Gerry Malloy

Editor in Chief,

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, 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.

Recent Posts by Gerry Malloy

Rare exotic sports cars up for auction at Pebble Beach 2018

These classic beauties could be yours if you’ve got the bucks – lots of them! Read More

Classic Cars Car Nuts Luxury Cars Aug 17, 2018, 12:55 PM

Canadian auto sales slip downward through first half of 2018

Five years of continuous year-over-year sales increases came to an end in June Read More

Auto Industry Jul 18, 2018, 5:25 PM

Behind the scenes at the Honda Indy Toronto race

Canada’s “Eh” Team finishes third and fourth in Toronto IndyCar race Read More

Car Nuts Motor Sports Jul 18, 2018, 7:40 AM

A brief history of Japanese cars made in Canada

Did you know that all these Japanese cars have been built in Canada? Read More

New Cars Classic Cars Auto Industry Jul 3, 2018, 5:15 PM

These ‘All-American’ cars are made in Canada!

They’ll be subject to a 25% tariff for American buyers if Trump’s auto threat materializes Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Car Nuts Jun 26, 2018, 12:55 PM

VIDEO: Iconic Aston Martin Zagato headed for auction

What may be the most valuable Aston Martin ever will go on the block on July 13 Read More

Car Nuts Classic Cars Motor Sports Jun 21, 2018, 7:35 AM

What’s happening to gas prices across Canada now?

Gasoline prices could reach their highest level in a decade this summer Read More

Safe Driving Tips Car Travel Fuel Economy Jun 20, 2018, 8:40 AM

Canadian auto sales fall in May for third month in a row

2018 sales to date remain ahead of last year’s record pace – barely! Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Jun 6, 2018, 3:40 PM

Volvo XC60 is World Car of the Year for 2018

Winners in six World Car Award classes were revealed at New York Auto Show Read More

Auto Awards New Cars Auto Shows Mar 28, 2018, 2:00 PM

World Car Awards announces ‘Top Three in the World’

Top-three finalists in six World Car Award classes revealed at Geneva auto show Read More

Auto Shows Auto Awards New Cars Mar 6, 2018, 7:40 AM

Volvo’s Samuelsson is first 'World Car Person of the Year'

Volvo Group president and CEO is the first to receive prestigious new award Read More

Is GM’s Firebird III the most spectacular concept car ever?

General Motors’ Firebird III is a glimpse into the future from 60 years past Read More

Future Cars Auto Shows Feb 22, 2018, 12:30 PM

Best new automotive technologies for 2018

GM, Lexus and Toyota share AJAC’s Best New Innovation awards Read More

Auto Awards Auto Technology Car Safety Feb 21, 2018, 3:55 PM

All-new Volvo V60 revalidates the station wagon

Handsome new V60 wagon shares its architecture with the Volvo XC60 and S/V90 Read More

New Cars Auto Technology Feb 21, 2018, 1:45 PM

Accord and Pacifica claim 2018 Canadian Car awards

Annual AJAC award winners reflect changes in the program’s judging process Read More

Auto Awards Auto Shows New Cars Feb 15, 2018, 4:15 AM

Goddesses and gazelles highlight classic car display at CIAS

Art and the Automobile exhibit focuses on mascots and emblems as well as cars Read More

Auto Shows Classic Cars Car Nuts Feb 14, 2018, 3:35 AM

Is this the best fuel-saving device?

A fuel-consumption monitor creates a feedback loop that can change driver behaviour Read More

Fuel Economy Safe Driving Tips Green Cars Jan 18, 2018, 11:20 PM

2017 auto sales top 2-million in Canada for first time ever

Here’s a breakdown of how the figures shook out, including winners and losers Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Jan 11, 2018, 8:40 PM

Tips for driving in slush

Smooth and steady is the key to changing lanes in slushy conditions Read More

Safe Driving Tips Weather Driving Jan 8, 2018, 7:25 AM

2017: Highlights of the automotive year

A week-by-week summary of our favourite stories of the year Read More

Car Nuts Dec 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

What cars do Canadians want from Santa?

The answers are both expected and, in some cases, quite surprising Read More

New Cars Dec 7, 2017, 1:30 PM

13 things to carry in your car this winter

Being prepared can make the difference between inconvenienced and calamity Read More

Inside Ypsilanti’s orphan car museum

Featured cars include Corvairs, Hudsons, Kaiser-Frazers and even a Tucker Read More

There's still a way to go before autonomous vehicles are the norm

Autonomous vehicles will revolutionize mobility and transform society, but… Read More

The time for winter tires is NOW!

The drop in temperature, not just snowfall, is the signal to get ready for winter Read More

Safe Driving Tips Car Tires Car Care Nov 1, 2017, 7:20 AM