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As gas prices soar, a hot electric car market gets even hotter
As gas prices soar, a hot electric car market gets even hotter

As gas prices in Los Angeles County hover around $6 per gallon, some Angelenos are considering trading in their fuel-burning cars for electric ones. If pain at the pump is pushing you closer to sealing the deal, here are some things to keep in mind. Demand is high. Supply is low. It’s a seller’s market. At car dealerships across Southern California, interest in electric vehicles has spiked right along with the price of gas ever since Russia invaded Ukraine at the end of February.  “Last week was the highest amount of phone calls and the highest number of inquiries to our website in the past two years by far,” says Doug Eroh, general manager of Toyota Longo in El Monte. Notice he says “inquiries,” and not sales? That’s because you can’t sell cars you don’

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