Can California pull off the epic transition to EVs? Read our coverage here

A man in a black T shirt and sunglasses attaches an electric charging pump to his blue Kia EV6 vehicle.
Los Angeles Times reporter Russ Mitchell tops off at the Walmart Supercenter charging station in Santa Clarita before leaving on a drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco in the electric Kia EV6.
(Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)

California is undergoing an epic transition to electric vehicles and energy storage.

The state has ambitious climate goals, including a pledge to ban the sale of new gasoline- and diesel-powered cars and light trucks by 2035.

But sales are falling, charging stations have proved unreliable and incentives are hard to understand.


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