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 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

Top 20 Embarrassing Cars: Part 2

Top 20 Embarrassing Cars: Part 2
These days its too easy to find a car that looks good, drives well and makes you feel like you’ve spent your money in the right way. But it hasn’t always been that way. There’s a number of cars out there that are just embarrassing.

Are Hybrids Reliable?

Are Hybrids Reliable?
With essentially two powertrains under the hood and a number of additional electric components, gas-electric hybrids are without a doubt complex vehicles. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re prone to breaking down.