May 20, 2022 - 11:57 am
Polestar lowers EV production targets for 2022
Polestar reported a new sales record for the first four months of this year. At the same time, the electric car brand is reducing its planned number of vehicle sales to customers for 2022 from 65,000 to around 50,000 units.
Apr 27, 2022 - 10:09 pm
Polestar reveals updates and a better CO2 balance
Polestar has new features for its all-electric Polestar 2. In addition to the larger battery for the basic version already announced in March, the design and equipment updates include new colours, rims and interior trim.
Apr 8, 2022 - 02:39 pm
CAM report shows Tesla as top e-mobility innovator
Within the framework of the annually updated ‘Electromobility Report 2022’ of the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), Tesla scored best by a clear margin. Volkswagen and Hyundai follow in second and third place for BEV innovations.
Mar 25, 2022 - 02:23 pm
Polestar 2 Long range to launch in the USA
Polestar has announced the market launch of the all-electric Polestar 2 Long range Single motor fastback in the United States. Available to order online, the single-motor Polestar 2 starts at prices of $45,900, or as low as $33,400 after qualified federal and state incentives.
Mar 8, 2022 - 03:57 pm
Polestar expands their Supervisory Board
Before its planned listing on the US stock exchange Nasdaq in the second half of this year, the electric car manufacturer Polestar has announced that it will expand its supervisory board. Some heads from Volvo will join the board – and ex-Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann.
Mar 3, 2022 - 03:18 pm
Polestar presents electric convertible concept
With the project name Polestar O2, the Swedish electric car brand has presented the concept of an electric convertible. The Polestar O2 takes up the design language of the Precept. The brand is not yet making any statements about possible series production.
Feb 16, 2022 - 02:46 pm
Polestar 5 to use bonded alumium chassis
Polestar will use a new chassis made of bonded aluminium in the Polestar 5 announced for 2024. With a specially developed manufacturing process, the Swedish brand aims to avoid the previous disadvantages.
Jan 18, 2022 - 01:56 pm
Polestar launches the Polestar 2 in South Korea
Polestar is now launching its Polestar 2 on the South Korean market. Prices for the electric sedan start at 54.9 million won for the single-engine version and 57.9 million won for the dual-engine variant. Orders are available now and deliveries are scheduled to begin in mid-March.
Dec 3, 2021 - 02:02 pm
Polestar shows prototype of the Polestar 3
Polestar has given a preview of its Polestar 3 electric SUV planned for next year with a new teaser image. There are also new figures on the growth targets of the Swedish-Chinese electric brand.
Nov 16, 2021 - 12:00 pm
Polestar wants to double market reach by 2023
The electric car brand Polestar aims to increase its annual sales to 290,000 vehicles by the end of 2025 with expansion in existing and new markets and the introduction of three new models. By the end of 2023, Polestar should already be present in 30 markets – currently there are 14.
Sep 27, 2021 - 12:38 pm
Polestar closing in on SPAC merger for IPO
Polestar is apparently close to completing the proposed SPAC merger with investment firm Gores Guggenheim that was first leaked in July. The official announcement could be made in the course of today, Monday.
Sep 15, 2021 - 12:04 pm
Polestar reveals details to electric SUV Polestar 3
Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath revealed new information about the Polestar 3 at the IAA Mobility. The brand wants to offer the electric SUV with one as well as two drives. Ingenlath also gave new details about the interior.
Sep 7, 2021 - 11:47 am
Polestar to launch single motor deliveries this month
Polestar has announced that the single-engine variants of the Polestar 2, which were introduced in the spring, will be delivered for the first time this month. The Swedish-Chinese brand also plans to expand further globally.
Sep 2, 2021 - 01:26 pm
Norway marks 11,811 new EV registrations in August
In Norway, 11,811 new electric cars were registered in August. The share of electric cars in new passenger car registrations was 71.9 per cent last month. Norway’s most successful model across all drive types in August was the Tesla Model Y with 1,308 new registrations.
Aug 25, 2021 - 04:01 pm
Volkswagen tops CAM innovation rankings
Volkswagen is the most innovative car company in 2021 – ahead of Daimler and Tesla. This is the result of a new study by the German Center of Automotive Management (CAM), which regularly publishes rankings of the most innovative corporations and premium brands.
Aug 14, 2021 - 12:30 pm
Polestar 2 priced in the USA
Swedish electric vehicle brand Polestar announced the extended range, lower pricing, and bespoke configuration for the model year 2022 Polestar 2 in the USA. Prices for the single motor version start at $45,000 before subsidies.
Jul 26, 2021 - 02:50 pm
Polestar to expand globally this year
Electric car brand Polestar will enter nine new markets later this year, doubling its presence to 18 markets worldwide. By the end of the year, the number of brick and mortar locations worldwide is also expected to double to around 100.
Jul 12, 2021 - 11:29 am
Volvo increases stake in Polestar
Volvo Cars announced the acquisition of additional shares in electric car brand Polestar, bringing the car company’s stake back up to 49.5 per cent. Meanwhile, a media report says that Polestar is currently negotiating an IPO.
Jun 29, 2021 - 01:34 pm
Volvo’s Ridgeville plant to go fully electric
The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo Cars will convert its Ridgeville plant in the US state of South Carolina into an all-electric car production facility. The company says that here, the fully electric cars “of the new generation will be built” before Europe and China.
Jun 21, 2021 - 01:21 pm
Northvolt & Volvo Cars consider battery cell joint venture
Volvo Car Group and Northvolt want to set up a joint venture to develop and produce more sustainable batteries tailored to power Volvo’s and Polestar’s next generation of pure electric cars. The plans include R&D and a large scale cell factory in Europe.
Jun 16, 2021 - 03:20 pm
Polestar 3 to be manufactured in the USA
Swedish electric car brand Polestar announces that its first SUV model, called Polestar 3, will be produced locally for customers in the US, at Volvo Cars’ Ridgeville manufacturing centre. Production of the Polestar 3 is expected to begin globally in 2022.
Jun 14, 2021 - 11:08 am
Polestar and SK consider EV development alliance
Electric car manufacturer Polestar is exploring a wide-ranging alliance with South Korean conglomerate SK to advance the development of electric cars. The possible collaboration also includes a potential supply of SK batteries for upcoming Polestar vehicles.