TFLcar’s Top Five Daily Automotive Headlines – Jan. 19, 2015 [Preview]

Welcome to your roundup of the top five daily automotive headlines from around the world!  Hot off the press, here are your top five for Monday, January 19, 2015.

Lotus Sales Up 54% World-Wide For the First Nine Months of the Financial Year


Announcing that overall sales are up by 54% in the past nine months provides tangible proof that the forward strategy established by Lotus Cars is working.

Season Starts for Audi at Daytona


The 2015 season opens with an endurance classic in the USA for Audi customer racing. Two Audi R8 LMS will start at the 53rd running of the 24 hours of Daytona. Following the first victory for an Audi at Daytona two years ago, and a second place last season, the two customer teams Flying Lizard Motorsports and Paul Miller Racing will fight for class honors on 24 and 25 January. 

Global Product Reveals Lead to Strong Auto Show Open


News of 55 red-hot product unveilings on Detroit’s world stage continued to draw attention as some 110,509 thrill-seekers descended on opening day of the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

Robby Gordon Wins Final Stage of 2015 Dakar Rally


Robby Gordon saved his best for last in the 37th Dakar Rally, earning his 10th career stage victory in Saturday’s final race in Buenos Aires.

Chevrolet Helps Customers Put the Brakes on Rear Crashes


Tailgating is great before football games, but in traffic, not so much. Rear-end crashes make up more than one in four of collisions reported to police each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – and many are preventable.