California is set to move closer to banning the sale of new cars running only on gasoline by 2035, a major step in the car-loving state’s fight against climate change. The expected embrace of the policy by the state’s Air Resources Board during a meeting scheduled for Thursday comes after Gov. © Godofredo A. Vásquez/AP Electric vehicles charge at a shopping center in Emeryville, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Many electric vehicles have a long waiting list for buyers. Replacing gas guzzlers with electric cars may also alleviate smoggy skies over Los Angeles and other urban centers, state leaders hope.