VW and BMW’s Partnership, Mazda’s Confidence, Sparks in Maryland, and more – TFLcar’s Top Daily Automotive Headlines – Jan. 22, 2015 [Preview]

Welcome to your roundup of the top daily automotive headlines from around the world!  Hot off the press, here are your top five for Thursday, January 22, 2015.

Volkswagen, BMW and Chargepoint Announce Initiative to Create EV Express Charging Corridors on the East and West Coasts

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At the 2015 Washington Auto Show, two of the top automakers, Volkswagen of America and BMW of North America, together with ChargePoint, the largest electric vehicle charging network, announced an initiative to create express charging corridors…

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center to Drive Innovation in Connectivity, Mobility, Autonomous Vehicles


Ford today opens the Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto, growing its global research team and accelerating the company’s innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data.

Volvo Overseas Delivery Program Voted Best by Global Traveler Reader Survey


Volvo Overseas Delivery Program, which offers car buyers the unforgettable experience of picking up their Volvo in Sweden while also saving money, has been named the top program of its kind by the readers of Global Traveler Magazine.

Big Gains in Performance Equals More Confidence for Mazda Team and Drivers

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At this weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, Mazda’s two SKYACTIV Prototype cars will have the only diesel power-plants in the season-opening TUDOR United SportsCar Series race.

Chevrolet Spark EV Plugs Into Maryland

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Chevrolet will start selling the Spark EV in Maryland this spring, expanding the pure electric mini-car’s “range” to the East Coast.