Gerry Malloy has been an automotive journalist for more than 20 years. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and, before turning to journalism, spent over 20 years as an automotive test-and-development engineer, both within a major automaker and as proprietor of an independent engineering business whose clientele comprised most of the world’s major automakers. He is a three-time winner of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada’s (AJAC) Automotive Journalist of the Year award, and the recipient of multiple other awards for automotive writing. As well as the editor of autofile.ca, he is a long-time columnist and feature writer for the Wheels section of the Toronto Star and an occasional contributor to several other publications and broadcasts. He is a member of both AJAC and the Canadian Car of the Year Management Group, Chair of the AJAC Technology Awards and a founder and Director of the World Car Awards
Jaguar F-Pace is double World Car Awards winner
April 12, 2017, 10:05 AM
Jaguar won the top World Car of the Year award plus one other while BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Toyota claimed one each.
GM tops Canadian sales charts in March
April 6, 2017, 9:00 AM
It’s boom time for auto sales in Canada with 2017 first-quarter results running 4.6% ahead of last year’s record-setting pace.
Lexus Lane Valet displaces left lane hogs
March 30, 2017, 1:35 PM
Lexus lane Valet will automatically move “left lane hogs” into the adjacent lane when a button is pushed and conditions are clear.
How to keep from getting stuck in the snow (or get out if you do)
March 12, 2017, 2:05 PM
No matter how good a driver you may be, sometimes winter just wins and you find your vehicle on the verge of being, if not already, stuck in the snow.
Tips for driving in extreme winter weather
March 12, 2017, 7:00 AM
When the weather is extreme you're advised to stay off the road but if you have to drive there are things you can do to help you get there safely.
Incredible ‘Grand Classic’ era cars that could be yours
March 8, 2017, 3:35 PM
If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a true Classic car, here’s your chance. But you’ll need to bring money – lots of money!
World Car Awards reveals ‘Top Three in the World’ finalists
March 8, 2017, 4:45 AM
Winners will be chosen for World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car, World Urban Car and World Car Design.
21 classic exotic cars that could be yours
March 6, 2017, 12:50 PM
RM Sotheby’s 2017 Amelia Island auction features a wealth of exotic sports cars to suit a broad range of tastes and budgets.
Is this the most Canadian Car ever?
February 24, 2017, 6:25 AM
The Russell car was designed and built in West Toronto from 1905 until 1915 by the Canadian company now known as CCM.
66-year-old “dream car” is the star at Toronto auto show
February 21, 2017, 9:00 PM
One of the Le Sabre’s earliest public appearances when new was at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto in 1951. Now it’s back at the CIAS!
Honda Canada president and CEO Jerry Chenkin to retire
February 21, 2017, 6:25 AM
Over the past four years, under Chenkin’s leadership, Honda Canada has established record sales levels in its automobile and equipment businesses.
Art and the Automobile celebrates Canada’s 150th at CIAS
February 16, 2017, 5:00 AM
Canadian designed, built and owned cars are spotlighted in the third annual Art and the Automobile Exhibit at the Canadian International Auto Show.
VW Alltrack and Subaru Forester claim top Canadian honours
February 16, 2017, 4:35 AM
The winners of the 2017 Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year were revealed at the opening of the Canadian International Auto Show.
Do diesels really save you money?
January 26, 2017, 5:00 AM
Vincentric study shows only about 40% of diesels provide overall cost-of-ownership savings in Canada compared to their gasoline-fueled counterparts.
Mazda, Volvo win 2017 AJAC Technology Awards
January 19, 2017, 9:55 AM
Mazda G-Vectoring Control and Volvo Pilot Assist II take titles for Best New Innovation and Safety Technologies, respectively.
2017 AJAC Car and Utility awards: The final six
January 19, 2017, 7:15 AM
The 2017 Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year winners will be announced at the Canadian International Auto Show on February 16, 2017.
Don’t count diesels out just yet!
January 17, 2017, 6:40 PM
There has be some irony in the fact that more diesels than ever are coming to market when their major booster over the years has withdrawn.
2016 is best year ever for auto sales in Canada
January 5, 2017, 11:40 AM
2016 was the fourth record year in a row for new-vehicle sales in Canada but indications are that the growth trend may have peaked.
Merry Christmas to all
December 22, 2016, 11:50 PM
May you have a safe and happy holiday season.
Classic Bugattis honoured at Petersen Museum
December 21, 2016, 9:45 AM
Year-long ‘Art of Bugatti’ exhibit pays tribute to three generations of the famous family’s artwork with the focus on their ‘pur sang’ automobiles.