Amir Iliaifar

Amir Iliaifar

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Associate Automotive Section Editor for Digital Trends, Amir Iliaifar covers the ever increasing cross-section between tech and automobiles. When he's not out reviewing the latest car and car tech, Amir can be found waking up at ungodly hours of the morning in order to watch his beloved football clubs: Arsenal F.C. and Juventus F.C.. You can find him on Twitter (@digitalamir) and Instagram (digitalamir), or contact him directly at ailiaifar@digitaltrends.com.
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Cars

Tred test drive service delivers new car buying experience straight to your door

Tired of trekking to the dealership in order to buy a new car, kids in tow? Well a new Seattle-based test drive service called Tred is looking to make that ordeal a lot easier.
Car Review

2013 Mercedes GL350 BlueTec Review

2013 Mercedes GL350 BlueTec review.
Cars

Review: Tech and torque make Mercedes’ GL350 BluTec drive like a 3-ton ballerina

Diesel-powered cars aren’t afforded much respect stateside, a fact slowly changing thanks to specimens like Mercedes’s tech and torque-rich GL350 Bluetech.
Cars

Same body, very different guts: Fiat 500 Turbo and Fiat 500e EV square off

It’s an all-Italian battle (sans the copious hair gel, flailing arm gestures, and severed horseheads) as we take a look at both the devilishly fun Fiat 500 and its electro-powered cousin, the 500e.
Cars

Bosch offering wireless charging stations to LEAF and Volt drivers… but it’ll cost ya!

Charging an electric vehicle isn't what we'd call a strenuous activity, but Germany-based Bosch still wants to lighten our loads (and bank accounts) with its new wireless charging system.
Car Review

2013 Infiniti JX35 Review

2013 Infiniti JX35 review.
Cars

Review: You can’t nap behind the wheel yet, but Infiniti’s JX35 gets us closer than ever

I’m not one to get excited over SUVs, regardless of how much “sport,” “utility,” and “vehicle” they claim to have. That also goes for luxury, er … sorry, “luxury” models. And before I jumped into one, my perception of…
Cars

First Drive: Smart’s gasless ‘ED’ can’t get it up (to speed) very quickly

Eco-conscious buyers get amped as yet another electric car has hit the market. Smart, makers of the Fourtwo, have just debuted an electric version of its funky city car and we take it for a spin to see just how well it stacks up.
Cars

No need for the leaf blower just yet, but Leaf sales are growing stateside

With production moved stateside and a healthy drop in price, Nissan - makers of the zippy Leaf EV - announced it has sold a record 25,000 units in the U.S.
Car Review

2013 Range Rover Evoque

2013 Range Rover Evoque.
Cars

Review: The 2013 Evoque offers a modern, fleet-footed take on Land Roving

Now in its second year of production, the 2013 Range Rover Evoque continues to lead the Land Rover brand in a new and exciting direction with its evocative design, luxuriously appointed interior, and robust off-road capabilities.
Cars

Sun-powered BoostSolar charger juices up your phone while riding shotgun

Want a more eco-minded way of charging your phone? Why not harness the power of the sun with Eton's BoostSolar phone and tablet charger?