Articles Written By James Bergeron

Day-by-Day Review: 2016 Honda HR-V
By James Bergeron
January 07, 2016

It's a rare day that I get a base model of any vehicle, but here it is, a Honda HR-V LX 2WD with a manual transmission.

Day-by-Day Review: 2016 Mazda CX-5 GT AWD
By James Bergeron
December 14, 2015

It seems like I just drove the CX-5 recently but it turns out it has been awhile. I drove the 2014 CX-5 GT AWD in January 2014. This was whe

Day-by-Day Review: 2016 Toyota Venza
By James Bergeron
November 23, 2015

So here is probably one of the last new car reviews you will ever read about the Toyota Venza, so you should be hanging on my every word, da

The Shadetree Mechanic: A Dying Breed
By James Bergeron
November 19, 2015

With increasing complexity and technology, fewer people have the tools and skills to service their vehicles on their own.

First Drive: 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC
By James Bergeron
November 09, 2015

The answer was simple, because that’s where our new headquarters are located! The question? Why Atlanta for the launch of the new...

Day-by-Day Review: 2016 Lincoln MKC
By James Bergeron
October 28, 2015

First impressions of the Lincoln MKC are great – I immediately noticed the smoothness and quietness on the highway and was surprised.

Day-by-Day Review: 2015 Honda Fit
By James Bergeron
October 18, 2015

The Honda Fit has been a hit for Honda -- when the first generation was released it was a revelation that a small car could be fun and actua

Day-by-Day Review: 2016 Mazda MX-5
By James Bergeron
October 13, 2015

This new MX-5 is bolder and more aggressive, gone are the feminine looks and features that were the butt of a lot of jokes.

Targa Newfoundland Diary
By James Bergeron
September 28, 2015

Six gruelling days with the wrong car

Day-by-Day Review: 2015 Mercedes-Benz B 250 4Matic
By James Bergeron
September 02, 2015

The Mercedes-Benz B 250, or simply the Mercedes-Benz B-Class, is a vehicle that I had never driven until now.

Day-by-Day Review: 2015 Nissan Sentra SV
By James Bergeron
August 30, 2015

The pricing of the Sentra has stayed fairly consistent as the size has grown which is a positive for those looking for size as value.

Test Drive: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado
By James Bergeron
August 25, 2015

Have I ever mentioned I hate camping? Perhaps not in an article I have written, probably because it would have never come up.

Day-by-Day Review: 2016 Scion FR-S
By James Bergeron
August 16, 2015

Funny what a couple of years can do to a car, or at least what it can do to one's perception of a car.

Day-by-Day Review: 2015 Chrysler 300C
By James Bergeron
August 09, 2015

That's right, this large family sedan is powered by Chrysler's famous 5.7-litre Hemi engine putting out 363 hp and 394 lb-ft of torque...

Day-by-Day Review: 2015 Volkswagen GTI
By James Bergeron
August 02, 2015

For 2015 the new Golf and of course the GTI is built on Volkswagen's new MQB Platform, it's lighter and stronger than previous platforms whi

James Bergeron

James Bergeron

James Bergeron is an Ottawa-based automotive journalist. James holds a national FIA race license and actively races and stewards at race events.