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
Toyota and Lexus unveil new infotainment system with a virtual assistant

Toyota has unveiled a new multimedia system destined to go into next-generation models for both brands under its umbrella. Developed in North America by 400 dedicated team members as part of its Connected Technologies group, the new user interface aims to bring together a superior connected experience, the latest in-vehicle technology, value, and the ability […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/11/2021
Check out Magna’s Surface Element Lighting Technology on the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4

Magna has shown off its Surface Element Lighting Technology on the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4. This lighting system is highly customizable and uses LEDs to create cool elements for the vehicle’s exterior. As a result, designers have more freedom when developing new vehicle concepts and allows for more flexibility in how to use light as part […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/9/2021
An electric vehicle is an amazing way to tour the sights and sounds of Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of the best cities to own a battery-electric vehicle. An extensive network of charging stations throughout the region means it’s easy to find a place to charge your EV in the event you find yourself needing juice. We’ve compiled nine places to visit in Los Angeles with EV charging. These locations […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/9/2021
2023 Kia Sportage looks mean and ready to take on the competition

The covers have finally lifted off the 2023 Kia Sportage and it looks quite imposing. Its front end blends a hungry-looking grille with cool angular LED accents and the main headlight clusters, giving it a predator-like face. You also find the floating roof treatment thanks to a silver strip or black trim that runs the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/8/2021
How does Mitsubishi’s plug-in hybrid system work?

Mitsubishi was one of the first automakers to add a plug-in hybrid crossover to its lineup when it debuted the Outlander PHEV. First introduced at the 2012 Paris auto show, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV quickly became a hit in other global markets because of its efficiency and ability to operate like a battery-electric vehicle with […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/7/2021
The Chevrolet Corvette is poised to turn the tables again with electrification

Driving the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a revelation. Why? Because moving to a mid-engine layout turned it into a supercar for the masses, giving you performance that punches above its weight minus the requisite price tag. In short, this icon has evolved into a world breaker — and this is just the start. The […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/7/2021
Production version of Lexus LF-Z Concept arriving in 14 months: Report

It appears the Lexus LF-Z Concept revealed back in March is coming sooner than expected. During a media event at Toyota’s headquarters in Plano, Texas, Lexus confirmed to Roadshow that a production car based on the LF-Z is arriving in 14 months. That’s quite a quick time frame, especially for Toyota and Lexus who veer […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/4/2021
Consumers are looking forward to the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning, other electric trucks: Study

A new study from Piplsay has revealed that the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning has consumers excited for electric trucks. Piplsay polled 27,870 Americans nationwide and found that 57 percent are excited about the battery-electric pickup with 32 percent saying they’re most impressed with the Lightning. The survey was conducted from June 1 to 2 on […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/3/2021
2022 Lexus NX shows off rear end in new teaser

The 2022 Lexus NX has been teased ahead of its official debut on June 11. In addition to what appears to be a scenic view of Mt. Fuji in Japan, we get a glimpse of the crossover’s rear end. Two things stand out immediately; instead of a conventional logo, we get Lexus spelled out in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/3/2021
2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid vs. 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Which one to get?

Those in the market for a hybrid mid-size sedan only have three choices but all of them are strong entries. That means, you dear consumer, have a hard choice ahead. What if you want the most efficient options? That leaves the 2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid and the 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. Both cars are solid […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/3/2021