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
Mercedes-Benz EQS interior — including Hyperscreen — shown off in all of its glory

The official debut of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS isn’t too far away and the brand has shown off the battery-electric sedan’s interior in all of its screen-packed glory. Mercedes’ new MBUX Hyperscreen dominates the cabin, flaunting one display after another. In total, the whole system covers 56 inches’ worth of curved glass housing three massive […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/29/2021
2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV review: Do you need to wait for the new generation?

The Chevrolet Bolt EV was a pioneer when it arrived five years ago. It was one of the first battery electric vehicles to offer over 200 miles of range on a single charge. Since then, the Bolt EV received consistent updates including a 21-mile range increase to 259 miles for the 2020 model year. Is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/29/2021
2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring PHEV gets fuel economy rated and EV range documented

The EPA has posted the fuel economy and range ratings for the 2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid. This is the third powertrain option on the smallest crossover in Lincoln’s lineup. In EV mode, the Corsair Grand Touring is rated for 28 miles. With a full tank and battery charge, the Corsair Grand Touring […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/26/2021
Is Lexus about to reveal an EV concept on March 30?

Lexus dropped a quick teaser for what appears to be a raised battery-electric concept vehicle ahead of its official reveal on March 30. This is the second teaser following the initial one in February showing the car’s rear. The sole photo provided shows a low-slung roofline and a super short rear deck lid hinting that […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/23/2021
2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid gets up to 38 MPG combined

If you’re looking for a compact crossover that blends power with exceptional efficiency, you now have another choice. The EPA just released the fuel economy estimates for the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid and they’re on par or a smidgen lower than key competitors. Base Blue trims are the most efficient at 38 mpg city/highway/combined. SEL […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/23/2021
2021 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid models gets official EPA electric range

EPA fuel economy and range estimates for the 2021 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid models have finally been released and it appears the new 17.9-kWh battery has provided a welcome improvement. The standard Cayenne E-Hybrid can travel up to 17 miles in EV mode with a full charge regardless of whether you choose the regular one or […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/22/2021
Nikon Metrology’s new X-ray CT system doubles inspection speeds for manufacturers

Nikon Metrology has announced a new industrial-grade X-ray CT scan system aimed directly at improving inspection speeds and reliability. Called the XT H 225 ST 2x, this scanner aims to streamline the production process and cut overall inspection times. This is done via new features that promise to provide clearer photos and cut the time […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/22/2021
2021 Kia Niro PHEV review: Dipping your toes into the EV lifestyle

The nice thing about the Kia Niro is that there’s a variant to fit every requirement. Are you all-in on electrification? There’s the EV. Looking for an efficient daily commuter that’s compact yet spacious? Get the standard Niro Hybrid. Do you want the EV experience but need something that lets you travel long distances? Check […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/22/2021
Porsche 911 will likely not go all-electric: Report

Porsche’s ambitious electrification plan expects up to 80 percent of the brand’s sales to be made up of battery-electric vehicles. However, don’t expect the 911 sports car to make up part of that soon. According to a report from CNBC, Porsche doesn’t plan to make the 911 completely electric like the Taycan and the upcoming […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/19/2021
Porsche expects EVs to make up 80% of sales by 2030

Porsche has announced its Strategy 2030 plan to turn itself into a carbon-neutral company by 2030. This means that the whole vehicle production process must be done sustainably and also sees the brand doubling down on electrification as it expects battery-electric vehicles to make up a large chunk of its sales by the next decade. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/19/2021