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Some of the best vehicles we drove for 2021

Every year we drive many vehicles in our line of work. However, there are always some that stand out from everything else. These are the cars, trucks, and crossovers that end up on our personal recommended lists and the ones we remember the fondest. Only a few are high-dollar exotics, many of these are the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/29/2021
2021 Polestar 1 review: The ultimate expression of Swedish grand touring

Concept cars rarely make it to production unchanged so when the unthinkable happens, it’s a big deal. The 2021 Polestar 1 is the result of the Volvo Concept Coupe turning into the first vehicle for a new nameplate with Swedish roots. Built on a heavily modified carbon fiber-intensive version of the SPA architecture, this plug-in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/21/2021
Polestar model release cadence outlined in an investor presentation

Polestar aims to be one of the leading brands in the luxury segment when it comes to sustainability and electrification. Its existing models, the limited-run Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid grand tourer and all-electric Polestar 2 sedan, are just the beginning. With the former ending production this year, the latter is the only vehicle left in […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/20/2021
2022 Polestar 2 single-motor EPA rated for 270 miles

The EPA has officially revealed the range estimates for the 2022 Polestar 2 single-motor. At 270 miles per charge, that’s 21 miles more than the dual-motor car, which is good for 249 miles. That’s also more than the Tesla Model 3 Standard Range, which is good for 263 miles. However, the Long Range and Performance […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/15/2021
Polestar 0 Project team takes shape, launches call to joint action

Earlier this year, Polestar announced an ambitious goal to create a truly climate-neutral car by 2030. Called the Polestar 0 Project, this initiative aims to remove all emissions of making a vehicle throughout the complete supply chain including production and logistics. Polestar will also not offset anything, making the project more difficult. A dedicated team […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/9/2021
Polestar 2 dual-motor is now available with a power upgrade in certain markets

Polestar has announced a new software upgrade that increases the power output of the already potent dual-motor Polestar 2. This isn’t the first time the company has announced such a feature because it’s been doing this to Volvo’s cars for decades. Vehicles like the Volvo C30, V50, and first-generation XC60 got power increases via software […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/7/2021
Autopia 2099 is Radwood’s techie cousin and that’s a good thing

Electrification is such a big deal these days. Automakers are scrambling to electrify vehicles and people, especially enthusiasts, are eager to see what it will do to cars and car culture. Between curiosity and the need to move to something more sustainable, consumers want to learn what electrification can do for them. For car enthusiasts, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/6/2021
Polestar 3 teased again wearing pixel-like camouflage

The 2023 Polestar 3, Polestar’s first crossover, has been teased once again and we finally get to see some of its exterior design details. Right away, you’ll notice the new take on the Thor’s Hammer LED headlights, which now go up the hood of the car. Like it the Precept show vehicle, they’re thinner and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/3/2021
Polestar 5 appears completely uncovered on video

Polestar is hard at work on its new models. As the 619-hp Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe ends production this year, the brand has a fresh salvo of three new battery-electric vehicles in the pipeline. One of those vehicles is the Polestar 5, a grand touring sedan that’s essentially the production version of the Precept […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/23/2021
Watch: Charge Across America EV rally is underway right now

Charge Across America is a cross-country EV rally where 5 teams are competing for glory—- and a $10,000 prize — while helping promote the usability of modern EVs, while also highlighting areas that need improved. The rally is currently still going on, and a full documentary of the experience will air on network television. We […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/7/2021