World · July 7, 2022

Podcast: That classic VW bug could be an electric vehicle

Classic cars are a staple of Californian culture, but they have a dirty secret: they are gasoline consumers. And with gas prices so high, collectors are starting to convert them to electric.

In this episode, Los Angeles business reporter Ronald D. White talks about the creative ways Californians are getting their hands on electric cars.
Read the full transcript here.

hosting: Gustavo Arellano

Guest: Los Angeles Times reporter Ronald D White

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