CA could pay you thousands to go electric after new gas car ban

A car is plugged in at an electric vehicle charging station at USC. “There will definitely be a big growth in … the more attainable, affordable EVs [space]. … General Motors and Hyundai and Kia and Ford and others are absolutely going to be moving into that high [$20,000], mid-to-high $30,000 price range over the next year or two,” says Alan Ohnsman, senior editor at Forbes. Photo by Amy Ta/KCRW

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