Commentary on Seeking Alpha: Not all electric aviation stocks are created equal

Avatar for eVTOLBy eVTOL | March 16, 2021

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eVTOL.com managing editor Brian Garrett-Glaser wrote the following article on Seeking Alpha, a source for financial analysis and commentary, discussing a number of eVTOL developers and related acquisition companies that are listed on public markets.

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Publicly-traded eVTOL stocks could offer investors access to the upside of the eVTOL market, but not all players are transparently presenting their technological progress. Uber Image
  • Electric aircraft companies like Archer (ACIC) and Joby Aviation (RTP) could be very successful in the long term, but not all competitors in this race are equally positioned.
  • Regardless of the recent allegations by Wolfpack Research, EHang (EH) has not demonstrated any technology leadership relevant to electric air taxis and urban air mobility.
  • With the surge of hype in eVTOLs and aerial mobility, investors should be cautious of actors like EHang seeking to capitalize on the market without being well-positioned to capture it.
  • A few strategies are suggested for effective due diligence on electric air taxi companies.

Stocks related to electric vehicles, new battery chemistries and other emerging technologies have gone through the roof in the past year, driven by the FOMO of investors who missed incredible gains on Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) as the company delivered almost 10x returns in less than a year.

That craze, combined with the resurgence in special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) as a vehicle for financing high-growth and pre-revenue companies, has led investors to take interest in the EVs of the sky — a nascent industry known as urban air mobility…

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  1. The only comparison that makes sense today is between Ehang 216 and VoloCity, how do they compare?
    Why is Ehang’s design so much worth than the Volocopter one?

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