Electric Vehicles

Investing in Gallium Nitride and Silicon Carbide

Write about technology for a while and you’ll be tempted to think you’ve heard about all the latest and greatest stuff. Prepare to be humbled. There’s just so much going on these days it’s impossible to keep up with it all. Not all technologies that sound great will be commercially successful and not all are worth […]

Investing in Public Electric Vehicle Charging Networks

The world’s largest public electric vehicle charging network today is made possible by a company called ChargePoint that’s taken in a whopping $532 million from investors like Chevron, BMW, Toyota, Siemens, Daimler, and American Electric Power, to build a network of more than 60,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers. Gas-powered cars need gas stations, and electric vehicles need charging stations. […]

Electric Ferries Are Sailing Under the Radar

A fair number of us feel tension while flying because society makes sure that we’re all immediately notified whenever a plane falls out of the sky. The worst airline accident ever recorded took place back in 1977 when two planes collided on a Tenerife runway after the pilot confidently said “oh yeah…” when his flight engineer asked him – […]

When Will Supersonic Air Travel Return?

“I feel the need: The need for speed.” If you recognize this quote, then you were likely weaned on a steady diet of 1980s Tom Cruise blockbusters. Or maybe you’re just a big fan of Scientology. Either way, you might be interested – or maybe traumatized – to learn that a sequel to Top Gun […]

8 Electric Airplane Startups Trying to Get Off the Ground

You might think that electric cars didn’t really exist until Tesla hit the scene with its sporty Roadster around 2008. The reality is that the first electric vehicle was invented way, way back in the 1830s when a Scottish inventor came up with an electric carriage powered by non-rechargeable primary cells. Of course, it took […]

Why Did Electra Meccanica and Arcimoto Stocks Soar?

One of the problems that we face when talking about “green technology” and the environment is that it’s nearly impossible not to step on a political landmine these days. Because United States politics have become so divisive now, even caring for Mother Nature has been commandeered into a political talking point. Some publications that cover green […]

How Will Electric Cars Impact the Oil Industry?

It’s tough to constantly research disruptive technologies and not invest in some of the great stories we come across. Some themes such as gene editing seem like no-brainers to invest in, but then some company pulls a Bind Therapeutics and suddenly your investment evaporates before your eyes. That’s why the majority of our personal investment […]

The World’s Largest Electric Vehicle Charging Network

When it comes to choosing which particular stocks to invest in, the majority of first-time retail investors will approach the matter using common sense and intuition. Or so they think. It’s a problem that people in finance often refer to as “domestic bias.” That is to say, invest in what you are familiar with. For example: Marijuana […]

Chinese Electric Scooter Startup NIU Files IPO

Another week, another announcement that a Chinese tech company will go public on a U.S. stock exchange. This time around, it’s Chinese electric scooter startup NIU, which looks to raise up to $150 million when it premieres on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol NIU. We briefly crossed paths with NIU last year for our […]

When Will We Have Electric Cars with Solar Panels?

Electric vehicles have been in the news quite a bit lately – and we’re not just talking about a certain CEO who may soon be a fugitive from justice, tweeting out manifestos from an undisclosed location, about driving cherry red roadsters on Mars. You may have noticed that Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer NIO (NIO) finally […]