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Frédéric Mercier

As a life-long car buff, Frédéric Mercier got his start in automobile journalism at the age of 19 with a gig revising technical data sheets for The Car Guide. He launched into full-time car writing in 2014 after completing a degree in Journalism from Laval University and today he is the head of automobile content at Quebecor Media.

Frédéric’s work regularly appears in The Car Guide, the Journal de Montréal and the Journal de Québec. He also contributes to QUB radio’s automotive podcast and has appeared on TVA’s Propulsion television show.

Most recent articles

Features and TipsCars: They Ain’t What They Used To Be!
A few years ago, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had a very unique way of celebrating their 50th anniversary. Known for their collision tests, the IIHS literally pitted the 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air against the 2009 Malibu in a head-to-head confrontation. “When I told people what we were …