Electric cars poised to dominate auto industry

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Heard On The Morning Show
Two electric cars charging
Electric cars are parked at a charging station in Sacramento, Calif., on April 13, 2022. California is poised to require 100% of new cars, trucks and SUVs sold in the state to be powered by electricity or hydrogen by 2035, a groundbreaking climate policy likely to reshape the U.S. car market by speeding the transition to electric vehicles. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo)

California’s plan to ban the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035 has implications for the entire country. We talk with the editor-in-chief of CarTalk.com to learn where the industry is heading. Then we speak with an economist about what needs to happen to make electric cars affordable to everyone.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Jamie Page Deaton Guest
  • Tamara Sheldon Guest

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