Clavey, William


Le Guide de l'Auto, Le Journal de Montreal,,, RPM+, Jalopnik, CBC Radio, Clavey's Corner Inc.


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Formerly a technical writer, William has always aspired of one day becoming an automotive journalist. Fed up of occupying jobs that no longer stimulated him, he opened up a blog and started writing about his passion: cars. Over time, his blog, Clavey’s Corner, grew and became recognized across the country by important people in the industry. Over a period of two years, William Clavey has driven over 100 different cars.

He then started writing for Jalopnik, a controversial American car website, where he became known internationally for his humoristic and censor-free writing style. William currently works full time at Le Guide de l'auto / The Car Guide. He still collaborates to Jalopnik, as well as Le Journal de Montréal. He writes in both English and French.

Recent Articles:

  1. BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupé 2020 : le grand tourisme, pour quatre

    William Clavey

    Rouler en voiture électrique entre Montréal et le Barrage Manic-5 en hiver, voilà l'exploit réalisé par le journaliste automobile William Clavey.

  2. Chronique automobile | Écoutez l'Estrie

    William Clavey

    Rouler en voiture électrique entre Montréal et le Barrage Manic-5 en hiver, voilà l'exploit réalisé par le journaliste automobile William Clavey.

  3. Review: 2020 Lexus UX250h –

    William Clavey

    All in all though, as far as little urban premium crossovers go, the tiny 2020 Lexus UX250h does many things right, even if its name kind of sucks.

  4. Review: 2020 Toyota 4Runner Venture –

    William Clavey

    Review 2020 Toyota 4Runner Venture: this Toyota is perfectly content being one of the last true sport utility vehicles currently on sale.

  5. The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is Presented to the World –

    William Clavey

    General Motors invited journalists, influencers and privileged customers to historical RED studios in for the world unveiling of the 2021 Cadillac Escalade.

  6. Chronique automobile avec William Clavey | Écoutez l'Estrie

    William Clavey

    Le chroniqueur et journaliste automobile William Clavey parle du Cadillac Escalade 2021, du Hummer électrique présenté lors du Superbowl et de son aventure en voiture électrique de Montréal : jusqu'à Manic 5 en Kia Niro EV.

  7. Cadillac XT6 Proves GM Has Too Many Engineers, Not Enough Dreamers

    William Clavey

    The Cadillac XT6 is Cadillac's latest seven-passenger luxury SUV that's not an Escalade. William Clavey took it for a spin, find his review here.

  8. 2020 Volkswagen Arteon Should Perform The Way It Looks

    William Clavey

    The 2020 Volkswagen Arteon is a fine looking sedan. But is it worthy of the VW badge? William Clavey took out for a spin to find out.

  9. Mercedes-Benz sur glace : une célébration du rouage intégral 4MATIC

    William Clavey


  10. This Near-Mint 20-Year-Old Toyota Camry Is One Of The Best Cars I've Ever Bought

    William Clavey

    Let’s face it: Nobody really wants to own a Toyota Camry, but everyone wishes their automobile was as reliable and trouble-free as one.

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