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  1. Polestar Model Forum (2015+ )
    Would love to connect with other P2 owners - just got mine last week. Came from California dealer, to Texas - still working on TX registration so I can legally drive it. Any other owners out there?
  2. Volvo News Blog
    Two simultaneous recalls are impacting every Polestar 2 currently on the road. Albeit that amounts to just less than 2,200 cars. The first involves a software issue that can lead the car to brick while the second involves a faulty inverter. "We issued a voluntary safety recall for Polestar 2...
  3. Volvo News Blog
    Tesla has made a name for itself surprising internal combustion cars with its speed off the line. Hardly a surprise, since EVs deliver all of their torque immediately. So how does the all-electric Polestar 2 compare? Well, under very specific circumstances, it beats the Tesla handily. Mind you...
  4. Volvo News Blog
    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...
  5. Volvo News Blog
    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...
  6. Volvo News Blog
    Sweden's CarUp reports that as many as 30 Polestar 2s have been affected by a mysterious issue causing them to become totally immobilized. The problem, reports the outlet, is with the 12V system which causes a warning light before the car dies completely. Unfortunately, despite knowing the...
  7. Volvo News Blog
    (Cue Jan Brady voice); "Tesla, Tesla, Tesla!" When it comes to a sporty, entry-level luxury BEV sedan, that's pretty much the only game in town, and why not? The Model3 is, by most measures (JD Power nit-pickery aside), a great car. But we're so spoiled, ain't we? We like choices, especially...
  8. Volvo News Blog
    Volvo's compact vehicle platform has, since being introduced in 2017, provided the basis for more than 600,000 vehicles worldwide, the company revealed today in a statement. The platform underpins the XC40 as well as the XC40 Recharge P8 electric vehicle, whose sales are set to begin this fall...
  9. Volvo News Blog
    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...
  10. Volvo News Blog
    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...
  11. Volvo News Blog
    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...
  12. Volvo News Blog
    We wish times were better, but it's a happy birthday to Polestar's UK Research and Development team. What started as just 56 team members has more than doubled in the first year of operations for the group, working on Polestar's vehicles beyond the 3. Polestar Automotive UK was forme last May...
  13. Volvo News Blog
    Famed for its safety, Volvo is among the only automakers not simply satisfied with local governments crash tests. As a member of the Volvo Group, Polestar is equally committed to the safety of the people who drive its cars. Today, the young carmaker is focusing on exactly how its making its...
  14. Volvo News Blog
    Polestar today announced that pricing for the Polestar 2 would start at $59,900, lower than initially targeted in order to allow it to apply for state incentives in important markets. "We are quite enthusiastic to announce the U.S. pricing for the Polestar 2," said Gregor Hembrough, Head of...
  15. Volvo News Blog
    In a letter sent out to prospective customers and posted to polestar-forum.com , Polestar announced that it had begun production on the Polestar 2. This despite production stoppages around the world and work-from-home orders to its staff in Europe and North America. "Our precautions and...
  16. Volvo News Blog
    Sick of having to avoid conversations with people who know about the ending to your favourite show? Well, worry no more, because Polestar's infotainment system will let you stream shows while you charge. The news is part of a series of tidbits dropped by the company before the Polestar 2, the...
  17. Volvo News Blog
    Performance EV brand Polestar has brought the pure-electric Polestar 2 one step closer to production, with tooling trial prototypes of the brand-new car model now rolling off the line at Geely's Luqiao facility in China. The car is Polestar's second production model after the Polestar 1...
  18. Volvo News Blog
    Electrified performance car-maker Polestar on Tuesday announced more pricing information regarding the forthcoming Polestar 2 , revealing that an optional Performance Pack will be available for €6,000 in Germany, The Netherlands, and Belgium - three of the car's launch markets. In the United...
  19. Volvo News Blog
    Polestar 2 today officially announced the launch price for its first full-electric, mass market car: the Polestar 2. Unfortunately, the prices were only official for its launch markets, but do give those of us this side of the Atlantic an idea of what Polestar has in mind. Prices will start at...
  20. Volvo News Blog
    The Polestar 2 is here, and while we covered it late last month, there's something about videos that words and pictures alone can't do. The video was published by Top Gear and presented by Jack Rix, who goes over the 2's more noteworthy features. Features like its big infotainment screen, its...
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