The 2021 Ford Bronco gets an official debut date – TechCrunch

[ad_1] More than three years ago, Ford announced it was bringing back the Bronco after years of customer requests and speculation. The mid-size SUV that ended its 30-year production run in 1996 was supposed to debut in March. Then COVID-19 happened and well everything got cancelled, including numerous vehicle reveals. The reborn Ford Bronco will…

Volkswagen launches home EV charging system sales ahead of ID.3 vehicle deliveries – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Volkswagen has started to sell a home-charging device as the automaker prepares to bring its new ID family of electric vehicles to market. The ID.3 is the first electric vehicle under the ID label and will only be sold in Europe. Customers who made reservations for the launch edition, known as ID.3 1st, will…

Ford to offer COVID-19 testing for symptomatic workers as part of reopening plan – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Ford said Saturday it will test hourly and salaried employees with suspected COVID-19 symptoms in four metro areas where it has major operations as it prepares to reopen facilities this month. The automaker is expected to resume production and some operations at its North America facilities May 18. Aside from factory workers, Ford is…

Tesla turns Q1 profit on cost reductions, rising car margins, credits – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Tesla reported Wednesday that it earned $16 million and generated $5.985 billion in revenue in the first quarter, results buoyed by improved automotive margins and reductions in operating expenses. Tesla’s first quarter earnings were lower than the previous period as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted operations and dampened sales. But the company still managed to…