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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

ElectricChargePoint, Electric Circuit Join Forces to Expand Charging Network
ChargePoint and the Electric Circuit have announced a roaming integration that will make it easier and more seamless for electric vehicle drivers to access thousands of charging stations. Members will be able to charge on the other network without having to create a new account or new subscription. ChargePoint members …
News2022 Montreal Auto Show is Officially Set to Go
Following a break due to COVID-19, the Montreal International Auto Show is getting ready to welcome visitors to the Palais des congrès de Montréal from January 21 to 30, 2022. Just how many people will be back? Plenty, it seems. A survey conducted amongst the MIAS’ “friends of the show” …
News2023 Subaru Solterra Debuts as Subaru’s First All-electric Vehicle
Subaru has officially introduced its first-ever all-electric vehicle, the Solterra. Built in a partnership with Toyota, this new model shares many components with the recently unveiled Toyota bZ4X . The two vehicles use the same 71.4-kWh battery. Subaru claims the Solterra offers a range of 460-530 kilometres based on the …
News2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Canadian Pricing is Announced
Hyundai Canada has confirmed that the starting price of its new all-electric IONIQ 5 will have a Manufacturer's Suggested MSRP (MSRP) of $44,999. The IONIQ 5 is eligible for both provincial and federal programs designed to encourage Canadian motorists to switch to an electric vehicle. For example, in Québec, IONIQ …
NewsGenesis GV60 Electric SUV Detailed Further With Impressive Specs
The Car Guide was invited this week to the first official presentation of the Genesis GV60 , the young Korean brand’s first fully electric vehicle. Company executives provided a lot more details this time around, with an emphasis on technology and performance. Naturally, the Genesis GV60 is built on the …
First Drives2021 Ford Escape PHEV: The Greatest Escape4.0/5
One of the highlights of the latest-generation Ford Escape is the addition of a plug-in hybrid variant offering 60 kilometres of EV range. After an extremely long and frustrating wait, the model is finally starting to arrive in dealerships. Production started last month following multiple delays caused by the COVID-19 …
NewsAcura NSX Signs Off With Type S Variant
Acura has announced that the 2022 NSX will be released with a Type S variant and its production will be limited to just 350 units worldwide. This exceptional variant will be officially unveiled on August 12 as part of Monterey Car Week, the large-scale annual event that is making a …