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
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 gets a cool movable center console

Hyundai has set February 23 for the debut of the 2022 Ioniq 5 via a virtual event. That didn’t stop the brand from dropping another teaser, though. We finally get a glimpse of the car’s interior and it looks like it’ll have some nifty features enabled by the E-GMP platform. The biggest highlight is the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/15/2021
2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class teased, to offer only electrified powertrains

Mercedes-Benz has teased the next-generation 2022 C-Class and revealed that every powertrain offering will be electrified. This is the first vehicle in the lineup to offer that; however, we don’t know if that includes mild-hybrid applications that use a 48-volt starter generator to smoothen the powerband by filling in torque holes. With the new car […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/15/2021
Jaguar Land Rover doubles down on electrification, company to be carbon net-zero by 2039

Another automaker has announced its intentions to be carbon net-zero as electrification continues to transform the automotive industry. Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it intends to be a carbon net-zero company by 2039 as part of its Reimagine plan. To do that, the automaker has revealed its strategy and includes doubling down on electrified […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/15/2021
Technology review: 2021 Hyundai Elantra

The infotainment system is an important part of modern vehicles. It’s one of the features an owner will interact with the most, meaning the whole experience must be as easy as possible. Every automaker has its system and not all are created equal. Some stand out more for good reasons, others for added complication. In […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/15/2021
17 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles — PHEVs — for first time owners

Plug-in hybrid vehicles are a great way to get a taste of electrified motoring without the range anxiety. The ability to travel set distances strictly in EV mode lets you choose when to drive emissions-free while the gas engine retains a car’s long-distance driving capability. The thought of a new car that runs on gas […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/12/2021
23 conventional hybrids perfect for first time hybrid owners

For first-time owners, switching to a hybrid vehicle may be a new experience. The way the powertrain operates changes how the car behaves and adds new tools to your driving arsenal. That may lead some consumers to pick a car specifically on how easy it is to get accustomed to the driving experience. Luckily, there’s […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/12/2021
Kia sets march reveal for dedicated EV, revises Plan S strategy

Kia’s first dedicated electric vehicle will finally be shown next month. Code-named CV, the EV crossover will be the second vehicle on the Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP platform, following the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5. This will launch Kia’s electrification offensive, which is part of its Plan S strategy to speed up EV adoption and gain […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/10/2021
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo set to debut in the next couple of months

If you’re a fan of the Porsche Taycan but wish there was a roomier, more practical variant, you won’t have to wait long. Porsche took to Instagram to announce that the high-riding wagon variant of the electric sedan will debut in less than eight weeks. The Taycan Cross Turismo was supposed to follow the sedan […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/10/2021
McLaren Artura hybrid supercar teased again before the official debut

Only seven days remain until the official debut of the McLaren Artura and we’ve got our hands on another teaser packed with lots of juicy details. The 42-second clip posted on YouTube goes beyond sharing the cool design cues. We also get a little peek at what’s powering the Artura, too. Quite possibly the highlights […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/10/2021
Porsche Taycan breaks indoor land speed record

The Porsche Taycan is the embodiment of electrifying performance, offering track-ready capability and thrilling road manners in an emissions-free package. Its achievements have been piling up recently. Currently, the Taycan holds the record for the longest drift in an electric car and has set record lap times for EVs in several racetracks including the Nürburgring […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/10/2021