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 Nissan Ariya undergoes final aerodynamic testing

The 2022 Nissan Ariya is undergoing the final phase of testing and part of that is putting the car in a wind tunnel. Improving a car’s aerodynamics is crucial to help the car cut through the air as efficiently as possible. A vehicle with minimal resistance to aero forces well is also more efficient because […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/26/2021
Michelin Pilot Sport EV blends grip and low rolling resistance

Michelin has unveiled a tire that blends low rolling resistance with the grip levels needed for performance car applications. Called the Pilot Sport EV, this tire takes the knowledge from developing tires for Formula E for the last six seasons and applies it to road cars. Unlike current tires, the Pilot Sport EV has been […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/25/2021
Polestar 2 gets over-the-air updates and range improvements

Polestar has expanded their vehicles’ ability to get over-the-air (OTA) updates. A new safety feature focused on warning you of road hazards has also been included as part of the latest software. “With OTA we bring the latest software updates straight to Polestar 2 customers just like they experience it on their smartphones,” said Polestar […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/25/2021
2021 Tesla Model Y Standard Range vs. 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV: Which one should you get?

Utility vehicles are getting electrified left and right, and Chevrolet has added an affordable one in the form of the 2022 Bolt EUV, which is a more rugged relative of the Bolt EV. Aimed directly at the Tesla Model Y, the Bolt EUV builds on what made the Bolt EV by adding more appeal and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/24/2021
2022 Lexus NX leaked online ahead of reveal

Editor’s Note: The original video, not surprisingly, has been pulled. But not before people took screenshots. Well, this is a surprise! We weren’t supposed to see the 2022 Lexus NX until later this year but thanks to a video suddenly popping up unannounced on a Reddit post, we get to see the car in all […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/24/2021
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV carries over with more power and bigger battery

Mitsubishi has finally released details on the 2021 Outlander PHEV, the plug-in hybrid variant of its compact crossover. Unlike the standard car, the electrified version is still the previous generation model. However, it gets significant changes under the skin. The most notable update is the powertrain, which swaps the 2.0-liter four-cylinder for a 2.4-liter making […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/23/2021
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo completes final testing ahead of debut

The arrival of the latest addition to the Taycan family is getting close as Porsche finishes putting the car through its challenging testing program. In total, the Taycan Cross Turismo will have traveled 620,352 testing miles, equivalent to circling the globe 25 times. Through that, Porsche put its camouflaged prototype through its paces on proving […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/23/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 revealed with retro-futuristic looks

Hyundai’s first dedicated battery-electric vehicle has finally arrived. The 2022 Ioniq 5 carries over nearly unchanged from the 45 Concept it’s based on complete with pixel-like LED headlights and taillights, flushed door handles that automatically pop out, and geometric alloy wheels up to 20 inches in size. Certain versions will also get a solar panel […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/23/2021
2021 Kia Niro review: Honest and practical

Are you looking to buy your first hybrid but want one that’s practical, easy to park, and styled conventionally? Consider the 2021 Kia Niro a subcompact crossover that promises exceptional fuel economy and space in a package that won’t polarize opinions. After its 2019 refresh, the Niro gained many new tech features and subtle exterior […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/22/2021
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo features “CUV” suspension and drive mode

The official debut of the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo isn’t that far off and the German brand has dropped us another teaser plus some details on the suspension. Essentially a raised wagon version of the Taycan sedan, the Taycan Cross Turismo is slightly higher off the ground and has roof rails, giving it a rugged […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/19/2021