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
Volkswagen ID. Life Concept previews upcoming entry-level subcompact crossover

In addition to showing off its autonomous ID. Buzz alongside Argo AI, Volkswagen is using the 2021 Munich auto show to introduce a concept car that previews an upcoming entry-level subcompact crossover. Called the Volkswagen ID. Life Concept, this cute, boxy, and techy-looking show car is a brand’s idea of an urban-focused utility vehicle. Ralf […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/6/2021
Porsche Mission R Concept is an all-electric, sustainably-built race car

The Porsche Mission R Concept has been unveiled at the 2021 Munich auto show and it’s essentially a sustainably-built race car. You won’t mistake it for anything else but a Porsche because it features the brand’s iconic design language and hints at what its production counterpart could look like. Even with the giant wing, decals, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/6/2021
Volkswagen and Argo AI reveal autonomous ID. Buzz AD prototype

The Volkswagen ID. Buzz has begun its strip tease ahead of its official unveiling next year. Our first glimpse of the upcoming production electric van is a prototype built by Volkswagen and Argo AI complete with an arsenal of equipment that allows the vehicle to drive autonomously. Called the ID. Buzz AD (for autonomous driving), […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/5/2021
Smart Concept #1 previews the brand’s next-generation lineup

Smart’s electrified future has been previewed at the 2021 Munich auto show by the Concept #1. This snazzy-looking small crossover is the first fruit of Daimler AG’s equal partnership with Geely, the parent company of Volvo Car Group, Polestar, and Lotus. Mercedes-Benz is responsible for the design while the engineering work was done by Geely’s […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/5/2021
BMW i Vision Circular to debut at the 2021 Munich auto show

BMW will use its hometown auto show to show off a sustainable concept vehicle. Called the BMW i Vision Circular Concept, this car is a showcase of the brand’s ambitious claims to become a sustainable manufacturer of luxury vehicles. Four themes were used in designing the i Vision Circular Concept: Re: Think, Re: use, and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/5/2021
Audi grandsphere concept previews what an autonomous electric luxury sedan should be

The Audi grandsphere concept has been unveiled ahead of its world debut at the 2021 Munich auto show. At 17.6 feet long, this big sedan is longer than Audi A8 L and draws inspiration from first-class flights and private luxury travel. It features suicide doors and no B-pillar to give occupants a sense that the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/3/2021
Genesis will launch only battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles from 2025

Genesis has announced that it will launch only electrified vehicles starting in 2025. It will focus specifically on battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell powertrains with higher outputs and electrical systems that improve overall efficiency. The brand will also improve its battery technology to draw better performance and efficiency out of them. In total, Genesis will […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/2/2021
Spied: Hyundai Ioniq 5 N caught testing in Germany for the first time

The high-performance N version of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 has been caught for the first time. Spy photographers snapped the prototype testing in Germany and it appears that it was being tested near the Nürburgring Nordschleife racetrack where Hyundai Motor Group has a development center. This Hyundai Ioniq 5 N prototype has a few things […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/2/2021
2023 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance is an 831-hp electrified cruise missile

Mercedes’ first performance hybrid donning the AMG badge has been revealed and it’s packing hefty firepower. The 2023 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance is the first in a range of electrified models that the brand will release as it moves toward full electrification. Based on the photos released, there aren’t many major styling changes […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/1/2021
Hyundai Ioniq 5 becomes Motional’s first robotaxi

Hyundai Motor Group and Motional have revealed the first fruits of their collaboration, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 robotaxi. This car is an SAE level 4 autonomous vehicle that can operate safely without a driver. You see a lot of components throughout the Ioniq 5 robotaxi’s exterior with the most prominent one being the giant pod […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/31/2021