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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

Test Drives2022 Volkswagen ID.4: If Only VW Had More Units to Sell4.0/5
Volkswagen got a lot of people excited when it introduced the all-new ID.4 in the fall of 2020. There was a spacious, fully electric vehicle with a base Canadian MSRP of $44,995, making it eligible to both federal and provincial rebates. Almost too good to be true. Nearly two years …
New ModelsAll-New Hyundai IONIQ 6 Debuts With Stunning Looks
Fresh off of winning the 2022 World Car of the Year award with the IONIQ 5 crossover, Hyundai is continuing its EV offensive with the debut of the new IONIQ 6. The first official pictures of the sleek four-door coupe—definitely a far cry from conventional sedans—were revealed on Tuesday by …
Test Drives2022 Hyundai Elantra N: Look at Me!3.5/5
Hyundai is firing on all cylinders right now, from electric vehicles like the IONIQ 5 (2022 World Car of the Year) to family-friendly SUVs including the refreshed-for-2023 Palisade . The Korean automaker even launched a compact pickup, the Santa Cruz , for crying out loud. As if those weren’t enough, …
News2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid Brings Extra Efficiency
True to its word, Toyota is adding a hybrid variant of the Corolla Cross for the 2023 model year. The new Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid will hit the market later this year, offering more power and better fuel economy than its gasoline sibling. The vehicle is estimated by the manufacturer …
NewsHyundai Becomes Official Partner of the NHL
With the National Hockey League playoffs in full swing, Hyundai Canada has announced a multi-year agreement with the league that will see Hyundai become the Official Automotive Partner of the NHL in Canada, as well as the Official Automotive Partner of the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), staring in …
NewsQuebec Family Throws 1992 Honda Accord Owner a Surprise Party
Quebec resident Tommaso Bevilacqua got a nice surprise last Saturday when his family got together to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his prized 1992 Honda Accord EX-R. Celebrating a car's birthday isn’t a common thing, but it was important for Bevilacqua's family, who know how proud he is of his …