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David and his household have owned numerous EVs since 2011 including a Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt (1st and 2nd gen), and BMW i3 Rex.
David Murray is a tech enthusiast who is known more by his YouTube name, The 8-Bit Guy.
Currently he has the following cars, which he rents out on Turo: Toyota Prius Prime, Tesla Model 3, Chevrolet Bolt EV and a Fiat 500e.
Articles by David Murray
Op-Ed: 600-Mile Chevy Bolt EUV Trip, Charging Disasters/Solutions
How is the non-Tesla charging infrastructure? Should you consider the new Chevrolet Bolt EUV?
15 July 2021
OP-ED: Here's What I Think Of My 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
The Bolt EUV could be more than a compliance car for GM, as long as it actually works to produce and sell it.
08 July 2021
Op-Ed: With Toyota's Recent Announcement, How Will Reality Play Out?
Perhaps Toyota's massive edge with hybrids means that PHEVs will lead the way, at least initially.
13 June 2019
What's Better: A Fully Electric Car Or A Plug-In Hybrid EV?
With increasing success of battery-electric cars, how do plug-in hybrid EVs fit in? Will they prevail? Are they a necessary stepping stone? Why not pure EVs now?
07 February 2019
Toyota Prius Prime Exhaustive Review: The Good, The Bad, The Verdict
The Toyota Prius Prime is a top-selling plug-in electric vehicle. It's loaded, reasonably priced, and efficient. But, is it really a car you should buy?
04 January 2019
This Contributor Rents Out A Whole Fleet Of EVs On Turo
What is it like to rent out electric cars on Turo? This guy has tons of experience renting out multiple vehicles. Learn more about the ins and the outs.
03 December 2018
A Firsthand Account About Renting Out An EV On Turo
You might be quite surprised by all of the ins and outs of renting out an EV on Turo. It's nothing like renting out an ICE car, and here's why ...
06 January 2018
Used Nissan Leaf Buying Guide
Are you in the market for a used Nissan LEAF all-electric vehicle? If so, this primer is not to be missed
17 March 2015
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Plug-In Vehicle Cross Section: Acceleration To 30 MPH and 60 MPH In EV Mode
A vehicles 0-60 mph time is an oft-stated statistic, but how about the 0-60 time for a plug-in vehicle in EV mode, better yet, how about the 0-30mph number?
17 January 2015
How To Do A PHEV Conversion Right
David Stands Beside The Most "Conversion" Model - The Toyota Prius Years ago, before the Leaf and Volt were available, I was involved in several conversion of hybrids into PHEV. I even made this video about it back in 2010 (yep that's me in the video). Most of the information here is obsolete now, but you can get a better idea of what I'm going to be talking about. ...
20 February 2014
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