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
2023 Kia Sportage doubles down on tech, adds electrification

The 2023 Kia Sportage has been fully revealed and it’s got a full range of tech features plus upcoming electrified powertrains. Like the latest crop of Kia vehicles, the Sportage has a distinct new look complete with a massive new grille featuring headlight clusters integrated into it and boomerang-shaped LED daytime running lights. As a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/7/2021
Bugatti Rimac is the new joint venture co-owned by Porsche

Porsche, Bugatti and Rimac have joined forces to create a new venture called Bugatti Rimac. This is the result of two brands coming together to form a company specializing in hypercars and partially under the umbrella of one of the most icon automotive brands. In a short time, Rimac has grown from a small startup […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/6/2021
2022 Honda CR-V: How will one of the benchmarks evolve?

Improving on a good thing is hard because you need to build on the strength of the product, fix the little quibbles, and add new things to it. That’s the position Honda is in with the next-generation CR-V. As one of the most popular compact crossovers on the market and the class bench mark, improving […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/2/2021
2022 Honda HR-V: Will it get electrified?

A second-generation Honda HR-V is arriving this year and it has the potential of changing the subcompact crossover segment. One of the most practical cars in its class, the HR-V made a name for itself because of its flexibility and usability. For a vehicle of its size, the HR-V was more usable than some larger […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/2/2021
Karma Automotive produces the first Club Car Current light-duty commercial vehicle

The first fruits of Karma Automotive and AYRO, Inc.’s partnership have finally rolled out of production. Built at Karma Innovation and Customization Center (KICC) in Moreno Valley, California, the first Club Car Current vehicles made under a contract between both companies are essentially light-duty battery-electric vehicles that fill the gap between a full-size truck and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/1/2021
Nissan announces EV36Zero hub for EV production

Nissan has revealed EV36Zero a $1.38 billion project for battery-electric vehicles that will also morph into an ecosystem for building EVs. This initiative will be centered in Nissan’s Sunderland, U.K., which will be a complete solution for zero-emissions driving. The initial investment will be made by Nissan, Envision AESC, and the Sunderland City Council. Together, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/1/2021
Ferrari 296 GTB is the first modern prancing horse with a V6 and its electrified

The Ferrari 296 GTB marks the first time a V6 engine has graced the engine bays of a modern vehicle donning the prancing horse badge. Ferrari last used a V6 in the 1957 Dino 156 F2 and several Dino models from the 1960s and 1970s. This time, however, electrification is now part of the equation […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/1/2021
VolvoCars.OS is Volvo’s new in-house operating system umbrella

Volvo’s upcoming range of battery-electric vehicles will be the first to use the brand’s own operating system. Dubbed VolvoCars.OS, this suite has been developed with faster, more flexible development in mind. This will also allow Volvo to send out more frequent over-the-air updates to vehicles already on the road, enabling cars to get improvements more […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/30/2021
Volvo and Google continue partnership for future infotainment systems

Volvo and Google will continue working together to create a seamless and simple infotainment experience in the former’s upcoming range of battery-electric vehicles. The Swedish brand was one of the first carmakers to use the Android Automotive OS, which is currently found in the XC40 Recharge and Polestar 2, and will roll out across Volvo’s […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/30/2021
Volvo Concept Recharge debuts the next evolution of brand’s design language

The Volvo Concept Recharge is a preview of how the company’s design language will evolve as its lineup goes all-electric. Think of this show car as an evolution of the existing Volvo ethos only this time it’s been tailored for battery-electric vehicles. As a result, the less is more philosophy becomes more apparent, you find […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/30/2021