MotoDeal Editorial Team

We have a team of dedicated motoring Journalists and an experienced video team who bring you up to date, relevant and entertaining content for the Philippine Automotive Industry.

EJ Punsalang

Contributor

Having been a motorcycle addict since childhood, EJ is living his two-wheeled dreams and rides his bike every day, everywhere. A former competitive mountain biker, he has adapted his skills towards motorcycles making him proficient on all sorts of machines.

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Jack Gutierrez

Video Production Specialist

Jack's love of cars was sparked at a young age by playing Gran Turismo on the original PlayStation. Now he spends most of his days behind a camera filming Caco. Jack wishes he kept playing Gran Turismo.

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Monzit Purugganan

Content Writer

Monzit was once a semi-pro competitive wakeboarder, an avid dirt bike lover, and a licensed bond-broker who spent his days on a desk staring at numbers, screaming at co-brokers and traders. He once got into trouble from browsing too much motorcycle-related websites and playing too much games on his phone. He now gets paid browsing motorcycle websites and writing for one, and occasionally, test a few cool bikes while at it. He now ponders the unlikely possibility of getting into trouble for browsing too much food porn...and then later on getting paid for it.

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Jinno Rufino

Video Host

A sports anchor by night, and avid motorcyclist every hour of the day. Jinno is an adrenaline junkie with a love for two-wheelers, and the lifestyle associated with them. As the new host of MotoDeal's videos, he doesn't just talk about bikes, he annunciates whatever he thinks. He doesn't know how he became friends with Caco, however, he is younger and taller than him.

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Joey Deriquito

Content Writer

Nothing excites Joey more than a tank full of gas and an open road. He yearns for knowledge, always studying and researching about cars. Many of his friends would say that his car is an extension of himself, always able to observe when even a single bolt is out of place.

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Earl Lee

Content Writer

After spending his whole life playing with toy cars, Earl has now moved on to driving and playing with real cars. A man of action, he spends his days either working or out of the house looking for adventure and open roads. At his core, he is a bonafide petrol head seeking to spend the rest of his days tinkering with his car and spending time with his friends and family.

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Bryan Aaron Rivera

Content Writer

Bryan grew up with such passion for automobiles. From then until now, he'd spend most of his time browsing car-related articles and videos mainly for the satisfaction of his cravings for "cargasmic" knowledge. He's always on the go when exploring or trying out new things, especially when it involves his passion.

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Ann Tenorio

Contributor

A self-confessed magazine junkie, her passion for words moved her to trade a banking career for a shot at the publishing world. With over ten years of experience in journalism and marketing communications, she is the go-to girl for all things content at AutoDeal.

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Allysa Mae Zulueta

Content Writer

She is an AB Communication Graduate from University of the East-Caloocan. Aside from writing poems and essays, she also relieves her stress by watching Korean dramas and taking a walk with her adorable Pomeranian dog.

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Caco Tirona

Video Head / Senior Car Reviewer

A motoring managing editor at his desk since 2010, Caco joins AD in 2017 to be the voice and face for our unboxings and other video features. Loving the idea of stretching a car's legs out of the city, he also gets excited about going home to his family.

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Dan Pabustan

Content Writer / Car Reviewer

Dan is an aspiring novelist who's dreaming about writing his own book someday. He is into peaceful activities like surfing, cycling, and passively sitting at random coffee houses observing passers by while writing poems about life, death, and the mysteries of cosmos.

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Daniel Scott

Co-Founder

Daniel has worked in the Philippines since 2008 and is undertaking his second startup. He focuses on business and product development and has a somewhat uncontrollable addiction to buying domain names.

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Martin Aguilar

Contributor

Martin is a BA English Studies graduate from the University of the Philippines - Diliman. Aside from being the Content Editor in AutoDeal and writing about cars, he loves to read, eat, and play the drums.

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Mark Vincent Villa

Videographer / Car Reviewer

Vincent used to be in car photography and film-making until he realized he preferred letters and words. Besides writing, he is also into music, particularly progressive metal and blues.

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Jacob Oliva

Content Team Lead / Senior Car Reviewer

Jacob loves cars and driving. From slow city cruisers to heart-pumping, almost-illegal ones, he believes that all cars should be appreciated regardless of the amount of horsepower they make. His affection for four-wheeled vehicles is almost as passionate as his love for writing, sushi, and everything in between.

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Yabee Dee Eusebio

Contributor

Yabee’s passion for cars was first influenced by his Dad who was an avid WRC and Formula 1 fan. Today, he’s a guy who loves to drive, write, and take photos.

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Nico Ylanan

Content Editor / Senior Car Reviewer

Nico's priorities in the same particular order: Motorcycles, automobiles, and music. A part-time DJ and full time lover of anything on wheels, Nico has spent a few years with automotive publications before joining the Autodeal team.

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Christopher Franks

Co-Founder

Christopher Franks is a digital marketing professional and Co-Founder of AutoDeal.com.ph. He has lived and worked in the Philippines for six years. Certified caffeine and data addict.

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Christopher Kho

Business Development Manager

Chris is the founder of Time Attack Manila and has been part of the Philippine motoring industry for over 5 years. His last stint was serving as Editor in Chief of the country's longest running automotive website.

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James Deakin

Guest Contributor

James Deakin is a multi-awarded automotive journalist located in Manila, Philippines. James is a motoring corespondent for CNN Philippines and is the host of the Philippine motoring television show Drive! and the daily consumer affairs show The Service Road.

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