He and his family lost their house and everything in it.
Every year, it seems a few major hurricanes batter the coast, ruining property, disrupting lives, and immersing a bunch of cars in nasty floodwater. Some of those cars are scrapped through the proper channels, but unscrupulous middlemen sometimes peddle the cars to witting or unwitting sales outlets, often without a trace of the car's soggy history. So it's always a good time to review the basics of how to avoid buying a flood-damaged used car.
National average pump price is up 17.5 cents per gallon so far.
"Our customers have lost a lot of vehicles": Big chains moved their inventory to higher ground.
12,000 pounds of airborne chemicals were released after the storm caused ExxonMobil to shut down its facility in Baytown, TX.
DETROIT — Tropical Storm Harvey is likely to briefly depress already-slowing U.S. auto sales, but will eventually boost demand as damaged cars are replaced, analysts said on Tuesday. The catastrophic flooding in Houston, the fourth-largest U.S. city, could mean 2 percent fewer vehicles will be sold in August than previously expected, according to Edmunds.com. "In subsequent months we'll likely see a slight localized bump in sales as the recovery takes hold and people are ab
Much refining capacity is offline, and pipelines have been throttled back.
These two are clearly glad they found each other.
After a disaster, the National Insurance Crime Bureau works with companies and authorities to identify cars with insurance claims to process them for sale.
Latest developments in the flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
Water had filled the cab of his truck.