• Country: Luxembourg
  • Name: Gerhard Kuntschik, President of the Jury Country: Austria Capital: Vienna Population: 9,097,759 Auto Park: 240.000 new registrations (2021)
  • Name: Xavier Daffe Country: Belgium Capital: Bruxelles Population: 11,239,755 Auto Park: 5,9 millions
  • Name: Ilia Seliktar, Honorary President of the Jury and Co-Founder member of the board Country: Bulgaria Capital: Sofia Population: 6,856,602 Auto Park: 2.5 million, year import and registration of new cars - 35 000, second hand - 250 000. Name: Leonid Seliktar Country: Bulgaria Capital: Sofia Population: 6,856,602 Auto Park: 350,000 new vehicles.
  • Name: Ozren Adamović Country: Croatia Capital: Zagreb Population: 3,88 million Auto Park: 1,968,370
  • Name: Petros Soutzis, Co-founder & Vice President of the jury Country: Cyprus Capital: Nicosia Population: 1,141,166 Auto Park: 900,000
  • Name: Vladimir Rybecky Country: Czech Republic Capital: Prague Population: 10 515 669 Auto Park: 6 293 125 registered cars (average age 15,58), 610 405 registered light commercial vehicles, 186 905 registered trucks, 20 489 registered buses (end of the year 2021). Registrations in 2021: 206 876 new cars, 19 660 new LCVs, 8 679 new trucks, 1 367 buses. Car production in 2021: cars 1 105 223, trucks 1 262, buses 4 947.
  • 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: Olivier Pagès Country: France Capital: Paris Population: 66,616,416 Auto Park: 33,000,000
  • Name: Ioannis Stavropoulos Country: Greece Capital: Athens Population: 10,815,197 Auto Park: 5.200.000 cars, exclude taxi (is about 34.000) LCV and HCV
  • Name: Robert van Ginneken Country: Holland Capital: Amsterdam Population: 17,5 million Auto Park: 9 million of which 400.000 BEV and 145.000 PHEV
  • Name: Gábor Szécsényi Country: Hungary Capital: Budapesta Population: 9,617,512 Auto Park: 4,000,000
  • Name: Achim Stahn Country: Germany Capital: Berlin Population: 83,000,000 Auto Park: 47,700,000
  • Name: Dave Humphreys Country: Ireland Capital: Dublin Population: 6,378,000 Auto Park: 2,515,322
  • Name: Alessio Viola 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: 410,000 Registered vehicles, approx. 10,000 new vehicles registered each year
  • Name: David Andersen Country: Norway Capital: Oslo Population: 5,136,700 Auto Park: 3 milion
  • Name: Szczepan Mroczek Country: Poland Capital: Warsaw Population: 37,773,915 Auto Park: 25,000,000
  • Name: José Caetano Country: Portugal Capital: Lisbon Population: 10,347,892 Auto Park: 4,480,000
  • Name: Dan Vardie, Founder & Chairman Country: Romania Capital: Bucharest Population: 19,237,691 Auto Park: 8,9 millions
  • Name: Suspended – Petr Menshikh 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, Co-founder Country: Slovakia Capital: Bratislava Population: 5,415,949 Auto Park: 2,725,538 Name: Michal Karpat Country: Slovakia Capital: Bratislava Population: 5,5 milion Auto Park: 3,436.018 cars and LCV registered , 2021 sales: 75.700 cars and LCV
  • Name: Matjaz Korošak Country: Slovenia Capital: Ljublijana Population: 2,061,085 Auto Park: 1,100,000
  • Name: Joan Dalmau Country: Spain Capital: Madrid Population: 46,786,605 Auto Park: 29.9 million vehicles
  • Name: Felix Björklund Country: Sweden Capital: Stockholm Population: 10,23 million Auto Park: 4,887,904
  • Name: Markus Rutishauser Country: Switzerland Capital: Bern Population: 8,306,200 Auto Park: 4,503,339
  • Name: Okan Altan Country: Turkey Capital: Ankara Population: 85 million Auto Park: 25,385,084 (End of 2022, February)
  • Name: Richard Aucock Country: United Kingdom Capital: London Population: 64,511,000 Auto Park: 37,000,000
  • Name: Oleg Vasylevskyi Country: Ukraine Capital: Kiev Population: 42,031,000 Auto Park: 10,950,000 cars and commercial vehicles
Dan Vardie, Founder & Chairman
Romania
Publication:

Auto Pro, 4x4 Crossover Magazine

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We are preparing for the next year the 20-th Anniversary of AUTOBEST. In these two decades, AUTOBEST became the largest independent motoring media in...

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Ilia Seliktar, Honorary President of the Jury and Co-Founder member of the board
Bulgaria
Publication:

Autopress

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AutoBest organisation and jury is the best thing I managed to create in my life together with mr. Dan Vardie and my colleagues and...

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Gerhard Kuntschik, President of the Jury
Austria
Publication:

Salzburger Nachrichten

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AUTOBEST is an expanding independent organization of opinion leaders in the automotive media who look beyond the scene. It is a pleasure to contribute...

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Petros Soutzis, Co-founder & Vice President of the jury
Cyprus
Publication:

autokinito.com.cy, Motoring Press Agency

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Back in 2000, nobody could ever imagine including myself, the success and influence of Autobest. For the past 22 years my colleagues and I,...

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Rudolf Karpat, Co-founder
Slovakia
Publication:

Autozurnal

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Teamwork and exchange of experiences in motoring.

