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A Polestar 1 Stars in the First Trailer for Need For Speed Heat

posted by on 14 August 2019 in Industry News News Polestar News

Need for Speed is coming back on November 8th and the first trailer doesn’t just make the game look like a blast, it features an endlessly modified Polestar 1. Set in the fictional Palm City—which is in no way similar to any Floridian cities how dare you suggest that—Need for Speed Heat features all the […] More…

Volvo and Polestar Announce Long-Term Battery Deal

posted by on 15 May 2019 in News Polestar News Volvo News

Volvo has announced a new long-term deal with a pair of battery makers. Helping ensure the supply of cells for the next generation of cars from both Volvo and electrified sports car brand Polestar. The deal is with CATL and LG Chem, two of the world’s leading battery suppliers. It covers the global supply of […] More…

Polestar Wants To Make Lightweight, Low Volume EVs

posted by on 8 May 2019 in News Polestar News Volvo News

Many Volvo diehards weren’t overly happy with the announcement that the Polestar performance brand would be reimagined as a dedicated electric vehicle company. It’s certainly hard to blame them. Polestar was a staple of the touring car scene, and while they still live on in the way of Cyan Racing and the Lynk & Co […] More…

Polestar Opens Up new Android Infotainment to Developers

posted by on 7 May 2019 in Polestar News

Polestar has just launched a new platform for its in-vehicle infotainment system that it wants to encourage new developers to create new in-car digital experiences. The new system allows for Android developers to think outside the infotainment box. Adding new and innovative experiences to the standard system that comes with the vehicle. Apps tuned specifically […] More…

Volvo Might Be Limiting Performance, But Polestar is Not

posted by on 7 March 2019 in Polestar News

Worried about how fast your new Polestar will be able to go, now that parent Volvo is limiting its cars to “just” 112 mph? Well you don’t need to worry, according to a new report. A spokesperson for Polestar at the Geneva show told Car and Driver they “can confirm that Polestar will not be […] More…

New Polestar 2 Teaser Further Suggests 300 Miles of Electric Range

posted by on 24 January 2019 in News Polestar News

It has long been reported that Polestar’s electric ambitions include 500 km (or roughly 310 miles) of range, and a recent teaser from the company seems to suggest that the reports were correct. Among a flurry of teasers, Polestar posted a video of a battery charging gauge. Along with the percentage of charge, it shows […] More…

Check Out the Google HMI System in the New Polestar 2

posted by on 23 January 2019 in News Polestar News

The Polestar 2 will have a new Google-developed HMI system (that stands for Human Macine Interface, just in case you didn’t know) for the upcoming new Polestar 2 electric compact sedan. Polestar released a smartphone and tablet app today that allows you preview the new HMI interface. You can access and download the app using […] More…

The 400 HP Polestar 2’s Tail Revealed in First Teaser

posted by on 3 January 2019 in News Polestar News

Along with the first image of its second model, Polestar has revealed a few details about its (and also Volvo’s) first EV model, the Polestar 2. With 400 hp on tap, the “four-door ‘fastback’” will be able to get you moving in a hurry. It will also get you far, though, because Polestar claims that […] More…

Polestar Celebrates Successful First Crash Test

posted by on 1 November 2018 in News Polestar News

With the might of Volvo’s safety center behind it, it was always a safe bet that the Polestar 1 would be a safety leader. But Volvo, for all its leadership in safety technology, hasn’t had to test many cars made primarily of carbon fiber before.   That’s why the first crash test of Polestar’s first […] More…

First Polestar Space Will be in Oslo

posted by on 12 October 2018 in Polestar News

The first Polestar dealer is going to open in the middle of next year. In Oslo, Norway, not Sweeden as you might expect. The new Polestar Space is the first of 60 that the upstart automaker is planning to open worldwide by the middle of 2020. Why Oslo? the city is one of the most […] More…