The New Honda Civic Type R Is Running Around Ohio! 

Like everyone else who wants to see Honda give a damn about performance again, I'm pretty excited about the new Civic Type R, and I'm eager to see if it will come to America. Technically it already has; this photo was taken in Marysville, Ohio yesterday, home of one of their manufacturing plants. » 1/21/15 9:49am 1/21/15 9:49am

Why Tesla's Dealership Battle Is Getting Easier In Ohio And New Jersey

Tesla's relationship in Ohio and New Jersey, among other states, has been a little rocky thanks to its unconventional sales model. While Ohio is still pushing for a direct sales ban, a new bill in New Jersey could let Tesla back in. » 3/26/14 5:30pm 3/26/14 5:30pm

Ohio Senator Behind New Anti-Tesla Bill Gets Paid Real Good By Dealers

Barely two months after Tesla Motors scored a legislative win against car dealers in the Ohio, a new bill comes to the Ohio State Senate that will ban Tesla's direct sales model for good. And guess who's behind it? The same guy who was behind the last one, state Sen. Tom Patton. Here's why he's so against direct sales. » 2/14/14 9:00am 2/14/14 9:00am

Drunk Driver Who Confessed To Killing a Man in YouTube Video Indicted

This morning, an Ohio grand jury indicted Matthew Cordle—the drunk driver who released a YouTube video last week confessing that he'd killed 61-year-old Vincent Canzani—on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide. » 9/09/13 4:47pm 9/09/13 4:47pm

Drunk Driver Confesses To Killing a Man in YouTube Video

Vincent Canzani was a 61-year-old Navy submarine veteran living in Ohio. Divorced with two daughters, he was an amateur photographer and a cigar connoisseur who'd just recently started working part-time at his favorite tobacco shop, the Tinder Box, in Columbus. Around three in the morning on Saturday, June 22,… » 9/06/13 1:43pm 9/06/13 1:43pm

For Sale: A $2,500 Video Gaming Chamber That Could Probably Kill You

Craigslist ain't simply your one-stop source for $27 flea-infested futons, or where you celebrate a third DUI by buying a moped. No, you can find some truly bizarre shit, like this rolling deathtrap in which you may play an Xbox 360 with your knees tucked to your chest. » 5/29/13 7:24pm 5/29/13 7:24pm

Man Gets Nailed For Drunken Driving Twice At The Same Time Thanks To…

In my day job as a police reporter, I once met a man who was complaining to the state that his criminal record showed three DWI arrests in the same day. Obviously it was an error, he told me, and after investigating a little bit I found he was correct. No one could get more than one drunken driving arrests in the same… » 11/11/12 10:50am 11/11/12 10:50am

This School Bus-Dodging Asshat Was Busted By A Driver With A Camera…

School buses are festooned with flashing lights and stop signs and other devices for a reason — to make sure children don't get run over while the bus is stopped. » 9/14/12 10:00am 9/14/12 10:00am

Despite Appearances, This Biker Chick Did Not End Up In Joe Biden's Lap

Vice President Joe Biden didn't really get fresh with a black leather-clad biker chick while he was trolling for votes at an Ohio campaign event this weekend; he just sat kind of close to her. » 9/10/12 5:30pm 9/10/12 5:30pm

First Turbocharged Subaru BRZ Boosted To 278 Horsepower

Toledo, Ohio's Accelerated Performance created a stir last month with the first turbocharged BRZ. When they popped up on the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club forum last month, John Visconti had squeezed 54.5 extra horsepower out of the Subaru BRZ's stock 2-liter engine. » 8/08/12 12:30pm 8/08/12 12:30pm

The First Turbocharged Subaru BRZ Adds 54.5 Horsepower

It was bound to happen sooner or later, and the winner of the I-don't-care-about-the-warranty-and-want-more-power-now contest comes to us from Toledo, Ohio. Accelerated Performance, an import tuning shop there, outfitted a brand new Subaru BRZ with a custom turbo. » 7/20/12 9:30am 7/20/12 9:30am

No One Knows How Much Chemical Spilled In This Scary Ohio Train…

A freight train carrying flammable chemicals derailed near Columbus, Ohio early this morning, causing several of its cars to explode. Authorities evacuated nearly 100 homes in the area as fire crews battled the blaze. » 7/11/12 1:30pm 7/11/12 1:30pm

Ohio Woman Sues For $500 Billion After Her Car Is Towed

While some might consider towing, impounding and disposing of a 2002 Saturn to be an act of automotive mercy, one Ohio woman believes the damages and losses incurred when it happened to her are worth a whopping $500 Billion. » 6/09/12 12:30pm 6/09/12 12:30pm

Identify This Car And Help Police Catch A Killer

Law enforcement agencies from across the U.S. have reached out to Jalopnik for help with car identifications since your input was "critical" to solving a hit-and-run last month. » 5/09/12 3:30pm 5/09/12 3:30pm

What Happens When You Don't Use A Parking Brake

If you're rich enough, you don't have to worry about anything. You can buy an expensive car and little winged fairies will hold it upon hillsides for you with a golden net while you're at the club. » 5/03/12 4:30pm 5/03/12 4:30pm

Watch Black Ice Send Cars Crashing

A stretch of road in Columbus, OH coated with a liberal helping of cruel black ice is proving very effective at slinging trucks and SUVs wildly out of control. Watch as a local news team sat in one spot by the side of the road to record a slew of accidents. » 3/06/12 2:30pm 3/06/12 2:30pm

Firefighters Save Classic Cars From Blaze

A fire at a box and supply store in Ohio last night quickly spread to a car collision repair shop next door that also stores vintage automobiles. Firefighters and workers at the garage rushed to save the cars from the intense fire. » 2/15/12 10:30am 2/15/12 10:30am

It's a school bus! It's a salt truck! No, it's both!

Demands to reduce the municipal budget in Findlay, Ohio have led officials to consider consolidating the city's aging vehicle fleet. Proposals apparently include this — a consolidated school bus and salt spreader, you know, to help ease traffic concerns on harsh winter mornings. » 11/18/11 1:30pm 11/18/11 1:30pm