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
Mazda’s future product lineup to have varying levels of electrification: Report

Mazda’s future product lineup will determine whether the Japanese company can finally get its business back in order. According to a new report from Nikkei Asia, Mazda’s future product will be crucial to the automaker staying afloat. Starting 2022, vehicles that are part of the “large product” lineup will start rolling out on the new […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/13/2021
Everything we know about Genesis’ first electric vehicle

The entire Hyundai Motor Group has committed to going all-in on electrification. All three brands will show off their first dedicated EV model very soon. Genesis’ entry is a crossover code-named JW. Unlike parent Hyundai’s Ioniq 5, Genesis’ EV low slung, featuring coupe-like proportions wrapped in a compact package. If you’re wondering how the Genesis […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/13/2021
Indy Autonomous Challenge shows off first self-driving race car for new series

The Energy Systems Network (ESN) and Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), the organizers of the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) have revealed the race car that will be used for the new series. University teams will be using the same autonomous vehicle in competition, which will commence on October 23, 2021. In addition to encouraging university students […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/12/2021
Axalta’s color of the year is ElectroLight: It’s what plants crave

Axalta, a supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has revealed its 2021 Global Automotive Color of the Year. Called ElectroLight, this yellow-green hue hearkens toward the move toward electrification and eco-friendly motoring. Axalta also notes that the ElectroLight color has been formulated with reflective properties, allowing Lidar and radar systems to see it easier. “Offering […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/12/2021
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV teased again, this time with Super Cruise

We’re only a month away from the debut of the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV and refreshed Bolt EV, and we’ve got another teaser from the bow tie brand. This time, we get a glimpse of the car’s digital gauge cluster and steering wheel. The current digital gauge cluster appears to have been updated with new […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/12/2021
NIO ET7 debuts with up to 643 hp and lots of driver assistance tech

The NIO ET7 has debuted and this flagship sedan clearly has Tesla in its crosshairs. With nearly the same dimensions as the Model S and other standard-wheelbase full-size sedans, the NIO ET7 will be offered with a full range of cool features including semi-autonomous driving technologies. There’s a whole array of sensors, Lidar, and radar […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/11/2021
BMW to showcase new iDrive interface at 2021 CES show

BMW will use the all-digital 2021 CES Show to showcase the latest iteration of its iDrive interface. This coincides with the system’s 20th anniversary since it first appeared on the 2001 7 Series sedan. Once criticized for its complexity, BMW has done extensive work to simplify iDrive’s usability and it is now one of the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/11/2021
2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid review: The ultimate miserly commuter

Toyota’s latest Corolla is a massive leap forward over its predecessors. This popular compact car has evolved from a basic appliance to a vehicle with character. Now, there’s a super efficient hybrid model that promises exceptional efficiency and a long standard equipment list for not much money. Could this be the ultimate commuter for those […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/11/2021
Tesla Model Y Standard Range and three-row configuration now available

Tesla has formally made the Model Y Standard Range available for purchase. This new, less expensive version uses a single-motor configuration and can travel an EPA-estimated 244 miles per charge. Despite being the cheapest version, the Model Y is still able to sprint to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds and top out at 135 mph […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/8/2021
Mercedes-Benz teases EQS EV with massive Hyperscreen

Just when you thought infotainment displays couldn’t get any larger, Mercedes-Benz one-ups, everyone, by showing its new Hyperscreen. Featuring a massive curved OLED touch screen, the MBUX Hyperscreen is an expansion of the existing system, featuring an improved AI for the virtual assistant, allowing it to learn your habits and give you suggestions for everything […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/7/2021