August 16

Polestar (PSNY) announces its O₂ roadster concept will enter production as the Polestar 6

EV automaker Polestar continues to make headway toward becoming a major contender in the market. With a fiscally favorable first half of 2022 and an arsenal of novel EV models in its pipeline, the Polestar has announced its sporty O₂ roadster concept will become its latest production model, donned… wait for it… the Polestar 6.

July 13

Polestar reports 125% increase in electric car sales, becomes a quiet success in EV space

Polestar is reporting a 125% increase in electric car sales during the first half of 2022. The small automaker that spun off from Volvo is becoming a quiet success in the EV space.

June 7

Check out the first official Polestar 3 image and teaser video ahead of October debut

Ahead of its world premiere in October, Polestar has publicly shared the first non-camo’d image of its upcoming Polestar 3 SUV alongside a teaser video. When it debuts, the Polestar 3 will be the first of three bespoke models for the Swedish EV brand to arrive over the next three years. Here’s what we know […]

May 24

Polestar and ultrafast battery maker StoreDot form a strategic partnership

Swedish EV maker Polestar and Israel-based electric vehicle battery startup StoreDot today announced that they have entered a strategic partnership.

March 2

First look at the Polestar O₂ concept: A hard-top roadster convertible with an autonomous drone built in

Swedish EV brand Polestar has provided further evidence of its break from the DNA of parent Volvo Cars, unveiling its second concept vehicle, the Polestar O₂. This all-electric, hard-top convertible builds off the automaker’s Precept concept and further showcases what Polestar has planned for its future EVs from both a design and sustainability standpoint. Whether […]

February 22

Polestar 0 Project announces partners and invites others to join the effort to deliver a climate-neutral EV by 2030

Swedish EV automaker Polestar has begun sharing its initial list of potential collaborators for its Polestar 0 Project – the company’s initiative to change the way cars are made by eliminating emissions from the entire supply chain. In addition to announcing the industry suppliers on board, Polestar is extending a global call for collaboration over […]

February 10

Polestar teases its first-ever Super Bowl ad before it airs on Sunday – spoiler alert: No supermodels, explosions, puppies, or monkeys

Young EV brand Polestar will be one of several automakers joining the big game this Sunday, as its first-ever Super Bowl campaign will air during the first quarter. Unlike many other brands, Polestar is not revealing its full 30-second spot before Sunday, but it has shared a 15-second teaser that tells us more about what […]

February 2

Watch this one-off ‘Arctic Circle’ version of the Polestar 2 Long Range comfortably drift through snow and ice like it’s nothing

Swedish EV automaker Polestar recently gave a nod to its especially cold engineering environment by developing a special version of its Polestar 2 to analyze its dynamics in the Arctic. The one-off performance-oriented Polestar 2 was tested on snow and ice to help the team develop and fine-tune future EVs from the brand… it’s also […]

January 11

Volvo previews sleek upgrades to Android OS infotainment system for the Polestar 3 and other upcoming EVs

Volvo Cars has announced it will use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 3rd generation digital cockpit technology to help power its infotainment system. Together with Google’s Android Automotive Operating System (AAOS), this upgrade will mean a faster infotainment system offering an ecosystem of features for future drivers of the Polestar 3, Volvo’s forthcoming electric SUV, and other upcoming […]

December 15, 2021

2022 single motor Polestar 2 receives impressive 270-mile EPA range

Swedish EV automaker Polestar has shared an official EPA range of 270 miles for its long-range, single motor Polestar 2 sedan, the company’s longest range to date. This is a huge jump compared to previous versions of the Polestar 2, and is joined by OTA updates for the dual motor version as well.

April 13, 2021

Polestar 2 electric car gets update with cheaper and longer range options, heat pump, and more

Polestar announced today the launch of new variants of the Polestar 2, the Swedish brand’s first all-electric car. Cheaper and longer range versions are now available.

April 29, 2020

Safety-focused Polestar 2 EV emits a heartbeat-like warning sound

Polestar’s parent company is Volvo, which is a pioneer in auto safety. The company is using the Polestar 2 EV to showcase the group’s latest safety tech. That includes the first use of new front-inner-side airbags and a new Acoustic Vehicle Alert System that warns pedestrians with a soundtrack similar to a heartbeat.

May 6, 2020

Next-generation Volvo EVs will use lidar for hands-off highway driving by 2022

The Volvo brand is all about safety. Today the company announced that it will equip its next-generation vehicles with lidar, an expensive sensor that has almost entirely been reserved for fleet-based robotaxis — not passenger cars. Tesla rejected lidar entirely. But Volvo believes lidar’s robust capabilities can be applied to millions of vehicles for hands-off […]

May 17, 2020

Volvo-owned Polestar partners with CAKE’s Swedish electric motorcycles

The electric vehicle company Polestar and the electric motorcycle company CAKE share more than just a homeland. Now the two Swedish companies are joining forces with a brand partnership as well.

September 26, 2020

Polestar is going to bring this cool electric car concept to production

Polestar confirmed that it is going to bring its latest electric car concept, the Precept, to production, but without a clear timeline.

October 8, 2020

Interview: Gregor Hembrough explains how Polestar can have its cake and eat it too

Polestar is a bit of an enigma as far as auto companies are concerned. The company, which is a joint venture between Geely and Volvo (which, in turn, is also owned by Geely), operates independently on some fronts from either Geely or Volvo in order to remain nimble. But it also leans heavily on its […]

February 25, 2020

Polestar releases pictures of new electric sedan concept

Polestar, Volvo’s performance brand revived as an all-electric brand, has released pictures and a few details of a new electric sedan concept: the Polestar Precept.

June 16, 2021

Polestar 3 electric SUV to be built and sold in the US

Swedish automaker Polestar has announced that its upcoming performance SUV, the Polestar 3, will be built in the US and targeted at American consumers. The all-electric SUV will be manufactured at the Volvo Cars production center in South Carolina and supported by retail “Spaces” across the US.

July 7, 2021

Polestar tells story of Precept’s production journey in a new documentary

As Polestar makes continued efforts to bring its previously announced Precept concept EV to full production, the Swedish automaker has decided to document the whole process. The first installment of Precept: from Concept to Car has debuted on YouTube, with several more installations to follow throughout the entire development phase.

July 9, 2021

Polestar USA head talks lower-priced 2022 version of Polestar 2, new SUV, and more

Electrek sat down with Gregor Hembrough, the head of Polestar North America, to discuss the electric automaker’s latest developments, including the upcoming lower-priced 2022 version of the Polestar 2, SPAC deal speculation, and more.

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