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Al Root


Mountain View, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Al:

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Made a Surprise Appearance at a Volkswagen Event. What to Know.

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess asked Musk to talk to 200 of the German auto maker's top executives. → Read More

Plug Power's Hydrogen Symposium: Five Key Takeaways

Hydrogen-technology provider Plug Power's symposium isn't over, but the company's goals are already out. → Read More

Tesla Faces Regulatory Tension Over Self-Driving Builds. The Market Doesn’t Care.

U.S. automotive-safety regulators want some answers from Tesla over its software and recall practices. → Read More

Plug Power Surges After CEO Hints at New Partnerships

Plug Power CEO Andy Marsh appeared on CNBC's Mad Money on Monday. That has investors energized. → Read More

GM Stock Rises as Battery Partner LG Chem to Pay for Chevy Bolt EV Recall

LG Chem has agreed to cover the cost of the faulty units. → Read More

EV Trucking Firm Hyliion Plunges on Downgrade

UBS analyst Steven Fisher lowered his rating to Sell from Hold, and dropped his target price to $5 from $14. → Read More

Tesla's Annual Meeting Is Thursday. Here's What to Expect.

Tesla hosts a meeting for investors virtually from its new facility in Austin, Texas Thursday. → Read More

NASA and Elon Musk's SpaceX Want to Save the Earth From Asteroids

It might sound like science fiction, but NASA is developing technology to keep the Earth safe from asteroid impacts. → Read More

Elon Musk’s Battle With the Government Is Slowly Escalating. Tesla Investors Should Watch Out.

The Tesla CEO suggested the Biden administration was biased against his company on Tuesday. → Read More

Tesla Stock Is on the Move. 3 Catalysts to Drive It Higher.

The next month could determine whether the EV maker's stock can keep spring back to life. → Read More

Evergrande's Credit Contagion Risk Is Contained for Today, These Charts Show

Investors should get a chance to catch their breath and assess what comes next following Monday's market rout. → Read More

China Evergrande Is a Big Problem for the Market. These Charts Show Just How Big.

Watch credit-default swaps of HSBC to see how the market views the risks of contagion. → Read More

Federal EV Incentives To Give Tesla, General Motors a Boost. America Is Catching Up.

The electric vehicle industry looks to be a winner in the $3.5 trillion Build Back Better Act. → Read More

More Lithium Is Needed To Enable EV Revolution

Lithium miner Albemarle hosted an investor day Friday. It has big plans to grow its lithium business. → Read More

Affirm Stock Is Jumping Because Consumers Are in Great Financial Shape

The average target for the pay-as-you-go lender's stock price among Wall Street analysts rose by more than 12%. → Read More

Tesla Stock Is Rising for an Odd Reason

It's a down day for the market, but Tesla stock continues its recent run. Figuring out exactly why isn't easy. → Read More

What Is Boeing's MAX 10 and Why Is (or Isn't) Ryanair Backing Away From It?

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary makes some concerning comments about Boeing's 737 MAX 10. → Read More

Rivian’s Truck Is Great. GM and Ford Better Hurry Up.

Reviews for Rivian's new all-electric trice, the RT1, are coming in. They are great. → Read More

The Chip Shortage Hit Nio and XPeng Deliveries. That’s Not Great News For Tesla.

Chinese EV makers NIO and XPeng reported weak deliveries for September. The stocks are falling. → Read More

XPeng's Earnings Show Chinese EV Companies Are Maturing

The electric-car company reported better-than-expected results on Thursday. Now Wall Street is weighing in. → Read More