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
Guy who looks like Tony Hawk checks out new Mercedes-Benz EQT concept

Yesterday, the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQT was revealed as an all-electric small luxury van for people who need space in a compact package. Well, it looks like Mercedes-Benz took that one step further by teaming up with professional skateboarder Tony Hawk to attract the so-called active lifestyle crowd. How cool is that? Check-out my collab clip […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/11/2021
Subaru Solterra is the name of the brand’s first EV

Subaru has officially revealed the name of its first battery-electric vehicle: the Solterra. Codeveloped with Toyota as part of a joint venture, the Subaru Solterra’s name is derived from the Latin words for sun and earth, and represents the brand’s commitment to “delivering traditional SUV capabilities in an environmentally responsible package.” The Subaru Solterra will […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/11/2021
Nissan offers Turo credit for new Leaf buyers who might occasionally need a different vehicle

Nissan has found a creative way for new owners of battery-electric vehicles to find a solution in case their new Leaf isn’t sufficient to accomplish specific tasks. How? Through a partnership with Turo. When you buy a 2021 Nissan Leaf, you also get a $350 credit for Turo, which is one of the leading car-sharing […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/10/2021
Mercedes-EQ premiers Concept EQT: It’s van time

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the Concept EQT, a battery-electric version of the upcoming T-Class small luxury van. The EQT seats up to seven passengers and brings all of the latest safety and multimedia technologies in a compact, yet family-friendly package. When it goes on sale later this year, the Mercedes-Benz EQT, like the T-Class, will slot […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/10/2021
Porsche starts on-road development of the Macan EV

Porsche has started the Macan EV’s on-road development phase. This comes after the crossover underwent rigorous testing inside the Porsche Development Center in Weissach, Germany. By the time the Macan EV makes its world premiere in 2023, it will have covered 1.8 million test miles as it gets put through various testing conditions including extreme […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/10/2021
Rivian shows off the R1T’s flexibility and utility in latest update

Rivian has revealed more details on its R1T pickup and it looks like it’ll be cleverly packaged with lots of nifty cargo and storage solutions. In terms of size, the R1T lands clearly in the mid-size truck segment since its exterior dimensions are similar to the Honda Ridgeline. However, the Rivian R1T is longer, wider, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/10/2021
2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid review update: Hybrids for everyone

If you’re looking for an electrified three-row crossover, you have a new choice: the 2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid. The latest iteration of Kia’s smaller three-row is the first to feature electrification and promises to blend efficiency and practicality. Unlike the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Ford Explorer Hybrid, the Sorento Hybrid is only available in mid-grade […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/10/2021
Hyundai Ioniq 6, refreshed Sonata confirmed for 2022 launch

Hyundai’s product offensive appears to be continuing at a fast pace as the Korean brand is poised to introduce several new products in 2022. The big highlight is the Ioniq 6 listed on the launch schedule within Hyundai Motor Group’s investor presentation as by its project code: CE. This follows the Ioniq 5 crossover that […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/7/2021
Genesis Electrified GV70 to Launch in 2022

This year marked the start of Genesis’ battery-electric vehicle offensive when it launched the Electrified G80 at the 2021 Shanghai auto show. The brand will continue launching more EVs through 2022 because two more are scheduled for debut: the GV70 EV and the GV60. Genesis will show the GV60 first, which is marked as CUV […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/7/2021
Technology review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Driving the 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is like being in a technological tour-de-force with an attainable price tag. For not much money, you get features usually found on cars wearing luxury badges. Hyundai is one of the companies leading the democratization of technology and the Sonata and its compact sibling, the Elantra, is at the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/7/2021