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
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
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
Stream video live from inside your Polestar 2 with a new app

Polestar has announced that it has added a video streaming app to the Polestar 2. The feature, which is currently in the beta stage, is available in all European markets and will bring web-based streaming services from various providers. Polestar says the app will be available only when the vehicle is parked. The moment you […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Polestar 2 adds digital key and updated Polestar app

Polestar continues to add new functions to the Polestar 2 via over-the-air (OTA) updates. This time, the car gets a digital key function, which allows owners to use their smartphone as the key to the vehicle. The Polestar app has also been updated, allowing you access to battery status, remote locking, and remote climate start. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
You can now get a Polestar 2 with a single motor and new option packages

The Polestar 2 has expanded thanks to a new range of features and the addition of the single-motor variant. That version gets a single 231-hp electric motor and retains the same 78-kWh battery. Dual-motor versions retain two 204-hp electric motors for a combined output of 408 hp. On a charge, the Polestar 2 can travel […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2021 Polestar 2 review: The first fully-electric Polestar

Power is easy to come by in modern vehicles. Whether it’s equipped with a conventional internal combustion engine, a hybrid powertrain, or all-electric, straight-line speed is in abundance. Finding a car that blends speed with finesse, style, and personality, however, is tough. Few can combine those traits beautifully and the ones that do leave a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Polestar 0 Project aims to make carbon neutral car by 2030

Polestar has announced in its annual review and sustainability report that it plans to make the first truly carbon-neutral vehicle by 2030. Instead of offsetting emissions, which is deemed not viable in the long run because forests are still prone to logging, fires, and climate change, the Swedish brand plans to eliminate emissions. “Offsetting is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Polestar 2 gets over-the-air updates and range improvements

Polestar has expanded their vehicles’ ability to get over-the-air (OTA) updates. A new safety feature focused on warning you of road hazards has also been included as part of the latest software. “With OTA we bring the latest software updates straight to Polestar 2 customers just like they experience it on their smartphones,” said Polestar […]

by Stefan Ogbac
18 new or updated EVs coming to market in 2021

The year 2021 will be a major one for battery-electric vehicles. Automakers will start releasing their opening salvo of dedicated EVs, signaling the continued move toward electrification across both mainstream and luxury segments. Most of these vehicles are rated for over 200 miles of range or are expected to go longer than that on a […]

by Stefan Ogbac