Where to Charge Your Electric Car in Youngstown, Ohio

October 10th, 2023 by
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If you are considering an electric vehicle, then you will also need to determine where the charging stations are located in your city. Fortunately, if you live in the Youngstown, Ohio, area, you’ll find several charging stations convenient to your route. Charging Stations in the Youngstown Area The Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio, area is currently home to…

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What is the Difference Between Electric and Standard Engines?

August 17th, 2023 by
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Are you undecided about whether to stick to gas-powered vehicles or go electric? If you are, you’re likely wondering what the differences are between a standard engine and an electric. Is one better than the other? And what can you expect? We’re here to answer your burning questions. So read on to get answers to…

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How is the Maintenance Different on an Electric Car vs a Standard Car?

August 11th, 2023 by
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Electric cars and standard cars have some stark differences, and maintenance is no exception. There are a few different reasons for this contrast. Keep reading to get the answers to some of your burning questions about cost, parts, longevity, and more. What Maintenance Is More Expensive? The first thing to consider when you’re comparing electric…

How Does an Electric Car Motor Work?

July 10th, 2023 by
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Electric vehicles (EVs) are gaining traction in the automotive market. This is in part due to their being a more environmentally friendly and sustainable alternative to traditional gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles. If you’re interested in an EV, it’s important that you understand how an electric engine works and how this compares to the internal combustion…

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Electric Vehicle Glossary: Every Term You Should Know Before Buying

April 10th, 2023 by
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The world seems to be transitioning from fossil fuel-powered vehicles to electric ones. This current automotive revolution makes it important for car buyers to familiarize themselves with all relevant and related terms before buying a new electric vehicle. Our team at Cochran Chevrolet in Youngstown, OH, has gathered some terms related to electric vehicles that…

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Do electric cars have belts and hoses?

February 15th, 2023 by
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Electric vehicles (EVs), including electric utility vehicles (EUVs), don’t have the same belts and hoses that you’d find in a conventional car. For one thing, they don’t have internal combustion engines, which removes many of the components and fluids that you’d find in a traditional Chevrolet. On the other hand, there are still some hoses…

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Do electric cars lose range in cold weather?

February 8th, 2023 by
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Our team members here at Cochran Chevrolet are no strangers to Boardman’s cold winter months, and we’re sure you’re quite familiar with them as well. If you’re thinking about buying a vehicle, you may consider how cold weather can affect its performance. This detail may be especially important for shoppers who are interested in buying…

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What Electric Cars Have the Longest Range? GM Electric Range Guide

February 1st, 2023 by
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Believe it or not, some of the very first commercially viable electric vehicles (EVs) were sold more than a century ago. But they didn’t find much of a market back then because they didn’t work for very long before they needed to be recharged. One, in particular, was called the Electrobat, and although it was…

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Chevy Blazer EV vs Chevy Equinox EV: Which Should You Choose?

January 23rd, 2023 by
2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV 1LT Front Facing View

Chevy has several electric vehicle (EV) options hitting the showroom for the 2024 model year if you’re ready to go electric, including the Blazer EV and Equinox EV. Each midsize SUV offers a comfortable ride, agile handling, and high-end tech features. What are the differences between these two SUVs, and which one best suits your…

2024 Chevy Equinox EV Interior, Range, Exterior & More

January 9th, 2023 by
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Automakers are starting to release more and more electrified versions of their current vehicles or all-new vehicles with electric power, giving you more choice than ever before. Chevrolet has introduced the first-ever all-electric Equinox, an electric vehicle (EV) set to be available in the fall of 2023. This small crossover SUV is capable, confident, and…

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