• Name: Gerhard Kuntschik Country: Austria Capital: Vienna Population: 8,602,112 Auto Park: 350,000
  • Name: Xavier Daffe Country: Belgium Capital: Bruxelles Population: 11,239,755 Auto Park: 482,939
  • Name: Ilia Seliktar Country: Bulgaria Capital: Sofia Population: 7,364,570 Auto Park: 3,5 mil.
  • Name: Ozren Adamović Country: Croatia Capital: Zagreb Population: 4,284,889 Auto Park: 1,968,370
  • Name: Petros Soutzis Country: Cyprus Capital: Larnaca Population: 1,141,166 Auto Park: 900,000
  • Name: Vladimir Rybecky Country: Czech Republic Capital: Prague Population: 10,538,275 Auto Park: 5,060,360
  • Name: Mikkel Thomsager Country: Denmark Capital: Copenhagen Population: 5,700,000 Auto Park: 2,278,000
  • Name: Tommi Petteri Lempinen Country: Finland Capital: Helsinki Population: 5,300,000
  • Name: Jean-Eric Raoul Country: France Capital: Paris Population: 66,616,416 Auto Park: 33,000,000
  • Name: Ioannis Stavropoulos Country: Greece Capital: Athens Population: 10,815,197
  • Name: Robert van Ginneken Country: Holland Capital: Amsterdam Population: 16,491,852 Auto Park: 8,230,000
  • Name: Gábor Szécsényi Country: Hungary Capital: Budapesta Population: 9,877,365 Auto Park: 3,000,000
  • Name: Jutta Bernhard Country: Germany Capital: Berlin Population: 82,000,000 Auto Park: 45,800,000
  • Name: Dave Humphreys Country: Ireland Capital: Dublin Population: 6,378,000 Auto Park: 2,515,322
  • Name: Gian Luca Pellegrini Country: Italy Capital: Rome Population: 60,795,612 Auto Park: 36,900,000
  • Name: Krumislav Barzov Country: Macedonia Capital: Skopje Population: 2,058,539 Auto Park: 400,000
  • Name: Anthony Alfred Darmanin Country: Malta Capital: Valletta Population: 425,000 Auto Park: 310,000
  • Name: Landsem Arnstein Country: Norway Capital: Oslo Population: 5,136,700 Auto Park: 4,632,000
  • Name: Szymon Sołtysik Country: Poland Capital: Warsaw Population: 38,437,239 Auto Park: 23,000,000
  • Name: José Caetano Country: Portugal Capital: Lisbon Population: 10,427,301 Auto Park: 4,480,000
  • Name: Dan Vardie Country: Romania Capital: Bucharest Population: 19,942,642 Auto Park: 6,270,615
  • Name: Maxim Kadakov Country: Russia Capital: Moscow Population: 143,975,923
  • Name: Mladen Alvirović Country: Serbia Capital: Belgrad Population: 7,209,764 Auto Park: 2,200,000
  • Name: Rudolf Karpat Country: Slovakia Capital: Bratislava Population: 5,415,949 Auto Park: 2,725,538
  • Name: Vinko Kernc Country: Slovenia Capital: Ljublijana Population: 2,061,085 Auto Park: 1,100,000
  • Name: Joan Dalmau Country: Spain Capital: Madrid Population: 46,464,053 Auto Park: 855,308
  • Name: Anders Helgesson Country: Sweden Capital: Stockholm Population: 9,775,572 Auto Park: 4,495,473
  • Name: Philipp Aeberli Country: Switzerland Capital: Bern Population: 8,306,200 Auto Park: 4,503,339
  • Name: Okan Altan Country: Turkey Capital: Ankara Population: 77,695,904 Auto Park: 14,500,000
  • Name: Peter Nunn Country: United Kingdom Capital: London Population: 64,511,000 Auto Park: 28,000,000
  • Name: Oleg Vasylevskyi Country: Ukraine Capital: Kiev Population: 44,291,413 Auto Park: 9,000,000

Vladimir Rybecky Czech RepublicCzech Republic

Vladimir Rybecky

Personal Information

16.06.1955 (age 60), Kolin, Czech Republic

Country Represented

Czech Republic. Population: 10 millions

Member of Autobest Jury

since 2001

Car Park

5 060 360 registered cars, 524 219 registered light commercial vehicles, 183 774 registered trucks.

Registrations in Czech Republic in 2014: 192 314 new cars, 13 165 new LCVs, 9054 new trucks. Car production in Czech Republic in 2014: cars + LCVs 1 246 506, trucks 821, buses 3893.

Career

Occupation

Motoring Media Career:

  • 1993-1996 Motorpress Bohemia (monthly magazine Automagazin);
  • 1996-2002 Automedia Praha (weekly Svet motoru, quarterly AutoExclusive).

From 2002 as freelance:

  • cooperate with Sport-Press Praha (2003-2012 deputy editor in chief in monthly magazine Formule incl. yearly books Formule, 2005-2009 editor in chief in club monthly magazine UAMK Autostyl, editor of Autotrendy etc.);
  • from 2011 for IBS motorpress editor in chief in monthly magazine Autoservis and editor in monthly magazine Oldtimer (since 2013) and e-magazine MotorSport-Ing., in 2012 built up and since then edited the web sites www.autoservismagazin.cz, www.oldtimermagazin.cz and www.motorsport-ing.cz;
  • cooperate with several magazines (Autoforum, Auto-Moto Special, 4×4 Automagazin, Auto Diesel etc.), since 2014 advisor for Czech TV program Auto-Moto Revue, automotive industry comments for Czech TV and Czech radio;
  • translated several books from English for publishing houses REBO and Mlada fronta
  • own activities: 2004-2008 editor in chief and co-publisher of double monthly magazine Auto Data News, since 2009 editor in chief of own web site www.autoweek.cz, 2010-2012 editor in chief in monthly e-magazine MotorTrend, since September 2014 publisher and editor in chief of weekly e-magazine www.AutoTablet.cz.

Statement

My membership in the AutoBest jury is very helpful for me thanks to meetings and discussions with my highly professional colleagues. Information I get from all the AutoBest events are on the much higher level than from the standard presentations.