Sami Haj-Assaad

Sami Haj-Assaad

Features Editor Send a tip Sami has an unquenchable thirst for car knowledge. When he's not asking questions about cars and car tech, you can find him tinkering around with his gadgets. He finds himself right at home in side vehicles with the latest and greatest touch-screens, infotainment systems and complicated high-tech doo-dads. Before writing for AutoGuide.com Sami spent time writing in the Biz-Tech world, writing reviews of cell-phones, tablets, laptops, apps and videogames. Despite his affinity for in-car tech, he’s the proud owner of a back-to-basics Scion FR-S.
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Sami's Recent Reviews

2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Review

2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Review
If you’re one to avoid the mainstream trends, you likely find the BMW 3 Series a bit too commonplace. Fortunately, BMW is offering the new 4 Series Gran Coupe, a four-door, hatchback version of the 4 Series coupe based on a 3 Series sedan.

2015 Toyota Yaris Review

2015 Toyota Yaris Review
The Toyota Yaris is refreshed for 2015, but it still trails the competition in features and technological advancement. Are those downsides enough to take your business elsewhere or is the Yaris still better than its competition?

Sami's Recent News Posts

Are Cars Made In Mexico Reliable?

Are Cars Made In Mexico Reliable?
If you’re concerned about the reliability and quality of your next car, you’re likely analyzing a number of different factors, including where the car was produced. With a large number of cars being made in Mexico, should you expect less than stellar reliability or quality from these vehicles?

Why Are Cars Being Built In Mexico?

Why Are Cars Being Built In Mexico?
  It was recently announced that the next generation Toyota Corolla will be built in Mexico, marking yet another major automaker that will move the production of its high-volume vehicles to south of the border. So why are more cars being built in Mexico?

2017 Ford GT: What You Need To Know

2017 Ford GT: What You Need To Know
The Ford GT stunned everybody when it debuted at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of secrets to still share about this upcoming supercar. We had a chance to hang out at Ford’s development centre in Dearborn, Michigan to learn more about the upcoming halo vehicle.

Why Won’t My Car Start?

Why Won’t My Car Start?
  Without a doubt, every owner dreads the moment when their car won’t start. What should you do? Who should you call? Can you fix it yourself? Here’s a list with ten common reasons why cars don’t start up and what you can do about it.