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Gabriel Gélinas

An automobile writer since 1991, Gabriel Gélinas found journalism by way of auto racing. He was a driver before becoming the head instructor at the Jim Russell driving school at the Mont Tremblant Circuit. There, he developed several advanced driving programs for various automobile manufacturers.

As a journalist, Gabriel is passionate about sports cars and all the latest technologies coming out of the automotive industry. In addition to contributing to the print and electronic versions of Le Guide de l’auto and The Car Guide, he is also a columnist for The National Post and driving.ca. In addition, Gabriel acts as the automotive expert on TVA’s Salut Bonjour! television program and regularly contributes to news reports for TVA, LCN, Argent and CTV.

Most recent articles

News2020 World Car of the Year Award Winners are Announced
The winners of the 2020 World Car of the Year Awards, which were supposed to be crowned at the New York Auto Show, were announced via a press release today. As you know, the event has been postponed until late August and the site now serves as a makeshift hospital …
Test Drives2020 Genesis G70 Prestige: The Outsider4.0/5
Genesis sold 1,119 units of the G70 compact luxury sedan in Canada last year, well below the totals of the BMW 3 Series (5,908), Mercedes-Benz C-Class (4,582) and Audi A4 (3,917). Even Acura, Infiniti and Lexus posted higher numbers than the Korean brand in this market segment. While the G70 …
Test Drives2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: The Best RAV4 You Can Buy4.5/5
The Toyota RAV4 is the Japanese brand’s best-selling product in Canada, way ahead of the Corolla. There are multiple variants and trims to choose from including the RAV4 Hybrid, which benefits from Toyota’s leading expertise. Completely redesigned a year ago, the RAV4 stands out with a prominent new grille, highly …
Test Drives2020 BMW X1 xDrive28i: Looking Good with Racier Styling4.0/5
The BMW X1 is the German brand’s best-selling SUV globally. In Canada, where utility vehicles are on the rise, it ranks third behind the larger X3 and X5 , in that order. Sharing its platform with the MINI Clubman and Countryman , the second-generation X1 gets an update for the …
Test Drives2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC: The Baby CLS3.5/5
The second-generation CLA joins the brand new A-Class to give Mercedes-Benz a pair of fresh products in the all-important small-car segment. Last year, one out of four vehicles sold by the German automaker around the globe was a compact car. As you can easily imagine, only SUVs were more popular.
CESAudi AI:ME Concept Showcases Intelligent, Customized Mobility
Back in 2011, Audi was the first car company to unveil new technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show (now simply called CES) in Las Vegas. Since then, the German brand has always had a strong presence at the event, which has become a must-stop for automakers and parts suppliers alike.