Jacob Oliva is a daily news writer at Motor1.com. Leaving his previous life as a musician and a corporate slave, Jacob started his career in automotive as a news and features writer for AutoDeal in 2015, leaving the company as the chief editor and senior car reviewer in 2020. He has a column on the motoring section of a major newspaper, the Philippine Star, where he tests cars for the local market and shares his insights about the automotive industry. He's also the head of content and video of Philkotse, a leading car buying/selling website in the Philippines. Jacob currently drives a Honda hatchback and rides a classic motorcycle, though the Suzuki Jimny will always have a special place in his heart.
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