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2022 Polestar 2 single motor first drive review: The Gothenburg Project

If there’s one thing that we learned from Elon Musk and Tesla, it’s that building cars is difficult. So, when a car company that was launched on Oct. 17, 2017 already has two models out on the streets for customers to buy, that’s a pretty incredible feat. What’s more incredible is that the brand’s mainstream […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/9/2021
Polestar Re: Move will help you transport more stuff sustainably

Polestar has revealed its first last-mile delivery vehicle at the 2021 Munich auto show. Called the Polestar Re: Move, this working prototype is the result of a collaboration by a consortium of companies focusing on design, mobility, and sustainability answering the call for surging home delivery demands. Announced in early 2021, this project is codeveloped […]

by Stefan Ogbac
9/7/2021
2022 Polestar 2 gets more range, lower starting price

The 2022 Polestar 2 has been announced with more range and a lower starting price. Quite possibly the biggest news is that the front-drive single-motor version is now available in the U.S. That gets you an EPA-estimated 265 miles of range on a single charge and 228 hp and 243 lb-ft of torque. Polestar says […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/23/2021
Polestar will double global retail locations this year, 22 new locations in the U.S.

Polestar’s retail footprint is about to grow significantly before the end of 2021 as it’s poised to double its so-called “spaces.” In total, Polestar will open more than 40 new locations before the end of the year as it continues its expansion across all regions. The one that will see the biggest growth, however, is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/29/2021
2023 Polestar 3: What we know about the all-electric performance crossover

The 2023 Polestar 3 is a crucial product for Volvo’s younger sibling brand. Being a crossover, it has broader appeal than the Polestar 2 especially with the added utility offered by the hatch. Further making the Polestar 3 an important vehicle is that it will be underpinned by Volvo Car Group’s new platform dedicated specifically […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/11/2021
Is the Polestar 2 about to get a power bump?

The Polestar 2 is an incredibly fun car to drive, especially in its dual-motor configuration. With 408 hp and 487 lb-ft of torque on tap instantly, you get quick acceleration to go with nimble handling and it appears Polestar has more surprises up its sleeve. The experimental Polestar 2 shown at the 2021 Goodwood Festival […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/11/2021
Experimental Polestar 2 shows up at the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed

An experimental Polestar 2 has been shown at the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed to highlight the level of performance that can be achieved with electrification. This two-tone white and silver prototype vehicle is a highly modified dual-motor example with lots of go-fast goodies to push the envelope even more. “I challenged the design and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/8/2021
Polestar 3 electric crossover teased for the first time, will be built in the United States

The Polestar 3 has been teased for the first time and it will be built in the U.S. That’s right, Polestar’s upcoming crossover will be built in Ridgeville, South Carolina alongside, the same facility that already produces the Volvo S60 and will also make the next-generation XC90. The U.S. is the second manufacturing location for […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/16/2021
The Android Automotive UI is a game changer

Multimedia systems are one of the most used parts of a car and manufacturers must get it right. Automakers have approached this differently to varying results. The best ones to date are Hyundai Motor Group, General Motors, Stellantis, and Mercedes-Benz. All of these companies have interfaces that are user-friendly because they’re either super straightforward or […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
Polestar launches mobile service in the United States

Polestar has launched a mobile service for the U.S. market and is aimed at improving the customer experience for those who don’t live near an authorized service center. This new program will send a Polestar technician to the owner’s location and perform a wide range of procedures including minor repairs and software updates. This eliminates […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/27/2021