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
Did the base Porsche Taycan just get teased?

Porsche released a cryptic teaser on Facebook announcing a new Taycan variant. The photo posted shows four different Taycan models, including the 4S, Turbo, and Turbo S. However, the bronze one on the very left had its badge blurred out, preventing anyone from seeing what this new addition is. If we were to make an […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/19/2021
Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus vs. Hyundai Kona Electric: Which one to get?

Your choices for mainstream electric vehicles with over 200 miles of range per charge have grown significantly over the last few years. The Tesla Model 3 isn’t the only game in town anymore. You’ve got entries from Nissan, Chevrolet, Hyundai, and Kia all vying for a space in your garage. Some entries have a longer […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/18/2021
Next-generation Honda HR-V teased as a hybrid only in Europe

Honda will reveal the global market second-generation HR-V next month. The crossover will lose its rounded shape for something a little more upright based on the teaser shot that the automaker released on its European media site. Like the upcoming eleventh generation Civic, which was previewed by a thinly veiled prototype in late 2020, the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/18/2021
Mercedes-Benz EQA teased ahead of January 20 debut

One of the smallest Mercedes-Benz EQ models, the EQA, has been teased ahead of its official debut on January 20. Essentially, an all-electric version of the subcompact GLA-Class, the EQA 250 will initially get a 140-kW (188 hp) electric motor. AWD variants will follow along with a 200-kW (268 hp) model sitting at the top […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/18/2021
The Kia K5 Hybrid should come to the United States

The Kia K5 is a fantastic mid-size sedan. Great ride and handling, a spacious interior, and user-friendly tech features at a surprisingly affordable price make it an enticing option. Unfortunately, Kia hasn’t brought the hybrid variant to the U.S. The automaker hasn’t given a final say whether it plans to sell the K5 Hybrid here, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/18/2021
2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid review: Striking design meets strong efficiency

Mention mid-size sedan to the average person and he or she will likely think of a humble four-door with seating for five and a big trunk. That is until they see the 2021 Hyundai Sonata. The current-generation Sonata is a striking piece of automotive art that you’ll either love or hate. Look closer and you’ll […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/18/2021
Toyota Gazoo Racing GR010 Hybrid Le Mans race car revealed

Toyota’s entry to the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans has been unveiled and it’s called the GR010 Hybrid Hypercar. This race car replaces the TS050 Hybrid, which gave Toyota its first win at Le Mans in 2018 making them the second Japanese manufacturer to do so after Mazda won it back in 1991. Powering […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/16/2021
Kia teases more EV including Telluride-like SUV and a sports sedan

Kia’s rebranding showed off more than its intentions to be a more sustainable provider of different types of mobility solutions. We also got a look at what’s coming after the Korean automaker launches its first dedicated EV thanks to a bunch of teasers at the end of the livestream. There’s a lot of juicy new […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/15/2021
Nissan Qashqai e-Power gets VC-Turbo engine as generator

The Nissan Qashqai will be one of the first vehicles to feature a higher output version of the brand’s e-Power series hybrid system. It will mark the first time this powertrain is sold outside of Asia when the new-generation Qashqai arrives in Europe later this year. Nissan’s e-Power hybrid system differs from competitors because the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/15/2021
We get a glimpse of Kia’s first dedicated EV crossover

Kia did a whole livestream outlining its transformation into a full-on mobility solutions provider. The Korean brand has shown that it intends to offer something for everyone whether it’s to use for personal mobility, driving enjoyment, carpooling, car sharing, or mass transport. During that livestream, we got a quick glimpse of its new dedicated all-electric […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/15/2021