Polestar opens new R&D facility in UK
Polestar has established a new R&D centre for future electric vehicles in Coventry, England. At the new British location, the Volvo electric brand will initially employ around 60 engineers to support the development of vehicles beyond the Polestar 3.
Polestar reveals production site & store strategy
Volvo’s wholly electrified performance label Polestar disclosed where it will build the Polestar 2 EV in China. The all-electric model will roll off the assembly line in Luqiao, Zhejiang Province, China, at the beginning of 2020. Meanwhile, Norway will see the first concept store opening.
Polestar 2 debut garnered with detail
The Volvo subsidiary Polestar has officially launched its first volume production model. Two electric motors with a combined output of 300 kW power the Polestar 2 EV that has a battery capacity of 78 kWh, which should enable a WLTP range of 500 km.
Polestar teases their performance BEV
Polestar has released a first teaser photo of their first all-electric model, which is to be fully unveiled “in the coming weeks”. In addition, Volvo’s performance brand has released the first performance data of the Polestar 2.
Polestar taking position to rival Tesla Model 3
Volvo’s electrifying performance branch Polestar has revealed details on their first all-electric models. The Polestar 2 is shaping up to be particularly interesting as pricing and sizing will set it right on par with the Tesla Model 3.
Polestar to put out more PHEVs + prices Polestar 2
Demand for Volvo’s dedicated arm for premium plug-ins, Polestar, is on the up. After receiving thousands pre-orders for its first model, a 600 hp PHEV, Polestar is mulling to increase production. Also, very competitive pricing for the Polestar 2 has been released.