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International Editor, Fuel Car Magazine (Colombia) - Contents Director, Automoviles Colombia (

In 2008, Manuel started as an automotive journalist in Automovil Panamericano, specifically its version for Colombia as part of the Motorpress group expansion that was being developed during that decade.

Later, he worked also for Car & Driver Colombia, made side projects with local and main magazine Motor in that same country and founded the independent website Automoviles Colombia, among other assignments mainly for print media.

He lived in Mexico between 2013 and until 2020, where he reunited with Motorpress, again working for Automovil Panamericano and later for a local automotive website.

Currently, he is the International Editor for Fuel Car Magazine in Colombia, the biggest independent automotive media in print (non-related to a newspaper) in that country, also with platforms online and in social media. He also manages Automoviles Colombia, the website he founded back in 2010.

Manuel has driven over 1,000 vehicles as his main contents are detailed reviews and product comparisons.