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Alain Morin

With close to ten years of experience as a full-time journalist, Alain Morin joined the Guide de l'auto team in the summer of 2000.

He started his career in 1997 writing about classic cars and had his articles published in Le Tacot, the Quebec Classic Car Club's magazine, as well as the newspaper La Presse and Guide de l'auto magazine.

Today, Alain offers his expertise for the classic car features on Vox's Guide de l'auto television program. He is also part of the Guide de l'auto writing team and acts as the assistant to the magazine edition's editor in chief. Last but not least, Alain is the editor in chief of

Tests and Features

All articles by Alain Morin
  1. Best buys 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 Best Buys: Intermediate SUVs Under $50,000

    What do the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2014 Ford Explorer and 2014 Honda Pilot have in common? Yes, they’re all 2014 models, but what else? They’re our three winners in the intermediate SUV under $50,000 category! The Jeep Grand Cherokee  takes top honours thanks to its cutting-edge turbodiesel engine, high-quality … Full story

  2. Best buys 2014 Audi Q5 2014 Best Buys: Compact SUVs Over $40,000

    It was written in the stars. As the compact SUV market soared in popularity, luxury automakers realized that this was a bandwagon that could not be missed. That’s how it came to be that Audi stole first place in the compact SUVs over $40,000 category with their 2014 Q5 . Full story

  3. Best buys 2014 Mazda CX-5 2014 Best Buys: Compact SUVs Under $40,000

    If ever there was a fast-growing market, it would definitely be that of compact SUVs under $40,000. Competition is fierce with most manufacturers offering a model in this segment. The category winner is the 2014 Mazda CX-5 . This well-designed vehicle offers above-average road handling, and engines that are both … Full story

  4. First Drives The MINI 5 door's front treatment is the same as the regular 3 door Cooper. 2015 MINI 5 door: Not to be Confused with the next Clubman...

    When we received the invitation from BMW (MINI belongs to BMW, everyone knows that!) for the MINI 5 door, the invitation actually read: “The new MINI 5 door (not to be confused with the next generation Clubman, which is a little farther off) represents…” When an automaker goes this far … Full story

  5. Test Drives Since its introduction in 2008, the Lancer had been virtually unchanged. 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer: Survival

    In 2008, Mitsubishi’s new and improved Lancer exploded onto the compact sedan scene. Beautiful, cocky and sporty, we swooned before its aggressive front grille that made it seem more shark than car. The tail end was fabulous and the passenger compartment, despite its dark grey, very dark grey, charcoal grey … Full story