Why Are So Many Public EV Chargers Broken? | WSJ

Los Angeles County has more public DC fast chargers for EVs than any other city in the U.S. The majority of non-Tesla electric vehicles have a CCS port that works at these charging stations as well. The problem?

WSJ’s Joanna Stern hit up 30 EV charging locations in a Rivian R1T and found that 40% of them were broken. Here’s what’s being done to fix the EV charging mess.

0:00 Testing EV chargers in Los Angeles
1:52 Three main problems with the chargers
4:26 Why so many chargers are broken
6:10 The future of EV charging
7:36 What I learned

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