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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

NewsTesla Model Y: Meet Tesla’s Brand-New Electric SUV
True to form, Tesla held a big party last night to unveil its latest car, the much-anticipated Model Y. Live from the company’s design studios in Los Angeles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took part in the presentation and confirmed to attendees that the first units will be delivered in the …
First DrivesNissan Altima-te AWD: Just Because
Why would a company like Nissan spend thousands of dollars to transform an ordinary sedan into a snow-busting, track-equipped vehicle that will never go on sale? The better question might be: why not? In order to promote its brand new all-wheel-drive Altima , Nissan Canada came up with a unique …
First Drives2020 Porsche 911: Rising to the Challenge4.5/5
Every time a new generation of the 911 is unveiled, Porsche gets nervous. On the one hand, the manufacturer knows it has a duty to make sure the product evolves so that it remains not only current, but cutting edge. Makeovers are inevitable. On the other hand, the history of …
MontrealThe Montreal Auto Show Presents Three New Luxury SUVs
The great thing about an auto show is that you get to see the high-end luxury vehicles you would normally rarely spot on public roads. This year, SUVs are of course all the talk, and in Montreal, three all-new utility vehicles from Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce and Jaguar are on display. 2019 …
MontrealThe Chevrolet Blazer Makes a Comeback
After sending the Blazer to its retirement in 2005, Chevrolet is bringing it back on the market for 2019, and the Canadian premiere of this new generation occurred at the Montreal Auto Show . Bigger than the Equinox , but smaller than the Traverse , the …
MontrealHyundai is Going Electric
More and more electric vehicles are hitting the market, and Hyundai is launching of the most anticipated models of them all. The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric , as its name indicates, is a fully electric version of the subcompact Kona SUV. Hyundai is promising a driving range of up to …