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.4 GTX teased ahead of April 28 debut

The first performance-oriented battery-electric vehicle from Volkswagen has been teased and it will wear a new moniker: GTX. Like GTI and GTE for internal combustion and plug-in hybrid models, the GTX badge will be worn by sporty EVs. On April 28, Volkswagen will introduce the ID.4 GTX, the first vehicle in the ID family to […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/18/2021
2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB brings 7-seat electrification to Shanghai

Hot on the heels of the EQA and EQS is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB, the latest addition to the brand’s all-electric portfolio. Essentially a battery-electric version of the GLB-Class crossover, the EQB can seat up to seven passengers and will share its powertrain options with the EQA. That means it’ll be available in FWD or […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/18/2021
Audi teases another new e-tron model for Auto Shanghai

Well, that was quick. Just a few days after pulling the wraps off the Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron, Audi has dropped a teaser for another e-tron model that will debut at the 2021 Shanghai auto show. The sole photo is a sketch of what appears to be the front end of a battery-electric […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/18/2021
The 2022 Kia EV6 has a drift mode

Yes, you read the title right. The 2022 Kia EV6 has drift mode. A video posted by the brand on YouTube highlights the development process for its first dedicated battery-electric vehicle. The part that stands out was giving the car the performance credentials to back up its attractive looks. This also shows that Kia has […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/16/2021
Zeekr 001 promises thrilling driving experience

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group’s all-electric premium brand, Zeekr, has unveiled its first car, the 001, and it promises to end the days of “dull EVs.” Built at Geely’s Hangzhou Bay facility, the Zeekr 001 will be offered in China and select global markets. Featuring a four-door hatchback or shooting brake body style with a coupe-like […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/16/2021
2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS debuts in two flavors, raises bar on luxury EVs

Mercedes-Benz has officially taken the wraps off the 2022 EQS, its first vehicle to ride on a dedicated platform designed specifically for battery-electric vehicles. When it arrives in the U.S. later this year, the EQS will be available in single- or dual-motor flavors. The MBUX Hyperscreen will also debut on the EQS, a massive 56-inch […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/15/2021
Ford’s BlueCruise hands-free driving system coming soon as an over-the-air update

Ford has announced that it will officially start offering its BlueCruise hands-free highway driving system after testing it for 500,000 miles. Last year, the Blue Oval sent 10 cars, five F-150s, and five Mustang Mach-Es on what it called the “mother of all road trips” through 37 states and five Canadian provinces to help fine-tune […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/15/2021
2022 Audi Q4 e-tron comes in two flavors, lower starting price

Audi has finally unveiled the next addition to its all-electric lineup: the 2022 Q4 e-tron. Like the larger e-tron slotting above it, the Q4 e-tron will be available in standard and Sportback guise, the latter of which features a coupe-like roofline. Both models look like shrunken versions of their bigger siblings featuring enclosed single-frame grille, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/15/2021
Genesis teases G80e electric ahead of Shanghai reveal

Genesis is about to show its first battery-electric vehicle at the 2021 Shanghai auto show and it looks like it’ll be a variant of an existing model. The brand released a teaser on Instagram giving us a glimpse of the front end. Based on the grille design, pattern, and headlights, this may be the long-rumored […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/14/2021
2022 Mazda MX-30 with rotary extender confirmed for the United States — at least the California part

Mazda’s first electrified vehicle, the MX-30, will finally come to the United States. First introduced at the 2019 Tokyo auto show, the MX-30 has been on sale in Europe and Japan for some time now in all-electric or hybrid flavors. Powering the Mazda MX-30 is an electric motor with 144 hp and 200 lb-ft of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/14/2021