World Car Awards - Juror Profile

SWEDEN
 


ROBERT COLLIN



Contributor: Aftonbladet, aftonbladet.se and Aftonbladet Bil

Robert Collin is a journalism graduate who began his career writing for all types of newspapers and magazines before specializing in automotive journalism beginning in 1984.

He wrote about cars for the Swedish magazine Teknikens Vorld from 1984 to 1998.

He is best known for his campaign to force Mercedes to withdraw their A-Class car from the market so that the chassis could be redone, and ESP added, before starting to sell the car again. Collin won Sweden's top journalist prize in 1998 as a result of his article on the Mercedes car.

Collin has been writing for Sweden's leading daily newspaper Aftonblad since 1999.