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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Recent Posts

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Is this the best fuel-saving device?

Countless studies and tests have shown that adjusting driving habits can have a bigger impact on fuel consumption than most technological solutions.

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

Ford topped the sales rankings but GM made a strong challenge and there were several other movers, plus a few surprises, throughout the sales charts.

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Tips for driving in slush

Slush has a tendency to build up between driving lanes and between the wheel tracks within a lane, creating a barrier against lane changes.

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2017: Highlights of the automotive year

2017 was a banner year for automotive news and events. Here is a timeline of some of the best articles we published over the year.

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What cars do Canadians want from Santa?

SUVs topped all other vehicle types on Santa’s list for the fourth year in a row but what came second on the list was less predictable.

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13 things to carry in your car this winter

Here are 13 things to carry in your car that can help you get through the worst a Canadian winter has to offer.

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Inside Ypsilanti’s orphan car museum

The Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum feature cars that are automotive orphans, all with strong connections to the Ypsilanti area.

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

Automated vehicle technology promises to revolutionize mobility in ways more profound than the move from the horse-drawn carriage to the Model T.

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The time for winter tires is NOW!

It's that time of year again. If you haven't already done so, right now is the time to install winter tires on your vehicle.

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Inside the Ford Piquette Avenue Museum – Home of the Model T

The history of the iconic Ford Model T and its antecedents is preserved in the plant on Detroit’s Piquette Avenue where it was born and first built.

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Marc Lachapelle is AJAC Automotive Journalist of the Year

Marc Lachapelle is now one of just four three-time winners of this most prestigious award and a top-three finisher seven times.

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Eight tips for driving safely this Fall

Erratic weather conditions, reduced hours of daylight, falling temperatures and revised patterns of activity all contribute to Fall's driving hazards.

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Canadian auto sales soar to new heights

September sales of 186,837 new cars, trucks and SUVs were up 7.7% from a year ago, setting yet another monthly record – the eighth this year.

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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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