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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.

Tests and Features

All articles by Frédéric Mercier
  1. First Drives 2020 Lincoln Corsair: A Redesign Filled With Hope

    Despite launching some truly well-designed products in recent years, Lincoln continues to be perceived as a bit old-school by many. The all-new 2020 Corsair aims to fix that. This is the luxury brand’s entry-level model, slotting below the Nautilus , … Full story

  2. Top 10 10 New SUVs We Can't Wait to See in Canada

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  3. Tires Michelin’s Airless Tire is Getting More and More Serious

    While car tires have changed very little over the past few decades, some manufacturers are taking big steps to revolutionize the way we drive. Back in June, Michelin hosted the world premiere of its innovative new Uptis airless tire in Montreal with the promise of eliminating flats for good. A … Full story

  4. Top 10 10 Models That Dropped the Manual Gearbox

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  5. Tires How to Tell if Your Tires are Still in Good Condition

    We all wonder the same thing when the time comes to install winter tires on our cars. We take a look at the tread and try to determine if they’ll be good enough to last through the season. A tire’s longevity is not about the number of kilometres you travel. Full story