AUTOBEST is an organization & european auto jury which was established in 2000 in Bucharest, Romania by leading motoring writers coming from eight countries of Europe.
Founded: 2000 Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, Cyprus
Founder: Dan Vardie
Co-Founders: Ilia Seliktar, Petros Soutzis, Rudolf Karpat, Rade Radulovic
2001: Turkey, Malta, Czech Republic
2004: Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, Poland, Ukraine
2007: Hungary, Russia.
2015: 26 countries
2016: +5 countries
AUTOBEST is growing from 26 to 31 represented countries. This expansion is part of the “Next Level Approach” strategy inaugurated two years ago. The new five members represent Denmark, Finland, Germany, Malta and Switzerland and are all outstanding motoring writers, car experts and respected voices in their countries. AUTOBEST is keeping its philosophy of only one journalist representing each country. With 31 member countries, the majority of the European population is represented by the Autobest Jury.
The first AUTOBEST Gala took place in 2001 in Bucharest, Romania, and the first winner of the AUTOBEST trophy for ”Best Buy Car of Europe 2002” it was awarded to Skoda Fabia Sedan. More information about the AUTOBEST archive winners you could find hereunder in the download files.
VISION & MISSION
Autobest awards Best buy car of Europe every year, since 2001.
Our mission is to deliver to the car customers of Europe a solid option not only in best buy car but also in other fields like, eco, infotainment on board, technical and safety. Rank the best suitable passenger cars according to average European consumers needs is our goal
All of our awards are highly regarded as the most important European accolades coming from the largest Independent motoring writers Jury.
The Jury today: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and Ukraine.
So far, with 31 countries represented in the jury, AUTOBEST is addressing to total market of more than 7700 million people. It is from now on Autobest Jury is becoming the independent Motoring Writers Jury with the largest representation in Europe.
Trustful: AUTOBEST is a reference frame for people looking to buy a modern, but affordable car.
Fair-minded: It is an Independent Motoring Media which gathering journalists from various media outlets but which not representing their publishers voice or their commercial interests.
Relevant: Transparent and precise voting system.
Expert: Each member of the Jury is an outstanding motoring journalist, a respected voice in his country, trendsetter able to completely assets future trends.
Large scaled: The Jury is addressing no less than 91% of the auto consumers of Europe.
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