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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…

Polestar Considering Re-Subscription Model for Lightly Used Vehicles

posted by on 24 September 2018 in News Polestar News

As Polestar moves forward with its business plan and pushes the idea of a subscription model, the question of what becomes of a used car becomes ever more important. With no clear path to ownership laid out like in a lease, buyers can simply return their three year old cars and wash their hands of […] More…

Polestar to Open Retail Spaces in US Next Year Starting with New York

posted by on 24 September 2018 in News Polestar News

After showing off its first creation to interested buyers for a few months, Polestar is finally revealing more of its plan for how it will navigate the automotive space. And with nearly 200 deposits for the Polestar 1 coming from America alone — the market that has shown the most interest — you can be […] More…

Polestar Appoints New Global Sales Head

posted by on 11 September 2018 in Polestar News

Polestar has brought in a new sales boss. They’re getting experience from a new executive who has worked with Jaguar Land Rover, PSA, Mercedes-Benz, and Toyota. Mike Whittington is the latest addition to the Polestar team, as the leader of Global Sales Operations. That means it’s his job to help shape the company’s retail operation […] More…

Polestar Adds Some Sideways to 2019 Volvos

posted by on 15 August 2018 in Polestar News Volvo News

Volvo race team turned factory tuner turned stand-alone performance brand Polestar is still tuning Volvos. The latest looks to be a bit of a drift mode. Or is that driftläge? There’s a new Polestar-developed software package for pretty much all of the automaker’s 2019 models that revamps the all-wheel-drive system. It sends more power to […] More…

Polestar 1’s US Debut at Monterey Car Week

posted by on 31 July 2018 in News Polestar News

Polestar is bringing the Polestar 1 to North America for the first time in August. The brand’s debut will happen during Monterey Car Week. “It’s great to bring Polestar to America,” said Thomas Ingenlath, Chief Executive Officer at Polestar. “North America is a major market for our new brand and we have received great feedback […] More…

Polestar’s Head Test Driver Built His First Rally Car at 15.

posted by on 17 July 2018 in News Polestar News

Electrified car maker Polestar is making sure that performance comes built in. And a key part of that is their rally pilot turned test driver. Joakim Rydholm is integral in the set-up of Polestar’s cars. And not just their upcoming models, their past and current cars too. So what kind of knowledge and experience does […] More…