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    Video: Scenic Mexican coastal highway collapses
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    If you're looking for proof that this is Mother Nature's world and she merely allows us to live on it for a while, have a look at these videos coming out of Mexico. After a series of seven small earthquakes and heavy rains, a scenic coastal road has collapsed into a vaguely road-shaped pile of ...

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    Report: Why Hurricane Sandy fallout will hit luxury carmakers particularly hard
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    When we say the worst of Hurricane Sandy has passed, we're only talking about the weather phenomena; the depth of the storm's other impacts will take time to measure. Many of the estimated 4,751 car dealers in the states affected by Sandy spent the run-up to the storm moving their inventory to ...

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    Report: Ferrari, Lamborghini among car plants shut down following Italian earthquake
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    An earthquake has rocked northern Italy once again, this time centered approximately 40 kilometers north of Bologna. Early reports indicate at least ten people have been killed in the shock and ensuing aftermath. Reports from Italy also indicate that several automotive assembly plants and ...

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    Report: Suzuki's emergency quake action plan? Moving
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    Japanese automakers are continuing to evaluate their strategies for coping with natural disasters after this year's earthquake and tsunami, and for Suzuki, that apparently means packing up shop and moving to higher ground. According to Automotive News, the manufacturer is investing around $494 ...

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    Cayman Sand: Nor'Ida claims its latest victim
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    It's bad enough when natural disasters lay waste to homes and coastline, but we're not sure we can bear the sight of this sort of car-carnage. Like this image, for example, of a Porsche Cayman buried in the sand. But we guess this was bound to happen to a car that shares its name with a Caribbean ...

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    VIDEO: Seattle earthquake viaduct simulation released; timing politically motivated?
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    Alaskan Way Viaduct earthquake simulation -- Click above to watch video
    The Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV) is an elevated roadway running along the Elliot Bay Waterway in Seattle. An earthquake in 2001 damaged the viaduct, and the structural degradation has only gotten worse over the years. To ...

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    Land Rover's ad agency has sick sense of marketing
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/business_finance/Land_Rover_shoots_commercials_in_disaster_areas_to_sell_SUVs'; We recently discovered this article from Brandweek/Adweek about a new marketing campaign for Land Rover that leaves a bad taste in our mouth. Ad agency Young & Rubicam Brands took ...

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