Tanker fire snags major Columbus, OH interchange

A tanker driver lost control on the ramp from U.S. Route 33 East to I-270 North in a northwest Columbus suburb and crashed, triggering an explosion that temporarily shut down the interchange. WHIO reports the tanker was carrying as much as 8,000 gallons of fuel at the time of the accident. The driver was killed; no other injuries are being reported.


Lamborghini builds 201st Huracan-based race car

Just 24 months after Lamborghini began building its Huracan Super Trofeo and the Huracan GT3 race cars, the automaker has recorded its 201st sale. In comparison, the racing-spec Gallardo Super Trofeo, which proceeded the Huracan, managed just 106 deliveries during its six-year production run.   


Arnold Schwarzenegger gets custom Mercedes G-Class EV

The SUV has been outfitted with an 80-kWh battery, good for just 186 miles of electric range.


Former Tesla engineer pleads guilty to computer intrusion

The worker faces up to a year in jail for allegedly hacking his boss's e-mail account and leaking confidential service records, according to Law360.


Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo to debut in Geneva

The shooting brake will arrive first in Europe before the end of the year, Panamera sales and marketing director Stefan Utsch told Car Magazine.


New Mexico flies suit against Takata

The Land of Enchantment is the latest in a long line of entities to file suit against Takata Corporation for its distribution of faulty air bags. According to the Associated Press, the state is seeking a jury trial and civil penalties.


VW hints at electric GTI

Speculation suggests the GTI nameplate may be used on a production version of the ID hatchback concept.