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Xavier Daffe
Belgium
Publication:

Le Moniteur Automobile

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In a very fast changing world, being part of an organization such as AutoBest is a very good way to share experiences with specialized...

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Leonid Seliktar
Bulgaria
Publication:

AutoPress 2001

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Being on the jury of AutoBest is an honor for me and an exceptional responsibility given the scale and the main idea of the...

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Ozren Adamović
Croatia
Publication:

Auto

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Autobest is a group of real professionals and good friends from very different countries and car markets. Just that fact broadens my understanding of...

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Vladimir Rybecky
Czech Republic
Publication:

Autoservis & Mobilita

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My membership in the AutoBest jury is very helpful for me thanks to meetings and discussions with my highly professional colleagues. Information I get...

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Mikkel Thomsager
Denmark
Publication:

Bil Magasinet

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Bil Magasinet has since the beginning been dedicated to the reader. I am proud to be part of an impartial jury that celebrates affordable...

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Tommi Petteri Lempinen
Finland
Publication:

Ilta-Sanomat

Statement:

Autobest needs strong and expert competition jury which creates benefit and value for participants by transferring insights and ideas to votes, feedbacks and suggestions....

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Olivier Pagès
France
Publication:

Cardisiac

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In an automotive world in full upheaval marked by the emergence of many technologies but also of doubt, it is essential to be attentive...

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Achim Stahn
Germany
Publication:

interPress media

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I always had a burning interest about cars and in writing storys about cars plus Motorsport. I am honoured to have been chosen to represent...

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Ioannis Stavropoulos
Greece
Publication:

Motori

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AUTOBEST is a team of professional journalists,with a very high level. All members have very good knowledge of the car and this is very...

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Robert van Ginneken
Holland
Publication:

AutoMobiliteit

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Look forward to playing a constructive role in the Autobest awards now that it covers all of Europe. I very much support the idea...

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Gábor Szécsényi
Hungary
Publication:

Az Autó

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I strongly believe that voting- and car-evaluating system of AUTOBEST is by far the best in order to filter out what’s really important for...

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Dave Humphreys
Ireland
Publication:

CompleteCar

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The consumer-focussed ethos of Autobest is what makes me proud to be a part of the jury. I look forward to developing further initiatives...

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Alessio Viola
Italy
Publication:

Quattroruote

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It is a great honour and privilege to represent Quattroruote in the Autobest jury, a very interesting prize, more and more important and highly...

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BIANCA HURDUC
Luxembourg
Publication:

www.movia.news

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It's an honor to have been selected to represent Luxembourg in AUTOBEST, the largest independent motoring jury in Europe and to join a team...

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Krumislav Barzov
Macedonia
Publication:

Avto Magazin Car & Automotive TV Show

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Auto Best is example how great idea, supported with passion and dedication by the every Jury member, can overcome stereotypes and extend beyond the...

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Anthony Alfred Darmanin
Malta
Publication:

Paqpaq

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It is indeed an honour to represent Malta on such a prestigious panel of top rated motoring journalists and together I am confident that...

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David Andersen
Norway
Publication:

Bil Og Motorbloggen, VG Newspaper

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In these changing times for the automotive industry, European consumers more than ever needs guidance on mobility solutions. That makes the role of Autobest...

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Szczepan Mroczek
Poland
Publication:

Auto Motor i Sport

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It is the honour to take part in AUTOBEST. This contest will be great help to deliver to customers per size information about mainstream...

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José Caetano
Portugal
Publication:

Auto Foco

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In such demanding times, also in the automotive industry, with a paradigm shift underway at the same time as a pandemic crisis, it is...

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Mladen Alvirović
Serbia
Publication:

SAT Plus

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Autobest name stands for right approach, different from usual in todays world, but completely right. Joint decisions by whole jury, transparent way of voting,...

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Michal Karpat
Slovakia
Publication:

Autozurnal

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It is a great honor for me to be part of an international jury representing 31 European countries and to continue the work of...

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Matjaz Korošak
Slovenia
Publication:

Avto magazin

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Knowing AUTOBEST organization, its importance in automotive world and knowing the idea behind it, my answer was of course just - I would love...

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Joan Dalmau
Spain
Publication:

Coches.net

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I’m really pleased to be a member of such ambitious award (in terms of growing and reaching Western Europe) and very proud to be...

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Felix Björklund
Sweden
Publication:

Pressbolaget Media

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In times of information overload it’s imperative for consumers to get unbiased and fair news. I’m honored to be part of an independent jury...

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Markus Rutishauser
Switzerland
Publication:

Automobil Club der Schweiz

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For me, the automobile is tradition, enthusiasm, passion and never-ending love - but also a sense of responsibility towards the earth and its resources....

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Okan Altan
Turkey
Publication:

Auto Show

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“AutoBest” members are pioneering in the automotive journalism with their enthusiastic approach and deep knowledge about cars and industry… AUTOBEST Jury membership is great...

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Oleg Vasylevskyi
Ukraine
Publication:

Auto Bild Ukraine

Statement:

AUTOBEST is an unique opportunity to apply my professional skills in one of the best car value judging tools of Europe.

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Richard Aucock
United Kingdom
Publication:

Motoring Research

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The UK car market is changing as fast as the broader automotive industry. It is a fascinating time to be a motoring journalist...

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Suspended – Petr Menshikh
Russia
Publication:

Za Rulem

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I am honoured to be a member of AUTOBEST Jury. I will make my contribution and look forward to work together with colleagues in...

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