About The Author

Gerry Malloy

Gerry Malloy has been an automotive journalist for more than 25 years. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and, before turning to journalism, spent more than 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 was 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 the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada and  and a founder and Director of the World Car Awards.

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Cobble Beach classics that surprise and delight

With more than 100 exceptional cars in the Concours plus an added event, Cobble Beach 2017 was a spectacular showcase of automotive excellence.

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Classic cars to see at 2017 Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance

More than 100 classics, hand-selected from private collections across North America, will take part in this traditional extravaganza of excellence.

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Candidates revealed for World Car 2018

The Road to World Car 2018 began today at the Frankfurt Motor Show with the release of a preliminary list of candidates in six categories.

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Storied Maserati Khamsin coming to Cobble

The history of this particular Khamsin is said to be written in a love story that can only be told in that context.

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School's in! Tips for both drivers and school-kids

School has started again in most Canadian jurisdictions so it's time to readjust our attitudes and driving habits to help keep our children safe.

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Behind the closed doors of the GM Heritage Center

General Motors maintains a collection of some of its most historic vehicles within its Heritage Center but it is not open to the public.

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DID YOU KNOW - Chevy had a V-8 engine before 1955?

Chevrolet introduced an overhead-valve V-8 engine in its 1918 Model D, before the company became part of General Motors in 1918.

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Ford to offer unique GT ’67 Heritage Edition

Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition with red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt.

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Cars and Coffee comes to the Cobble Beach Concours

Cars & Coffee at Cobble Beach, presented by Segal Motorcar, will take place on Saturday September 16th, as part of the Concours d’Elegance weekend.

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2018 RLX showcases design direction for Acura

The 2018 RLX features Acura’s new signature diamond pentagon grille as well as other design cues that showcase the car’s performance capabilities.

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Classic cars reign at the Concours d’ Elegance of America

The recent Concours d’ Elegance of America at St. John’s is one of the three truly great classic car Concours held annually in the United States.

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100 years of Ford pickup trucks

From the very first 1917 Model TT to the 2017 F-150 Raptor, blue-oval branded trucks have come a long way in 100 years!

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redesigned 2018 IndyCars take to the track for first tests

All IndyCar racers for the 2018 season will use the same aerodynamic body kits regardless of engine manufacturer.

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Air-conditioning myths and facts

Air-conditioning use can have an effect on the environment, but that effect may be quite different from what you have been led to believe.

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So you want to be a race engineer?

The engineer’s job isn’t just to make the car go as fast as possible. It’s to make it so the driver can drive it as fast as possible.

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Behind the scenes at the Honda Indy Toronto

We got a glimpse behind the scenes at the Honda Indy Toronto for an up-close look at what it takes to prepare and maintain IndyCars on the a race weekend.

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The race cars of the Henry Ford Museum

It’s not surprising that Henry Ford’s museum features a multitude of race cars for his business was founded on his racing success.

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Why BMW is going electric-car racing

Formula E is no longer a joke but has gained support from many automakers who are shifting budgets from more traditional forms of racing.

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Why is Susan Sarandon being photographed with a concept car?

Sarandon is presenting the Concept EQ vehicle as part of a collaboration with Mercedes-Benz to promote sustainability and humanitarianism.

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Tesla Model S comes up short in IIHS crash tests

Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Toyota Avalon achieve Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ‘Top Safety Pick+’ ratings.

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