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
Electrify America adds Los Angeles as its newest “Green City” investment

Long Beach and the neighborhood of Wilmington in Los Angeles have been announced as the second “Green City” investment for Electrify America. This is part of a larger $200 million investment in growing California’s zero-emissions vehicle infrastructure and education programs over the next 30 months. The Green City investment focuses on projects that have a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/29/2021
Spied: Genesis testing GV60 EV with lots of production-ready bodywork

The third vehicle on Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP architecture has been caught testing looking quite close to production. Expected to slot below the GV70, the Genesis GV60, code-named JW, will be the brand’s first dedicated battery-electric vehicle. It’s closely related to the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 but in typical Genesis fashion, it will […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/29/2021
Next-generation Volvo XC90 will be all-electric, get autonomous driving tech

Volvo has confirmed that the next generation of its XC90 flagship crossover will be all-electric. In addition, it will get a range of sensors, radar, LIDAR, and an autonomous driving computer powered by NVIDIA Drive system-on-a-chip. As the Swedish brand doubles down on electrification, it also intends to cement its safety leadership in the age […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/29/2021
The 2023 Lexus RX: Will it be electrified across the board?

If you were to name vehicles that helped pioneer a whole segment, the Lexus RX would be one of them. When it launched in 1999, the RX was one of the first luxury crossovers to hit the market and it immediately became a success story. Since then, the RX has consistently remained a strong seller […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/29/2021
Honda Prologue teased as brand’s first volume battery-electric vehicle

The Honda Prologue will be the first battery-electric volume vehicle for the Japanese brand. Honda says it’s a crossover that promises all the flexibility that consumers expect out of the brand’s utility vehicles. Alongside the Prologue, Honda announced that it will also release a luxury crossover for Acura in 2024. The Prologue is the first […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/28/2021
Spied: 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz caught wearing production body

Well, that didn’t take long. Just a few days after we got our hands on photos of a 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz mule testing in the Austrian Alps, spy photographers caught another prototype wearing its production body. As expected, not much changed in its journey from concept to production. You find the same design cues […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/28/2021
Which 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid trim should you get?

Good value doesn’t always mean getting as much as you can for as little money. In some cases, what the additional content adds to the experience matters more than the dollars you spend. As the mid-size sedan bench mark, the 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid must give you more than the competition in terms of substance. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/28/2021
New Honda Civic Hybrid confirmed for global markets but what about the United States?

Honda recently introduced the 2022 Civic Hatchback as the second body style in the eleventh generation’s lineup. Hidden in the global market news release is confirmation that the two other Civic variants will arrive in 2022, one of which is the potent Civic Type R. The big surprise, however, is that Honda confirmed that the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/27/2021
Next generation Mazda MX-5 Miata is getting electrified: Report

The Mazda MX-5 Miata remains one of the most iconic sports cars today and it appears it will get electrification in the future. Citing a report from Japanese outlet Kuruma-news, Motor1 notes that Mazda discussed the future of its iconic roadster. Their source also notes that during Mazda’s recent announcement of its electrification strategy, reporters […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/25/2021
Tesla Model 3 tops Cars.com’s American-made Index for 2021; only two EVs make Top 10

Tesla has taken two spots on Cars.com’s American-made Index (AMI). The Tesla Model 3 nabs the top spot for the first time while its crossover sibling, the Model Y ranked third. Other vehicles in the top 5 include the Jeep Cherokee, Ford Mustang, and Chevrolet Corvette. This comes a year after the Model S, Model […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/23/2021