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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. Test Drives The 2015 Nissan Altima in front of a souvenir shop near Gallup, New Mexico. A classic tourist trap! 2015 Nissan Altima: Through The Heart Of America

    The Nissan Altima, which is not particularly well-known and not always well-loved, is offering nothing new for 2015. Or almost nothing. With new models and new features capturing all the headlines, it’s easy to overlook this mid-size sedan. But Nissan Canada isn’t asleep at the wheel on this one. In … Full story

  2. Test Drives Advertised at $9,998, the Nissan Micra caused quite a stir at its launch. 2015 Nissan Micra: Small Car for a Small Price?

    There’s a new kid on the block: the Nissan Micra, considered by its manufacturer as a sub-compact and by me as a city car. Its size places it between a Chevrolet Spark and a Honda Fit, with its engine being more powerful than the former and less powerful than the … Full story

  3. Best buys 2014 Honda Odyssey 2014 Best Buys: Minivans

    Loathed by some, loved by others, minivans simply aren’t as popular as they once were. And yet, what could be more versatile than a minivan? Fortunately, some manufacturers continue to make them. And good ones, too. Like the 2014 Honda Odyssey , whose ride is almost sporty. It offers an … Full story

  4. Best buys 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2014 Best Buys: Full-size SUVs

    Full-size SUVs may be criticized for their gargantuan dimensions and fuel consumption, but there are still a lot of buyers who remain loyal to these road beasts. If you’re a construction contractor or family that wants to tow a camper and travel in comfort, full-size SUVs are a great choice.  … Full story

  5. Best buys 2014 Porsche Cayenne 2014 Best Buys: Intermediate SUVs Over $50,000

    Some models are born to shine! It all starts with a great platform. Once a platform has proven itself, automakers will use and reuse it to ensure the success of their other models. That’s exactly what happened with the 2014 Porsche Cayenne / … Full story