a cyclone in Australia. It was the driver of a ghost car of sorts that emerged from several feet of foamy froth on a beach and caught the two by surprise.

7Toyota sharply lowers profit forecast in wake of Thai floods

2011 has been a trying year for Toyota, as the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the flooding in Thailand have conspired to slow vehicle production and cut into profits. Toyota lowered its profit forecast after the Japan disaster, and now Automotive News reports that the automaker is once again cutting expected profits by a significant margin.

31Despite Thai floods, Honda tells dealers 2012 CR-V will launch on time

Automotive News reports that the 2012 Honda CR-V will, in fact, launch on schedule. Honda has reportedly told its dealers that the crossover will arrive on time despite initial concerns about the impact of Thai floods on the vehicle's production. Honda had originally cautioned that the vehicle may be delayed by several weeks due to a shortage of components produced in Thailand. That crisis has apparently been avoided.

10Toyota, Honda say Thai floods may impact Prius production, U.S. vehicles

Automotive News reports that Toyota may experience production delays tied to widespread flooding in Thailand. The Japanese automaker relies on certain Thai components, including audio systems, diodes and condensers, that may see production shortages. Honda, too, has issued a statement that the rising waters are delaying production of some vehicles.

36Toyota says U.S. plants may be hurt by Thai floods

Automotive News reports that Toyota may experience production delays tied to widespread flooding in Thailand. The Japanese automaker relies on certain Thai components, including audio systems, diodes and condensers that may see production shortages.

80Why green cars matter: Climate change could cost $8 trillion by 2030

Why does widespread adoption of "green" vehicles matter? Well, according to a report released by consultancy group Mercer, along with the World Bank's International Finance Corporation, climate change will significantly impact the transportation, construction, and manufacturing industries over the course of the next 20 years. In fact, the report states that damages caused by climate change could cost over $8 trillion by 2030. We know that "green" vehicles won't curb climate change by themselves,

116Video: Kids arrested for using SUV to waterski on Tennessee floodwaters

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