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
BMW to showcase new iDrive interface at 2021 CES show

BMW will use the all-digital 2021 CES Show to showcase the latest iteration of its iDrive interface. This coincides with the system’s 20th anniversary since it first appeared on the 2001 7 Series sedan. Once criticized for its complexity, BMW has done extensive work to simplify iDrive’s usability and it is now one of the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/11/2021
2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid review: The ultimate miserly commuter

Toyota’s latest Corolla is a massive leap forward over its predecessors. This popular compact car has evolved from a basic appliance to a vehicle with character. Now, there’s a super efficient hybrid model that promises exceptional efficiency and a long standard equipment list for not much money. Could this be the ultimate commuter for those […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/11/2021
Tesla Model Y Standard Range and three-row configuration now available

Tesla has formally made the Model Y Standard Range available for purchase. This new, less expensive version uses a single-motor configuration and can travel an EPA-estimated 244 miles per charge. Despite being the cheapest version, the Model Y is still able to sprint to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds and top out at 135 mph […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/8/2021
Mercedes-Benz teases EQS EV with massive Hyperscreen

Just when you thought infotainment displays couldn’t get any larger, Mercedes-Benz one-ups, everyone, by showing its new Hyperscreen. Featuring a massive curved OLED touch screen, the MBUX Hyperscreen is an expansion of the existing system, featuring an improved AI for the virtual assistant, allowing it to learn your habits and give you suggestions for everything […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/7/2021
Here’s what we know about Kia’s first dedicated EV

Kia is doubling down on electrification. As part of a wider strategy from the whole Hyundai Motor Group, Kia will transition to focus more on electrified powertrains and introduce 11 EVs by 2025. Dubbed Plan S, Kia’s initiative starts this year with the arrival of its first dedicated EV model. Code-named CV, this vehicle is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/7/2021
Kia shows off new logo and slogan as a future mobility provider

Kia has unveiled its new logo ahead of the automaker presenting its brand strategy on January 15. For Kia, the new logo and slogan is the beginning of a new direction as it revamps its positioning and focuses on being a mobility solutions provider. The new Kia logo looks way more stylized. Letters are connected […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/6/2021
Mazda MX-30 to come to the U.S. with a rotary range extender: Report

It’s been some time since Mazda showed off the MX-30 in production form. Now on sale in other global markets as an electric vehicle, the MX-30 is finally coming to the U.S. according to a recent interview with Jeff Guyton, Mazda North America’s president. Guyton revealed to The Detroit Bureau that the MX-30 won’t come […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/5/2021
2021 Nissan Leaf vs. 2021 Toyota Prius: Which is best?

An electric vehicle or a hybrid? That question goes through everyone’s head when the time comes to move to an electrified model. You’ve narrowed down your options to the Nissan Leaf and Toyota Prius. Each has its merits as a daily driver but the way you use your car determines which one best fits your […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/5/2021
Bentley Bentayga Hybrid arrives with opulence, power, and range

Bentley has officially revealed the Bentayga Hybrid, the first of two plug-in vehicles that the British automaker is launching this year. This is the third model in the Bentayga lineup following the V8 and Speed models. Bentley predicts that the Bentayga Hybrid will be its bestselling variant, even within the already hot-selling Bentayga lineup. Powering […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/4/2021
Alfa Romeo Tonale to debut in the spring: Report

Alfa Romeo’s vehicle lineup is finally getting a new addition this year. A new report from Motor.es indicates that the new Tonale crossover will debut in production form this spring before going on sale in the fall, at least in Europe. U.S.-spec examples should go on sale by February 2022. The Alfa Romeo Tonale first […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/4/2021