Solar stocks fall on semiconductor storage and rising metal prices

Everyone gets caught in the rain without an umbrella sometimes. After a shining year of growth in 2020, solar stocks have fallen from their highs with the Invesco Solar ETF ($TAN), an index fund that tracks the solar industry, down nearly 16% in the last month. The semiconductor shortage claims another casualty With help from…

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Flying electric vehicle stocks are here

We’ve successfully cloned sheep, CRISPR can be used to edit genes, but nothing feels quite as futuristic as flying taxis. Over the past few months, several flying electric vehicle companies/electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing vehicle (eVTOL – aka electric helicopters) companies have been going public – mostly through SPACs. Funding the takeoff – flying electric vehicles Electric, flying…

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Volkswagen continues to take market share from Tesla

In what may be the worst April Fools joke of 2021 – Volkswagen rebranded (jokingly) its name to “Voltswagen”. An indication of how serious they are in going electric – and taking down Tesla. For any other company, the PR scheme would have been genius. Unfortunately for Volkswagen, this only reminded people about its 2015…

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QuantumScape makes a breakthrough in its battery tech — as race to create a solid-state battery heats up

Backed by heavyweights like Bill Gates and Volkswagen, QuantumScape is looking to solve the electric vehicle industry’s billion-dollar problem — slow charging and short-ranged batteries. On Feb. 17, QuantumScape announced a technological breakthrough of their battery tech in their quarterly earnings report — sending shares up over 13%. Electric vehicle demand is about to explode……

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