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Nadine Filion

After working as a « straight » journalist for nine years, Nadine Filion dove into automobile journalism in 2000.

Unintimidated by this « man's land », she earned an enviable position in the industry thanks to her professionalism. In 2004, she received the Automobile Journalist Association of Canada's presitigious grand prize for journalism. This marked the first time the award was presented to a woman.

Refusing to rest on her laurels, Nadine snatched this award again in 2006, along with several other prizes. Her serious approach and unique personal style have been enhancing the Guide de l'auto since 2009.

Tests and Features

All articles by Nadine Filion
  1. Test Drives 2017 Nissan Qashqai: a Popular Little Nomad

    It’s been part of the European landscape for a decade now, where it’s so popular that’s actually the best-selling SUV. Now that it’s available in Canada , at a base price of $19,998, we can better understand its success. Please, check out our photo gallery ! Full story

  2. Test Drives 2017 Lincoln MKZ 2017: When's the Last Time...

    The return of the legendary Continental, the promise of an enormous Navigator, a (tasteful) refresh of the MKZ for 2017… Lincoln is reinventing itself once again. This latest renaissance could be the right one—as long as it hits the target. Please, check out our photo gallery ! Full story

  3. Test Drives 2017 Jeep Compass: All Flash, No Cash

    The new 2017 Jeep Compass is the only true 4x4 in the compact utility vehicle segment. Yes, the “little” Jeep has grown enough to get an upgrade from the subcompact SUV category. However, will this be sufficient for consumers to accept its price—now much higher than the first generation’s—an underwhelming … Full story

  4. Test Drives 2017 Mazda CX-9: (Finally) Stepping out of the Shadows

    For the second generation of its seven-passenger SUV, Mazda has opted for a “small” turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It chose this powertrain for the sake of fuel economy, while the competition is still relying on V6 engines. A risky strategy? Let’s take a closer look. Please check out of photo gallery … Full story

  5. Test Drives 2017 Volkswagen Jetta GLI: a Good Value?

    The Volkswagen Jetta is one of the most generous—make that the most generous—compact sedans on the market in terms of comfort and interior space. So its high-performance version equipped with the Volkswagen Golf GTI’s engine should be a good choice, right? Well, it depends on our priorities. It’s just that … Full story