Stefan Ogbac

Stefan has been writing about the auto industry since 2014. Even though he owes the Dodge Viper for turning him into an avid car enthusiast, he’s found his niche on Japanese and Korean autos. Based in Los Angeles, you’ll find Stefan in the kitchen whipping up delicious food when not tinkering with cars or cruising on Angeles Crest.
Stefan Ogbac
2021 Nissan Leaf Plus review: Is the OG mass market EV still relevant?

The Nissan Leaf was one of the pioneers of electrification. This compact hatchback made electrified motoring a reality when it first arrived back in 2010. Now in its second generation, the Leaf is available in two flavors and can travel longer distances. However, Nissan is also facing strong competition as more automakers electrify their lineups […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/1/2021
2023 Toyota Sequoia: Will electrification make it more enticing?

The current Toyota Sequoia is an automotive dinosaur at this point. In production since the 2008 model year, this full-size SUV has undergone multiple refreshes. The latest one added a modern infotainment system and active driver assistance features. However, the moment you drive it, you immediately notice how dated the Sequoia is. A new generation […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/29/2021
For the Nissan Maxima to survive, electrification is a must

One of the most beloved sedans from Nissan’s lineup, the Maxima now lives in the shadow of the crossover craze. As traditional four-doors become less common, automakers need to go the extra mile to lure consumers into sedans. In the case of the Nissan Maxima, it’s straddling the mid-size and entry-level luxury sedan classes, which […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/29/2021
Nissan to sell on EVs and hybrids by the early 2030s with goal to be carbon neutral by 2050

Hot on the heels of General Motors announcing its desire for only electric vehicles by 2030, Nissan has also announced its commitment to electrification and carbon neutrality by 2050. This means by the early 2030s, every Nissan will be electrified in some form. The company also aims to change its manufacturing processes to make it […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/29/2021
General Motors will offer only EVs from 2035 onward

General Motors has announced its commitment to zero emissions carbon neutrality by 2040. This includes ending production of all emissions-producing light vehicles by 2035 as the brand focuses on battery-electric technology. The company also signed the Business Ambition Pledge 1.5°C, which is a call to action for business and industry leaders to set science-based emissions […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/28/2021
Ford to manufacture Mustang Mach-E in China for local market

Ford has announced that it will manufacture the Mustang Mach-E in China for the local market. Expected to go on sale in the Chinese market later this year, the Mustang Mach-E will be made by Changan Ford. All versions of the Mach-E including the high-performance, dual-motor GT will be made in China for that market […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/28/2021
The 2023 Lexus RX: Will it be electrified across the board?

If you were to name vehicles that helped pioneer a whole segment, the Lexus RX would be one of them. When it launched in 1999, the RX was one of the first luxury crossovers to hit the market and it immediately became a success story. Since then, the RX has consistently remained a strong seller […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/27/2021
2022 Mini Cooper S E hardtop gets significant updates

Mini has announced a major refresh for the 2022 Hardtop and Convertible models, and the all-electric Cooper SE has also benefited. Available in two-door Hardtop guise, the Mini Cooper S E gets a significantly revised front fascia with new air curtains to help improve aerodynamics and gloss black inserts in the headlight housings. Additional exterior […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/27/2021
First GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 to be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson Auctions has announced that the first 2020 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 will cross the auction block. The auction company’s flagship event, which is held in Scottsdale, Arizona every March, has been used by automakers to auction off the first examples of hotly anticipated models like the Hummer EV. General Motors will also auction […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/26/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 shows off cool details in new teaser

The virtual world debut of the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is just a few days away and we got another teaser showing some of the car’s neatest design cues. In a 43-second video posted on YouTube, Hyundai gives us a glimpse of its first dedicated electric vehicle in what appears to be a spy-themed short […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/26/2021