Clavey, William

Outlets:,, RPM+, Jalopnik, CBC Radio, Clavey's Corner Inc., The Drive


email   facebook  

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 is now a freelancer who collaborates to a wide variety of Canadian and American media outlets. Fluently bilingual in both English and French, he also actively collaborates to Québecois media outlets and has an active presence on Radio-Canada (CBC Radio).

Recent Articles:

  1. 2021 Buick Encore GX Is A Better Value Than The Chevrolet It's Based On

    William Clavey

    Clavey is impressed by how much of a good value the 2021 Buick Encore GX is. He explains how you receive more for your dollar than a Chevrolet Trailblazer.

  2. 2021 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Coupe Proves Porsche Excels At Everything

    William Clavey

    Except for perhaps a high price tag, there's absolutely nothing the 2021 Porsche Cayenne Turbo coupe does bad. Clavey explains in his latest review.

  3. Road Test: 2020 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon | Vicarious Magazine

    William Clavey

    The 2020 Mercedes-AMG E63 S wagon’s most noteworthy feature is how you don’t expect it to be this visceral. 0-100 km/h takes just 3.3 ticks.

  4. Maserati Levante Trofeo : What The Hell Is Happening With Maserati?

    William Clavey

    #maserati #levante #trofeo Clavey looks back at the history behind the Maserati trident logo, then takes the Levante Trofeo out for a spin. He wonders what t...

  5. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Enjoys Harassing The Germans

    William Clavey

    The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is the fastest gasoline-powered SUV in the world. Read Clavey's review as he compares it to the German elite.

  6. Essai éclair du Ford F-150 PowerBoost hybride 2021

    William Clavey

    #mercedes #amg #GTR Clavey takes the Mercedes-AMG GT R, arguably one of the most track-focused sports cars currently on sale, out on the track and tries to g...

  7. Mercedes-AMG GT R : Why It's So Hard To Drift This Thing

    William Clavey

    #mercedes #amg #GTR Clavey takes the Mercedes-AMG GT R, arguably one of the most track-focused sports cars currently on sale, out on the track and tries to g...

  8. Kia Niro EV 2021 : la petite mise à jour qui fait toute la différence

    William Clavey


  9. 2021 Kia Niro EV Is At The Top Of Its Game, But Also Too Expensive

    William Clavey

    Clavey gets back behind the wheel of the 2021 Kia Niro EV almost a year after driving one up to the electric dam. He reflects on this EV's lovely character.

  10. Mercedes' future is electrified — and for its heavily nostalgic, gas-drinking sports car lineup, that won't be easy to grapple with

    William Clavey

    The Mercedes-AMG GT R represents a pivotal moment for Mercedes-Benz: A gas-guzzling V8 surrounded by an EV revolution about to determine its faith.

About our members

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is an association of professional journalists, writers and photographers whose focus is the automobile and the automotive industry. The majority of our journalists test-drive, and report on, new vehicles on an on-going basis in various media across the country.

We offer our expertise to consumers in a variety of ways so that they may benefit from our journalists' professional experience.

If you have a question about automobiles, we encourage you to read our journalists' articles in newspapers and magazines, listen to their radio programs or watch their television shows all across Canada.

Become a member