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.
Articles
Cars

Watching out when you aren’t: Infiniti’s and Mercedes’ car safety suites square off

Is Mercedes-Benz’s Intelligent Drive the smart choice or is Infiniti’s Safety Shield better equipped to guard you from harm? We compare the features and put them to use on real roadways to find which suite of tech protectors is most…
Product Review

2013 Honda Fit EV review

The 2013 Honda Fit earns a bum rap due to its limited availability and lease-only options, but if you can overlook those pockmarks, what you’re left with is one of the most competent and fun EVs on the market.
Cars

Failed with Fisker but triumphed with Tesla, DoE to revive advanced vehicle loan program

Despite a self-imposed hiatus since 2011 and enduring great political scrutiny from the Republican Party, the DOE is reviving its Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing loan program and has $15 billion to spend. Can they find another…
Cars

Name that tail light! Motor Recall iPhone app has you guessing car models at night

Ford? Ferrari? Yugo? A new app for the iPhone called Motor Recall has self-proclaimed auto buffs testing their knowledge as they guess vehicles make and model solely on photos of front and rear lights.
Cars

Nissan pledges Autonomous Drive tech will be ready by 2020 and not just for rich people

"Nissan Motor Company's willingness to question conventional thinking and to drive progress – is what sets us apart," said CEO Carlos Ghosn. Not only will it be here by 2020, but Nissan is pledging that its Autonomous Drive tech will be…
Cars

Despite its elegant good looks, the Aston Martin DBC concept will remain a dream

The Aston Martin DBC concept may live on a computer but it's so good, it could just as easily roll out of the company's Gaydon, Warwickshire plant.