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
All-electric 2024 Chevrolet Blazer SS teased for the first time

At the 2022 CES Show, General Motors’ keynote was essentially a mic drop. In addition to debuting the new Chevrolet Silverado EV, it gave us a glimpse of its plans with the arrival of a new Equinox EV set to start at $30,000. GM also announced confirmed the existence of the Blazer EV, which will […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/9/2022
Spied: 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV caught testing in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is full of great roads so it’s no surprise automakers bring prototypes to test out here. Our latest catch is the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV, which is scheduled to make its world debut later this year. It was accompanied by the next-generation GLC-Class, which is reportedly getting a plug-in hybrid option once again. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/9/2022
2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz finally debuts, U.S.-spec model arriving in 2024

After multiple concepts, teasers, and spy shots, the 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz has been revealed in all of its funky glory. Other than some minor design tweaks like actual side mirrors and reshaped headlights the production version carried over nearly unchanged. The all-electric van looks like a modern-day T1 Microbus complete with short overhangs and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/9/2022
2023 Mazda CX-60 PHEV previews a new plug-in hybrid system

Mazda has finally taken the wraps off its first vehicle on the new rear-drive-based architecture, the CX-60. Arriving in Europe later this year, the CX-60 is the first of four crossovers on the new large vehicle platform called the Skyactiv Scalable Architecture. It also previews the plug-in hybrid powertrain that’s coming to the CX-70 and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/9/2022
Volkswagen Project Trinity vehicle to be built at a new facility in 2026

Volkswagen has announced that the vehicle being developed under Project Trinity will be made at a new plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. The new facility will be located near the main plant in the Warmenau district and will be part of a larger $2.1 billion investment. Construction is set to begin in spring 2023 and will […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/8/2022
Refreshed 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge and single-motor C40 Recharge officially announced

The refreshed 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge has debuted and it takes on some of the design cues found in the C40 Recharge. In addition to a new front bumper and a frameless grille plate, the headlights are now identical to the C40’s, featuring a curved lower portion. The pixel LED headlights that first appeared on […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/7/2022
2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz teaser shows off its fun interior ahead of debut

Just a few days ahead of its debut, we get another glimpse of the 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz. This time, we get a glimpse of the van’s interior and to no one’s surprise, it’s packed with all kinds of neat features and easter eggs. When it goes on sale, the ID. Buzz will be available […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/7/2022
2022 Toyota Sienna Woodland Edition Review: Off-the-grid minivan

Minivans are the ultimate sensible vehicles. Ideal for families or anyone wanting maximum space, these cars prioritize versatility, practicality, and comfort. The 2022 Toyota Sienna is the latest iteration of a long-running nameplate. This generation now has an electrified powertrain and lots of clever solutions to maximize flexibility. The rugged Woodland Edition is the newest […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/7/2022
Hyundai and Kia to expand electrified options for subcompact crossovers: Sources

Hyundai Motor Group is serious about electrification and its three brands recently accelerated their plans. Although their end goal is to go all-in on battery-electric vehicles, the Korean giant is executing the transition gradually. It won’t simply get rid of every other vehicle in favor of BEVs; hybrids and plug-in hybrids will play a key […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/7/2022
Kia accelerates electrification plan, confirms electric truck and production EV9

One day after Hyundai and Genesis announced that they’re accelerating their electrifications strategies Kia has followed suit, building on its Plan S strategy. It will follow three pillars: people, planet, and profit, to enhance customer value, nurture talents, cut carbon emissions, and generate better profits while working responsibly. The company also revealed that by 2030, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/3/2022