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Ingenlath Defends Polestar 2’s Low Range, Says it’s Sufficient for Day-to-Day Use

posted by on 13 October 2020 in Polestar News

Range anxiety is something that seems to preoccupy people who don’t own EVs more than it does people who do own EVs. Still, though, people-who-don’t-own-EVs is a vast opportunity for manufacturers, so a bad-looking EPA test is something to be concerned about. That’s why Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO, has come out to defend his company […] More…

Polestar 2 Rated at 233 Miles by EPA

posted by on 6 October 2020 in Polestar News

The Polestar 2 is the latest European EV to have its range boasting bruised by the EPA. Rated at a healthy 233 miles per charge, America’s authority rates it at 60 miles fewer than the European authority’s range prediction. The automaker was shooting for a range of 275 miles. Though it exceeded its target in […] More…

Polestar Pounces on Passion from Populace, Will Produce Precept Promptly

posted by on 28 September 2020 in Polestar News

The people loved the Precept and Polestar is listening. Thomas Ingenlath, the brand’s CEO, today announced that the concept will pull a Polestar 1 and become a real production car. “‘Stunning. Spectacular. Cutting-edge. We’d like to see it on the road!’ This is what the press wrote about the Precept and the public said ‘We […] More…

Polestar Expanding to Double Spaces, More Countries

posted by on 22 September 2020 in Polestar News

Upstart electric automaker and Volvo spinoff Polestar is getting up and dancing quickly, says a new report from Reuters. A doubling of showrooms globally and new markets are in store for this year for the automaker. Speaking at the Beijing Auto Show this week, and one of few international auto execs to make the trip, […] More…

Watch: The Polestar 2 May Have the Best Infotainment System in Any Car Right Now

posted by on 17 July 2020 in News Polestar News

Video reviews of the Polestar 2 are finally trickling out of Europe and as you might expect, the conclusions are quite good.  CarWow’s Mat Watson takes you through his initial impressions of the interior—which being Volvo-derived is excellent—and the driving impressions—which being electric are impressive. The marquee feature, according to Watson, though, is the new […] More…

Polestar 2 Performance Pack Adds Brembo Brakes, Ohlins Dampers

posted by on 24 June 2020 in News Polestar News

Featuring Brembo brakes, Öhlins dampers, 22 available driver settings, and lightweight 20-inch forged alloy wheels, the Polestar 2’s Performance Pack will be familiar to any fans of Volvo—and that’s a good thing. The four-piston aluminum brake callipers have been designed with Brembo “Stile” do fit Polestar’s distinct Scandi aesthetic. Inspires be the lines of the […] More…

Polestar Launches Annual Design Challenge

posted by on 23 June 2020 in News Polestar News

Inspired by the creative posts shared to its Instgram page, Polestar is launching a formal design challenge for students and professionals. The brief for the contest is to design something “that stretches the boundaries of imagination, looks ahead 20 years without stretching into the realm of fantasy.” Notable absent from that brief is the word […] More…

Polestar Koenigsegg Collab Sadly Doesn’t Include Actual Engineering

posted by on 4 June 2020 in News Polestar News

Earlier this week, we were excited to report two of Sweden’s top three manufacturers, Polestar and Koenigsegg, were teasing a collaboration. Today, Car and Driver reports that the collaboration will include a promotional video and nothing more. “The brands (and our designers) are quite friendly, and decided to have some fun with cars for everyone […] More…

Polestar and Koenigsegg are Planning “Something Exciting”

posted by on 2 June 2020 in News Polestar News

With twin posts coming from Koenigsegg and Polestar this week promising something both ‘exciting” and “interesting, we can’t remember being this eager to find out more since Gabbo. The brands each posted pictures of the Polestar Precept and the Koenigsegg Gemera today. The Polestar post, however, promised that it would be happening on Sweden’s west […] More…

Polestar Finds Single-Account Payment Method for Charging Across Europe

posted by on 2 June 2020 in News Polestar News

Polestar has partnered with Plugsurfing in Europe to try to simplify charging as much as possible. The service will come standard with every Polestar and includes an RFID tag that allows owners to charge at more than 195,000 charging points with a single account. The problem with charging is that often, annoyingly, requires you to […] More…