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
2021 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid vs. 2021 Toyota Sienna: Which hybrid minivan should be in your garage?

Families searching for the most space but want efficiency on top of that, you have two minivans to choose from: the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and the Toyota Sienna. These are currently the most efficient vehicles in their class, giving you 30 mpg combined or more on the EPA cycle. You may be wondering which one […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
Is the Pinnacle trim 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid worth the extra money?

The idea of a luxury minivan seems like a weird one but when you look closely, it makes a lot of sense. In Asia, minivans are the preferred transportation for executives. Brands like Kia have special VIP versions of the new Carnival complete with anti-paparazzi curtains. Toyota has the Vellfire and Alphard, two minivans so […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
The Volkswagen Arteon has the blueprint for the brand’s future EV flagship sedan

A Golf GTI in a tuxedo. That’s the best way to describe the Volkswagen Arteon. It’s sophisticated and balanced, yet more practical than many crossovers. The way the Arteon moves down the road is textbook Volkswagen, meaning it’s a great all-around do-everything vehicle. That alone is the reason why it’s the blueprint for the brand’s […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
Toyota Prius Nightshade Edition teased as new lineup addition

It was only a matter of time until Toyota expanded its Nightshade series to nearly every model. Now it’s the Prius’ turn and it appears to be the biggest addition to that model’s lineup for the 2022 model year. Currently, the Nightshade edition is available on 10 models across the Toyota lineup. The addition of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
Ford to introduce two dedicated EV platforms by 2025: Report

Ford is expected to announce on Wednesday that it’s developing two new battery-electric vehicle platforms. According to a report from Reuters, one platform will be built for trucks and large SUVs while the other is for cars and smaller crossovers. The two vehicle architectures are part of a larger, multiyear, multibillion-dollar plan aimed at catching […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
Driving the new electric commercial lineup from Freightliner and Daimler Trucks North America

Electrification is upon us and Freightliner is at the forefront in the commercial vehicle sector. Daimler Trucks North America has added battery-electric commercial vehicles to its lineup and is giving businesses the option to move to clean mobility. The eCascadia and eM2 are aimed at two different missions and are now undergoing trial runs within […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
Electrify America offering 2 years of DCFC for new Hyundai Ioniq 5 owners

Hot on the heels of the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5’s North American debut is news that it will come with free charging from Electrify America. Hyundai and Electrify America announced that owners will get two years of free 30-minute charging starting on the day of purchase. This builds on a prior announcement that owners of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. 2022 Kia EV6: The key differences

The first two battery-electric vehicles on Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP architecture have been revealed and you may be wondering how different they are. While they share the same underpinnings, the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and 2022 Kia EV6 are going to be completely different beasts. It may not seem that way on paper but the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021
U.S.-spec 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 details released, promises up to 300 miles on a charge

Hyundai has revealed details on the U.S.-spec 2022 Ioniq 5 and we’re liking what we see. The first vehicle on the Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP architecture, which is dedicated to battery-electric vehicles, offers several cool features including 800-volt charging capability. That means the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 can go from 10 to 80 percent in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. the competition: How does the new Korean player stack up?

It’s no secret that the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is aimed squarely at the Tesla Model Y. With the E-GMP platform’s ability to DC charge at 400- and 800-volts, and an estimated range of 300 miles in the single-motor version with the 77.4-kWh lithium-ion battery, there’s no denying this crossover’s main bogey. With that said […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021