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
Two new Porsche Taycan models to debut at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show

Porsche has announced that it will reveal two new variants of the all-electric Taycan on the eve of the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show. The automaker describes one of them as “a new, incredibly dynamic variant positioned between the Taycan 4S and Taycan Turbo.” That can only mean the arrival of the Taycan GTS. This […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/15/2021
2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets new SE trim

The 2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is getting a new version that offers sporty looks without needing to go up to the XSE grade. A new SE trim joins the lineup to expand the electrified crossover’s appeal to consumers wanting the more aggressive looks at a lower price point. It gets cloth upholstery, a 7.0-inch touch […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/12/2021
Kia aims for full electrification in major markets by 2040, carbon neutrality in 2045

Kia has announced that it aims to be a carbon-neutral company by 2045 at its virtual presentation called the Kia Sustainability Movement. This goes in line with the brand’s vision of becoming a sustainable mobility provider to benefit communities, consumers, and global society as a whole. The plan will have three key pillars: Sustainable Mobility, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/11/2021
Lotus Type 132 SUV teased for the first time

Lotus’ first crossover has been teased in a teaser video called “Breathe.” Dubbed the Type 132 SUV, it will be the second battery-electric vehicle in the Lotus lineup. The vehicle doesn’t have a formal name yet, hence why it’s being referred to by its project code. In the film, we see the openings in the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/11/2021
2022 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Platinum Edition adds more standard features for a price

The 2022 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid adds a new special model called the Platinum Edition. It gets more standard features for $116,550 or $10,200 more than a standard Panamera 4 E-Hybrid. What does that get you? Quite a lot. The two things you won’t be able to get are the long-wheelbase Executive sedan or the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/11/2021
Kia Concept EV9 teased once more ahead of Los Angeles debut

The Kia Concept EV9 has been teased once again showing more design details inside and out. In full show is the crossover’s boxy, upright styling, which is reminiscent of the Telluride. The front end gets cool pixel-like LED headlights to create the new digital tiger fact look that first appeared in the EV6. It also […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/11/2021
2023 Subaru Solterra EV teased one final time ahead of debut

The 2023 Subaru Solterra EV will make its global debut at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show. Ahead of the event, Subaru took the time to tease its first battery-electric vehicle one last time. We get a glimpse of the crossover’s chunky black fender flares along with an EV badge denoting that this is an […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/10/2021
2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS sedan receives official EPA rated range estimate

The EPA has officially posted the range estimates for the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS sedan and as usual, it’s less than what the manufacturer projected. Of the two variants that will be sold in the U.S., the single-motor EQS 450+ can travel the farthest at 350 miles per charge. This version is RWD and makes 329 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/10/2021
2022 Audi e-tron S EPA-rated up to 208 miles

If you’re looking for a more powerful Audi e-tron, you’ll be sacrificing driving range for it. The EPA has released its estimates for the 2022 Audi e-tron S and it’s lower than the regular SUV and Sportback models. With the standard 21-inch alloy wheels on all-season tires, the e-tron S SUV is rated at 208 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/10/2021
The City of Pasadena adds more DC chargers in high-traffic areas

If you live in the Los Angeles area and you own a plug-in hybrid or a battery-electric vehicle, you now have more places to charge on the go. The city of Pasadena on the northeast side of Los Angeles County has added 26 new public DC chargers as part of a program to expand its […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/10/2021