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
General Motors will offer only EVs from 2035 onward

General Motors has announced its commitment to zero emissions carbon neutrality by 2040. This includes ending production of all emissions-producing light vehicles by 2035 as the brand focuses on battery-electric technology. The company also signed the Business Ambition Pledge 1.5°C, which is a call to action for business and industry leaders to set science-based emissions […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/28/2021
Ford to manufacture Mustang Mach-E in China for local market

Ford has announced that it will manufacture the Mustang Mach-E in China for the local market. Expected to go on sale in the Chinese market later this year, the Mustang Mach-E will be made by Changan Ford. All versions of the Mach-E including the high-performance, dual-motor GT will be made in China for that market […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/28/2021
2022 Mini Cooper S E hardtop gets significant updates

Mini has announced a major refresh for the 2022 Hardtop and Convertible models, and the all-electric Cooper SE has also benefited. Available in two-door Hardtop guise, the Mini Cooper S E gets a significantly revised front fascia with new air curtains to help improve aerodynamics and gloss black inserts in the headlight housings. Additional exterior […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/27/2021
First GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 to be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson Auctions has announced that the first 2020 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 will cross the auction block. The auction company’s flagship event, which is held in Scottsdale, Arizona every March, has been used by automakers to auction off the first examples of hotly anticipated models like the Hummer EV. General Motors will also auction […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/26/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 shows off cool details in new teaser

The virtual world debut of the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is just a few days away and we got another teaser showing some of the car’s neatest design cues. In a 43-second video posted on YouTube, Hyundai gives us a glimpse of its first dedicated electric vehicle in what appears to be a spy-themed short […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/26/2021
Volkswagen confirms ID.4 GTX and ID.5

Volkswagen’s electrification offensive is in full swing and more models are about to join the lineup. Hidden in a news release announcing that it’s beating its goals for reducing carbon dioxide emissions is an announcement that it will add two more electrified models. The first of the two is the ID.4 GTX. Think of this […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/25/2021
Genesis’ electrified lineup to grow beyond dedicated crossover

Hyundai Motor Group’s commitment to electrification is extensive. Between the three brands under its umbrella, it will introduce 23 electric vehicles by 2025. This year, Genesis will introduce its dedicated battery electric vehicle, a crossover code-named JW1. The car’s design will be inspired by the Mint Concept, which debuted at the 2019 New York Auto […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/25/2021
Mercedes-Benz EQS prototype put through its paces to highlight powertrain

Development of the Mercedes-Benz EQS continues as the all-electric luxury sedan gets closer to its official debut. This time, Mercedes-Benz has released a video on YouTube highlighting the powertrain motivating what it calls the S-Class of electric vehicles. Built on a dedicated platform for EVs, the Mercedes-Benz EQS is the first one to use that […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/25/2021
2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid review: The original 3-row hybrid crossover

The Toyota Highlander has always had an electrified variant even before the auto industry began pivoting toward electrification. For a while, the Highlander Hybrid was the sole three-row electrified crossover. Now, that’s no longer the case, Toyota has competitors in that space meaning the Highlander needs to step up to the plate to win a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/25/2021
How we’d spec it: 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe

Jeep has launched the configurator of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe and we’ve gotten in to create our perfect one. Although we’d prefer a two-door, we’re not mad that the Wrangler 4xe is only offered in the four-door Unlimited. That gives us room for four passengers (or five in a pinch) and the same open-top […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/22/2021