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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Give gift cars – not cards – this Mother’s Day with these five motorized gifts for Moms

Don't travel down the same, boring road this Mother's Day with some cliche gift. Show Mom how much you really love her with a new set of wheels from our Mother's Day car guide.
Cars

Fuel Monitor app keeps tabs on your tank to keep your green in the bank

Calculating fuel costs just got easier with Fuel Monitor, an iOS app that uses your iPhone and iPad's built-in GPS to track your mileage and fuel efficiency.
Cars

ACC, SH-AWD, and other car tech terms that’ll get you up to speed

Reading about all the latest cars and car tech but haven't a clue what terms like ESC and AWD mean? Our handy glossary of car tech terms and definitions will help fill those pothole-sized gaps in your automotive knowledge.
Cars

Review: MDX+SH-AWD = OMG for Acura’s luxury SUV

Acura’s popular people mover peddles tech while combining comfortable ride and a smart exterior design, but is it enough to make it king of the heap?
Car Review

2013 Acura MDX Review

2013 Acura MDX review.
Car Review

2013 Jeep Compass Review

2013 Jeep Compass review.
Cars

Review: Underpowered Jeep Compass Latitude lacks enthusiasm, attitude

it’s a sprint to greatness as the 2013 Jeep Compass tries to please drivers with a car-like drive quality, improved fuel economy, and fearless off-road character Jeeps are famous for. But does it ultimately runs out of gas before it…
Car Review

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid Review

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid review.
Cars

Review: 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid mixes Honda hybrid mpg with upmarket goodies

Oh how we love firsts: Our first steps, our first car, our first time having… well never mind that. With the 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid, we celebrate two milestones. “ILX” is a brand-new nameplate for Honda’s luxury division and…
Cars

Screw ‘infotainment,’ why can’t I just jam an iPad in my dashboard?

Navigation systems and in-car entertainment have become essential components to the modern car but sometimes the way they operate has us feeling like we're stuck in the stone age. With so many wonderful smart devices sitting comfortably in…
Cars

Review: Gorgeous 3D maps and quattro AWD guide Audi’s A8 to greatness

Prepare to dip into some of your inheritance or sell off that extra Apple stock. The third generation 2013 Audi A8 is here and it's sporting an excellent array of technology inside and under the hood.