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Gerry Malloy

Editor in Chief, Autofile.ca

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.

Recent Posts by Gerry Malloy

8 classic cars top $1-million each in bankruptcy auction

Private collection of 240 classic cars forced to auction by bankruptcy and fraud charges Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Car Buying
Nov 11, 2020, 1:00 PM

CAUTION: There are driving risks from setting back the clock

It’s not just the clock that needs adjusting; so do your driving habits Read More


Three Alfa Romeo B.A.T. concept cars sell for $19.78-million CDN

Scaglione/Bertone-designed 1950s concepts explored the frontiers of automotive aerodynamics Read More

Classic Cars Future Cars Auto Enthusiasts
Oct 31, 2020, 12:50 PM

GM Canada Corvette auction raises over $400K for kids’ charity

Last C7 and first C8 Corvettes built for Canada auctioned in support of “Sharon’s Kids” Read More


It's time to turn back the clock so it's time for winter tires!

The drop in temperature, not just snowfall, means it's time to get ready for winter Read More

Safe Driving Tips Car Tires Car Care
Oct 26, 2020, 3:40 PM

30 cars that have already come and gone in this century

All these cars that were new to the market in the 21st century are already lost to history. Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars
Oct 22, 2020, 9:05 AM

Eight driving tips for the Fall season

Fall may be Canada's most beautiful season but it brings its own driving challenges Read More


Classic cars of the 2019 Cobble Beach Concours revisited

There was something for every automotive taste at the 2019 Cobble Beach Concours Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Auto Shows
Sep 18, 2020, 1:55 PM

First Cobble Beach Concours made an impressive debut

Canada's first major Concours d' Elegance in 2013 featured a full field of quality collector cars Read More

Classic Cars Auto Shows
Sep 4, 2020, 1:25 PM

The evolution of automotive aerodynamics in seven cars

Display of streamlined cars over the decades reveals the evolution of automotive aerodynamics Read More

Classic Cars Future Cars New Cars
Aug 17, 2020, 4:25 PM

Classic cars of the 2017 Concours d’ Elegance of America revisited

Here are some highlights from the 2017 Concours at St. John’s for you to drool over Read More


Is Covid airborne? A good time to change your car's cabin filter

It makes good sense to clean or change cabin air filters regularly. Read More

Safe Driving Tips Car Safety Car Care
Jul 9, 2020, 4:00 AM

What cars are now built in Canada?

The number of auto models made in Canada is declining but the country is still a major producer Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Auto Enthusiasts
Jun 30, 2020, 4:30 PM

VIDEO: 110 years of Alfa Romeo – A date with history

Alfa-Romeo celebrates 110th anniversary with virtual museum tour Read More


Toyota builds its nine-millionth Vehicle in Canada

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada began operations in Cambridge, ON, in 1988 Read More

New Cars Auto Awards Auto Industry
Jun 1, 2020, 3:40 PM

21st-century cars that are already lost to history

These new models have already both come and gone over since the turn of the century Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars
May 28, 2020, 7:30 AM

Videos reveal details of historic Mercedes-Benz “dream cars”

New online video series is titled “Exclusive insights: The cars of the Mercedes-Benz Museum” Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars
May 14, 2020, 12:25 PM

Datsun name set to disappear – again!

Nissan is said to be dropping the Datsun brand name used in developing markets Read More


Revisiting Ypsilanti’s orphan car museum

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


Can you identify these cars named for animals?

Automotive names are replete with those of animals. How many do you recognize? Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars
Apr 30, 2020, 7:30 AM

Should you put your car insurance on hold while self-isolating?

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is forcing us to review all unnecessary expenses Read More

Safe Driving Tips Auto Finance
Apr 17, 2020, 7:00 AM

Kia, Porsche big winners in 2020 World Car Awards

The 2020 World Car Awards were announced in a low-key manner in deference to the impact of Covid-19 Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry New Cars
Apr 8, 2020, 7:00 AM

DID YOU KNOW: Mercedes was named for an 11-year-old girl?

On April 2, 1900, Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft began calling its automobiles Mercédès Read More


DID YOU KNOW: Mazda began business as a producer of cork?

To honour its origins, Mazda is using cork trim in the new MX-30’s interior trim Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Auto Industry New Cars
Apr 1, 2020, 3:00 PM

Spectacular GM 'Dream Cars' of the '50s and '60s

What we now know as concept cars were simply called 'Dream Cars' back in the day Read More

Future Cars Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars
Mar 31, 2020, 10:15 AM