Polestar

2nd October 2020

Volvo Starts Production of its Own BEVs

While Volvo’s premium EV sub-brand is grabbing all the electrification headlines, the Swedish parent company has begun its own pure electric push. It has announced that production has begun...

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28th September 2020

Polestar Commits to its ‘Commitment’ Car

Premium BEV manufacturer Polestar has promised to put its concept, or “commitment” car, the Precept into full production. The car, claiming leading eco-friendly credentials, had been unveiled ahead of...

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10th August 2020

Hyundai Latest to Join BEV Sub-Branding

Hyundai is joining the ranks of automaker’s hiving off their all-electric products into a sub-brand. Following in the wheel tracks of Volvo’s Polestar and Aston Martin’s Lagonda, the Korean...

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29th June 2020

Weekly Brief: Amazon Ready to Disrupt the Driverless Industry

Amazon’s purchase of self-driving car specialist Zoox for $1.2Bn last week will ripple across the autonomous car industry. Zoox is a six-year-old start-up based out of Silicon Valley. It...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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26th June 2020

Volvo Joins Waymo in Robo-Taxi Mission

Volvo has decided to partner with driverless mobility specialist Waymo in a bid to advance its own autonomous ambitions. The Swedish automaker, including its affiliates Polestar and Lynk &...

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7th April 2020

Polestar Targets Sustainability with BEV Concept

Polestar has released more details of its latest luxury performance BEV concept highlighting its ambitions towards sustainable car production. The Polestar Precept builds on the vegan foundations presented by...

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24th March 2020

Polestar Starts BEV Production Expecting Europe Bounce Back

Polestar is anticipating a swift recovery in demand for its BEV products post-virus with the start of vehicle production to serve global markets. Production of the all-electric Polestar 2...

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21st October 2019

Polestar Back to Roots as Volvo Tune Shop

Its good to see Polestar is maintaining its role as the tuning shop for the Volvo brand despite being billed as the standalone BEV automaker. That’s because under the...

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8th October 2019

Polestar R-Amps Up its Power

Polestar is sticking true to its performance car roots with the launch of a power pack upgrade for the new Polestar 2. Leading the performance charge is an electric...

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4th July 2019

Lotus Names Coming BEV Hypercar

Lotus’s forthcoming Type 130 BEV hypercar has been dubbed the Evija which will get a partial unveiling at this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. The iconic...

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15th May 2019

Polestar Chooses Battery Pack Providers

Premium EV manufacturer Polestar has chosen two battery suppliers to power its future performance cars. The luxury all-electric sub-brand of Volvo has agreed contracts with a Chinese company, CATL,...

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9th May 2019

Polestar Chooses UK’s Auto Heartlands For R&D Push

The UK’s automotive heartlands have been selected as the base for a new research and development center for Volvo’s premium EV brand, Polestar. The center has been opened in...

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