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
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.
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.
Art and the Automobile celebrates Canada’s 150th at CIAS
February 16, 2017, 4:00 AM
Canadian designed, built and owned cars are spotlighted in the third annual Art and the Automobile Exhibit at the Canadian International Auto Show.
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.
13 features you need in an ideal winter vehicle
December 13, 2016, 12:55 AM
Many new cars offer features to help cope with a Canadian winter. But few have everything we'd like in an ideal winter vehicle. Here are 13 things we'd include on our wish list.
All-new Subaru Impreza is 2017 Japanese Car of the Year
December 9, 2016, 6:55 AM
The all-new Subaru Impreza is built on a new global platform that will underpin nearly all the brand’s vehicles over the next decade.
13 things to carry in your car this winter
December 7, 2016, 1:05 PM
Here are 11 things to carry in your car that can help you get through the worst a Canadian winter has to offer.
Tips for driving in slush
December 7, 2016, 1:00 PM
Slush has a tendency to build up between driving lanes and between the wheel tracks within a lane, creating a barrier against lane changes.
Automotive answers to questions nobody asked
December 7, 2016, 12:55 PM
AJAC chooses ‘Best-New’ vehicles for 2017 in eight classes
December 6, 2016, 7:30 AM
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada's (AJAC) 2017 Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year will come from these eight class winners.
Cadillac gets back on track with Daytona Prototype racers
November 30, 2016, 11:30 AM
GM’s premium brand will field two entries in the Daytona Prototype international class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
The incredible cars of the Petersen Automotive Museum
November 24, 2016, 6:25 PM
The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles houses one of the most diverse and valuable automobile collections in the world.