Tag: Polestar

Polestar’s UK R&D Team To Develop Precept EV’s Production Version

Polestar plans to continue growing its U.K. test facility in order to achieve its goal of making high-performance, environmentally sustainable cars. To achieve that, the automaker will expand the team from 250 people to more than 500 people in the near future. Polestar’s U.K. R&D team will work alongside the Swedish R&D team, focusing on […]

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The 2023 Polestar 3 SUV Based On The Next Volvo XC90 Will Get A “Unique” Powerful Powertrain

The Polestar 3 will have just two rows of seats and will be more powerful than its Volvo counterpart. Although Polestar has shown off little more than a silhouette covered by a sheet the brand’s CEO, Thomas Ingenlath, revealed a few more details about the upcoming SUV to Car and Driver. Soon to be built […]

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Polestar Announces European Pricing For Single-Motor Versions Of Its Polestar 2

Prices for the more value-oriented versions of the Polestar 2 have been announced at IAA Munich 2021. The new models help bring the cost of getting into a Polestar 2 by €6,000 ($7,119 USD). Both are available with just one motor, the Standard range Single motor Polestar 2 rings in at €45,500 ($53,974 USD) while […]

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The Cake Makka Electric Moped Charges As Its Being Carried By The Polestar 2

Polestar took to the floor at IAA Munich to show off a new electric moped that it has designed in collaboration with Cake. The Makka – Polestar Edition is a last-mile commuter designed specifically to complement the Polestar 2. Based on the Cake Makka, the Polestar Edition is a modified version of the electric moped. […]

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Polestar’s Precept Previews Tesla Model S-Beater, But Is Less About Performance And More About Saving The Planet

Some may say that Polestar is still finding its place in the world. Initially a separate company focused on making Volvos less boring, they were bought by Volvo in 2015 to become an in-house skunkworks for the Swedes. Then, in 2017, plans were announced by parent company Geely to spin-off Polestar as a separate entity. […]

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Polestar 2 With 469 HP And Stiffer Suspension To Tackle Goodwood Hillclimb

With this year’s Goodwood Festival Of Speed just under the corner, Polestar announced it will tackle the famous track with a specially prepared Polestar 2. The experimental prototype has more power from the electric motors, new brakes, larger wheels, and a heavily tuned suspension for improved handling. Company CEO Thomas Ingenlath challenged the team to […]

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Volvo’s First EV-Only Plant Will Be In America

Volvo is transitioning into an electric-only brand and it appears their U.S. plant in Ridgeville, South Carolina will play an important role. Speaking to Automotive News, Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson confirmed the Ridgeville plant will become their first factory to only produce electric vehicles. While the plant currently builds the S60, it will add the Polestar 3 […]

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