About The Author

Gerry Malloy

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

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Recent Posts

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BMW gets its styling mojo back

The BMW Concept 8 Series, unveiled at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, is a tour de force that brings the brand back to the styling forefront.

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SNEAK PREVIEW: New look for next year’s IndyCars

The teams will continue to use either Chevrolet or Honda engines but, unlike now, the aerodynamic bodywork will be the same with either engine.

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The historic cars of The Henry Ford Museum

The eclectic automotive collection of The Henry Ford museum ranges from horseless carriages to presidential limousines, with everything in between.

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DRIVING TIPS: What to do if the road is flooded

With extreme weather conditions becoming more common across Canada, your chances of encountering flooded road conditions have greatly increased.

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Corvette Grand Sport to pace the 101st Indy 500

For the 14th time since 1978, a Chevrolet Corvette will lead the 33-car field to the green-flag for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 28.

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Alonso cruises through Indy rookie test

Alonso will compete in the Indianapolis 500, skipping the Monaco Grand Prix to do so, with the full support of his McLaren Honda F1 team.

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Canadian auto sales ease off in April

After three consecutive record months to kick off the year, the pace of new-vehicle sales in Canada slacked off slightly in April.

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Jaguar F-Pace is double World Car Awards winner

Jaguar won the top World Car of the Year award plus one other while BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Toyota claimed one each.

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GM tops Canadian sales charts in March

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.

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Lexus Lane Valet displaces left lane hogs

Lexus lane Valet will automatically move “left lane hogs” into the adjacent lane when a button is pushed and conditions are clear.

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How to keep from getting stuck in the snow (or get out if you do)

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.

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Tips for driving in extreme winter weather

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.

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Incredible ‘Grand Classic’ era cars that could be yours

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!

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World Car Awards reveals ‘Top Three in the World’ finalists

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.

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21 classic exotic cars that could be yours

RM Sotheby’s 2017 Amelia Island auction features a wealth of exotic sports cars to suit a broad range of tastes and budgets.

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Is this the most Canadian Car ever?

The Russell car was designed and built in West Toronto from 1905 until 1915 by the Canadian company now known as CCM.

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66-year-old “dream car” is the star at Toronto auto show

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!

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Honda Canada president and CEO Jerry Chenkin to retire

Over the past four years, under Chenkin’s leadership, Honda Canada has established record sales levels in its automobile and equipment businesses.

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Art and the Automobile celebrates Canada’s 150th at CIAS

Canadian designed, built and owned cars are spotlighted in the third annual Art and the Automobile Exhibit at the Canadian International Auto Show.

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VW Alltrack and Subaru Forester claim top Canadian honours

The winners of the 2017 Canadian Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year were revealed at the opening of the Canadian International Auto Show.

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