WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS: 2009 Jurors



Argentina

CARLOS ALBERTO ANGIÓ Director :Mega Autos Magazine, MegaNews (The only Newspaper about the Automotive Industry)



Australia

PAUL GOVER National Motoring Editor, News Limited

BILL MCKINNON Editor and contributor: Open Road Magazine, Australian New Car Buyer, Australian 4WD and SUV Buyer’s Guide magazines, Australian Consolidated Press (Top Gear Australia magazine), The Royal Automobil

SAMANTHA STEVENS Contributor: Sunday Telegraph, Wheels magazine



Austria

MARIA BRANDL Motoring Co-Editor, Kurier newspaper



Belgium

XAVIER DAFFE Editor-in-Chief, Le Moniteur Automobile



Brazil

JASON VOGEL Editor, O Globo Newspaper



Canada

GERRY MALLOY Co-Chair, Steering Committee
Contributor: Toronto Star, Canadian Auto Dealer, MSN Autos (Canada)



China

BAO QING DONG Editor-in-Chief, Auto Magazine

XIA DONG Chief Editor of Auto, Motor and Sport

WANG KUN Editor-in-Chief, AUTOCAR and F1 Racing China magazines

SEAN X.H.QIU Editor-in-chief of "Autoworld"

SVEN XU Publisher and Deputy General Manager, CAR AND DRIVER and QUO



England

NAT BARNES Motoring Editor, Daily and Sunday Express

PETER BURGESS Editor-in-chief: Motoring Research editorial agency. Contributor: MSN, Car, Auto Express

MIKE RUTHERFORD Columnist - The Daily Telegraph and Auto Express



France

LUC BAZIZIN Reporter - France 2 TV

RENAUD ROUBAUDI Contributor: Air France Magazine, l'Optimum, Citizen K, Ideat, l'Expansion Tendances, BFM Radio



Germany

THOMAS GEIGER Contributor, Welt am Sonntag, Frankfurter Allgmeine Zeitung, Deutsche Presse Agentur, Der Spiegel (on-line).

GREG KABLE (AutoCar UK, AutoWeek USA, Motor - Australia, Sydney Morning Herald Australia, Melbourne Age Australia, Car Top Japan, Motoring Singapore, Car Taiwan)

YOSHIHIRO KIMURA Contributor: Auto Motor und Sport, Frankfurter Allgemaine Zeitung newspaper, Japan's Motor, Le Volant, Car Top, Car Graphic and Driver

JENS MEINERS Deputy Editor, Automobil Industrie; German Bureau, CARandDRIVER.com

JUERGEN ZOELLTER Contributor: Autobild, Autozeitung, Focus, Welt am Sonntag plus 30 international outlets



Greece

MICHAEL STAVROPOULOS Chief Editor, 4Wheels (4TROXOI) magazine



India

RENUKA KIRPALANI  Editor and Host, UTVi TV

HORMAZD SORABJEE Editor, Autocar India magazine



Ireland

PADRAIC DEANE Publisher/ Managing Editor, Automotive Publications



Italy

MATT DAVIS Director, Steering CommitteeWinding Road, European Car (U.S.); Auto Express, UK International Press (U.K.); Genroq (Japan); Expressen (Sweden); Gente Motori (Italy); et al.

ALESSANDRO LAGO Omni Auto

MARCO MARELLI Gente Motori, La Stampa newspaper, and Auto & Fuoristrada

MILENA RIPELLINO  Host and Producer, RAI Network



Japan

YASUHIKO KAWAMURA Contributor: Car and Driver (Japan), Autoc One, Motor Magazine, Motor Fan, Rosso, Web Car Graphic

PETER LYON Co-Chair, Steering Committee
Japan-based contributor to Edmunds Insideline, Auto Bild, Auto Express, Herald Sun, Quattroruote, Motor magazine, Evo, Holiday Auto, Best Car, Automotive Testing, Auto

HIDESHI MATSUDA Contributor: Best Car, Holiday Auto, Motor Magazine, Navi, J’s Tipo, Car Sensor, Xacar, Genroq, Response

PETER NUNN Contributor: Car Graphic, Autocar (UK), Wheels, WindingRoad.com, AutoObserver.com, News from JAMA

GORO OKAZAKI Contributor: Car & Driver (Jpn), CarView, Goods Press, Men’s EX and hosts his own weekly TV show “Goro Okazaki’s Car Talk.”

KOJI OZAWA Contributor: Best Car, Engine, Lapita, webCarGraphic, Smart, Begin, Takarajima, Form, nikkeibp.jp



Korea

JOOSIK CHOI Autocar Korea, Editor-in-Chief



Mexico

FERNANDO CARRION Contributor: Motorpress Televisa, Automovil magazine

ALEJANDRO GUILBERT PASTRANA Founder and Editor-in-Chief, TDA Todo de Autos



New Zealand

BRIAN COWAN Editor-at-large: Autocar



Poland

MACIEJ PERTYNSKI Contributor: Auto-Moto, Motor

ROBERT PRZYBYLSKI Contributor: Rzeczpospolita



Russia

LEONID GOLOVANOV Contributor: Auto Review Magazine



Saudi Arabia

BAKUR AZHER Founder, Publisher & Editor-in Chief, Azher Information Technology Group



South Africa

HANNES OOSTHUIZEN Deputy Editor, CAR

SCHALK PIENAAR Technical Editor: WIEL Magazine



Sweden

ROBERT COLLIN Staff writer: Aftonblade



United Arab Emirates

GERARD SAUNAL Publisher and Chief Editor: Sport Auto Magazine



United States

MIKE ALLEN Associate automotive editor: Popular Mechanics magazine

PHIL BERG Contributor: AutoWeek, Road & Track Buyers Guides, Car Collector, Automobile Quarterly, Maxim, Garage Style, New Car Test Drive, TheCarConnection.com, Popular Science, UltimateGarages.net, American Dr

EZRA DYER Contributor: Automobile, Esquire, New York Times

JAMIE KITMAN Top Gear (UK) - US Editor; Automobile Magazine - New York Bureau Chief

JORGE KOECHLIN Contributor, AutoMundo

JOHN MCCORMICK Contributor: Detroit News, Consumers Digest, Bloomberg Markets magazine, Top Gear, Die Welt, Automobil Produktion

JOHN RETTIE Contributor: New Car Test Drive (US), Road & Track Buyers Guide, European Car (US), The Car Connection (US), Auto Express (UK), autotrader.com

JIM SCOUTTEN Contributor: Car and Driver Radio

PERRY STERN Editor, MSN Autos

BARRY WINFIELD Contributor: Popular Mechanics, Inside Line (edmunds.com), Robb Report, CAR and DRIVER, motorcycledaily.com