Clavey, William


Le Guide de l'Auto, Le Journal de Montreal


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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. 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Is One Of The Best Cars On Sale Right Now

    William Clavey

    The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI is arguably the best generation yet. Some fear the next-generation car won't be as good. Read Clavey's review for details.

  2. 2019 Nissan LEAF Plus Review: Entering Enemy Territory - Motor Illustrated

    William Clavey

    We spent an entire week in Alberta with the 2019 Nissan LEAF Plus for the AJAC’s eight annual EcoRun event.

  3. 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid Review: Staying Under Ten - Motor Illustrated

    William Clavey

    We spent an entire week in Alberta with the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid for the AJAC's eight annual EcoRun event.

  4. 2019 Mazda3 Sedan Is All Grown Up, But Still Fun To Drive

    William Clavey

    William Clavey takes the 2019 Mazda3 sedan out for a drive to find out if its as fun to drive as the car it replaces. Find out what he thinks in his review.

  5. 2020 McLaren 600LT Spider Goes Like Lightning, Drives Like A Go-Kart

    William Clavey

    The 2020 McLaren 600LT Spider is McLaren's most extreme entry level supercar. William Clavey took one for a spin, find out what he thinks in this review.

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