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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

News2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5: AWD Electric Crossover for a New World
Hyundai is taking its EV offensive to the next level with the introduction of the all-new 2022 IONIQ 5, a fully electric crossover built on a dedicated platform and full of promise. Slated to go on sale in Canada as early as this year, the production model is largely inspired …
NewsAJAC Crowns 2021 Best Cars, SUVs, Truck of the Year
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) today crowned the eight vehicle category winners that will ultimately determine the 2021 Canadian Car of the Year and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year. 2021 Best Midsize Car Winner: Mazda3 Other finalists: Nissan Sentra and Toyota Corolla 2021 Best Large Car Winner: …
NewsTesla Unveils Refreshed Model S With Futuristic Interior
Tesla once again took the auto industry by surprise last night with the reveal of a major Model S update. While there are some cosmetic revisions on the outside, it’s the interior that changes the most, particularly with a new steering wheel that looks like it’s been cut in half …
NewsOne Final Look at 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Ahead of Debut
Mitsubishi is today showing a camouflaged 2022 Outlander ahead of its official debut on February 16. For this next generation, the compact SUV has been revised and re-engineered from the ground up. It will be more spacious and more technologically advanced than its predecessor, while also being the quietest and …
First Drives2021 Lexus IS: In the Shadow of the Germans3.5/5
Lexus has no plans to tap out as it fights to stay relevant in the compact luxury car segment. Despite sales of the IS falling 21 percent from 2018 to 2019, the company is back with a redesigned model. The all-new 2021 Lexus IS has its work cut out for …
BuzzTravis Pastrana Sends 862-hp Subaru WRX STI Flying in Gymkhana 2020
Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos have become quite popular over the years, especially among fans of drifting and at-the-limit driving. The master is now passing the torch to his good friend Travis Pastrana, who stars in the new Gymkhana 2020 featuring a heavily modified, 862-horsepower Subaru WRX STI . The action …