Tag: Polestar

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May 19, 2020 - 01:39 pm

Polestar announces US retail locations

Polestar has announced their first retail partners for the US market, which will help Volvo’s plug-in brand to set up a network of so-called Polestar Spaces in New York and Los Angeles as well as San Francisco this year.

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Apr 24, 2020 - 02:35 pm

Polestar 2 pricing out for the USA

Polestar has published the prices for its first purely electric model in the USA. The list prices of the Polestar 2 start at 59,900 US dollars: The battery-electric car qualifies for the federal tax credit of 7,500 dollars.

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Apr 8, 2020 - 10:00 pm

Polestart teases more details regarding Precept

At the end of February, Polestar presented the Precept, as a preview of future electric models. More details were to be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March, but since the car show was cancelled, Polestar has now revealed slightly more about the company’s design direction with the Precept.

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Feb 25, 2020 - 05:09 pm

Polestar Precept shows a design future

Polestar has shown a foretaste of future electric models of the brand under the name Precept. The concept is a fully electric four-door Grand Tourer, which will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

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Nov 28, 2019 - 02:12 pm

Polestar 2 will be offered in Switzerland

Following the Polestar 1 PHEV model, Polestar will also be offering the all-electric Polestar 2 in Switzerland starting next year. It will be the seventh European market for the first BEV from Sweden.

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Sep 13, 2019 - 03:20 pm

Volvo & Polestar to charge into Australia in 2020

The notoriously underserved electric car market in Australia can look ahead to a better 2020. Volvo and Polestar are planning to bring two electric cars and a PHEV to the continent in 2020. Besides, Mini is readying the all-electric Cooper for entry as well.

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Aug 27, 2019 - 12:34 pm

Polestar opens first factory in China

Volvo’s electric car subsidiary Polestar opened its first production facility today. At the new facility in Chengdu, China, the 441 kW Polestar 1 PHEV coupe is manufactured for China and export markets.

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May 8, 2019 - 06:20 pm

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.

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May 6, 2019 - 01:55 pm

Volvo & Polestar get separate U.S. EV tax credits

The fully electric Volvo subsidiary Polestar has qualified for the $7,500 federal tax credit in the USA separately from their mother company, meaning that each will be allowed to sell 200,000 vehicles before the credit runs out.

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Feb 27, 2019 - 03:08 pm

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.

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Feb 8, 2019 - 01:33 pm

Volvo searching for Polestar investors

Volvo is currently holding talks with Chinese and US investors to generate additional capital for its Polestar electric car brand. Meanwhile, the subsidiary has announced that the Polestar 2, the brand’s first all-electric model, will be officially presented on February 27.

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Jan 6, 2019 - 05:05 pm

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.

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Oct 5, 2018 - 04:22 pm

First Polestar 1 electric cars rolling off the lines (video)

Volvo’s electronic performance brand Polestar has finally begun making their first vehicle, the Polestar 1, which they had introduced a year ago. Yesterday, Polestar announced having completed 34 of the electric supercars in Sweden – as a handmade series for testing.

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Jul 17, 2018 - 04:12 pm

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.

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Jul 9, 2018 - 03:36 pm

Polestar appoints Gregor Hembrough to lead in the USA

Volvo’s all-electric performance brand Polestar is driving their global expansion. A new subsidiary in the States has found a new leader. Gregor Hembrough is to lead Polestar Automotive USA Inc. building on 25 years of experience in the automotive industry.

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Jun 13, 2018 - 01:22 pm

Volvo and Polestar launch performance boost for PHEV

Volvo is launching a new electrified performance offer called Polestar Engineered, specifically developed for its upcoming 60 Series plug-in hybrid cars. The package tweaks the wheels, brakes, suspension and engine control unit for higher performance and better fuel economy.

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Apr 25, 2018 - 05:13 pm

Every 2nd Volvo sold to be purely electric by 2025

The Swedish brand is advancing its transition into a premium plug-in label fast as Volvo aims for fully electric cars to account for half of its total sales by 2025. This builds on their plans that new models released from 2019 will be electrified in some form.

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Mar 2, 2018 - 12:33 pm

August Wu is Polestars new president

As of the 1st of March, August Wu is the new president of Polestar in China. As the new president, he will be responsible for the electric Volvo subsidiary, and will be tasked with popularizing the brand in the Chinese market.

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Feb 7, 2018 - 02:30 pm

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.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/06/28/volvo-cars-waymo-to-develop-self-driving-electric-cabs/
28.06.2020 17:51