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

Cheapest Cars With a Heated Steering Wheel

Cheapest Cars With a Heated Steering Wheel
  This winter just doesn’t seem to want to go away. During these soul-crushingly low temperatures, we’ve become quite fond of cars that are equipped with heated steering wheels, a premium feature that doesn’t need to be reserved for expensive luxury vehicles.

AutoGuide Now for the Week of February 23

AutoGuide Now for the Week of February 23
Ever wonder what life would be like if someone took all your favorite compact crossovers and pointed the shrink ray at them? We had that exact same thought and got our hands on a number of subcompact crossovers this week. Read all about our upcoming tests and reviews on AutoGuide Now.

Top 10 Worst Vehicles for the Environment

Top 10 Worst Vehicles for the Environment
Newton’s third law says that for every action, there is a reaction. You might have seen the list of the 10 greenest cars of 2015 on AutoGuide.com earlier this week. While Newton’s third law doesn’t exactly apply here, you get the idea.

AutoGuide Now For the Week of February 16

AutoGuide Now For the Week of February 16
As usual, we’re testing new cars this week. But unlike most weeks, the roster includes  an ultra luxurious sedan from Bentley. Oh, and there’s also a family friendly crossover and a fuel efficient compact. Read all about it on AutoGuide Now.