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Volvo plots a course for the future of Polestar

16 July 2019

Polestar will soon start producing the 1, a low volume PHEV super-coupe that will be joined in 2020 by a BEV crossover and then an SUV. Can this company, co-owned by Volvo Car Group and Zhejiang Geely Holding, gather as strong a following as Tesla and make money?


Volvo's 'American car' gets a UK visa

13 May 2019

This new S60 may well be the first Volvo Car made in the United States (but not in North America as there once was a CKD kit assembly operation in Canada) but you'd be hard pushed to find any evidence anywhere an owner might look.


2019 Geneva motor show world debuts list

6 March 2019

Concepts, prototypes and production models which were world premieres at the 2019 Geneva motor show are discussed below.


Volvo Cars' Polestar - the future models

6 July 2018

The next make in a series which is looking at the current and future models of Geely Automobile Holdings is Polestar. This follows previous features on Geely and Geely Emgrand as well as Lynk & Co. Volvo Car Group refers to Polestar as its "new electric performance brand".

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Polestar opens China manufacturing facility

28 August 2019

Geely-owned performance electric car brand Polestar has opened a manufacturing facility in Chengdu, China.


New Polestar 2 to feature Öhlins adjustable dampers

15 July 2019

DRiV, a Tenneco business and leading global aftermarket and OE ride performance supplier, announced that its Öhlins brand DFV (Dual Flow Valve) adjustable suspension dampers will be featured in a performance package for the new, all-electric Polestar 2 five-door fastback.


Polestar confirms battery suppliers for cars

15 May 2019

Geely-owned Polestar has confirmed that leading battery makers CATL and LG Chem will supply batteries for the company’s electric performance cars, as part of multi-billion dollar agreements signed by Volvo Car Group.


Polestar establishes new UK R&D facility

8 May 2019

Geely-owned premium electric car brand Polestar says it has significantly expanded its research and development capacity with the establishment of a new R&D centre in the UK.


Polestar 2 manufacturing site confirmed

12 April 2019

At the Chinese debut of the Polestar 2 in Shanghai, Geely-owned Polestar confirmed that production of the new electric performance fastback will take place in Luqiao, Zhejiang Province, from early 2020.


Volvo reshuffles executive deck

14 March 2019

Geely's Volvo Cars is restructuring its executive management team to place technological developments and digitalisation at the core of the company's future strategy, focus on its core global business and adapt to new ways of interacting with customers.


US sales for Polestar 2 threatened by trade tariffs

7 March 2019

The Geely/Volvo Cars owned Polestar brand has warned that the launch of its new fully electric model in the US could be jeopardised by trade tariffs.


just-auto Plus only Polestar assess carbon fibre strength in real crash test

2 November 2018

Polestar has undertaken the first of a series of crash tests as part of the development of the Polestar 1. This represents first time the Volvo Car Group has assessed the strength of a carbon fibre reinforced polymer body in a real crash situation. "We...


just-auto Plus only Polestar opens its new global headquarters in Sweden

17 October 2018

Polestar has inaugurated its new global headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. Strategically located on the Volvo Car Group campus, the new building and working environment supports cross-functional collaboration throughout Polestar and further strengthens...


Polestar plans first outlet for Oslo

11 October 2018

The first Polestar Space will open in the middle of 2019 in Oslo, Norway, one of the most developed electric vehicle markets.


Polestar 1 prototype cars production begins in Gothenburg

5 October 2018

Momentum in the development of the Polestar 1 has increased with the production of the first series of road-going verification prototype (VP) cars in Sweden. Produced for a number of purposes including crash tests, weather testing and on-road assessment, the VP cars form the very first fleet of Polestar 1 cars on the road.


just-auto Plus only Polestar names global sales head

12 September 2018

Mike Whittington has joined Polestar to lead the company’s Global Sales Operations. He joins Polestar as the company begins to shape its retail operations, and follows the recent announcement of the new retail lab which is developing concepts for the...


Polestar software delivers more rear-wheel torque to Volvos

15 August 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has introduced a new Polestar-developed software upgrade that it says increases torque distribution to the rear wheels of Volvo cars equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD), for 'more dynamic driving'.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars names new Polestar US head

10 July 2018

Polestar announced the appointment of Gregor Hembrough to lead Polestar Automotive USA, its newly-established US subsidiary focused on developing the new electric performance brand in one of its most important core markets. Gregor joins Polestar with a...


Volvo limits US S60 Polestar supply

28 June 2018

As Volvo Car USA starts S60 production for the US at a new factory in South Carolina, the automaker announced the new S60 T8 Polestar Engineered variant of the sedan will be limited to only 20 for that market.


Geely's Polestar uses CFRP for new model

19 June 2018

Geely's Polestar is making extensive use of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) for its upcoming Polestar 1 model.


Volvo launching Polestar Engineered spec for PHEVs

14 June 2018

Volvo Cars and electrified performance vehicle arm Polestar have launched a "new electrified performance offer" called Polestar Engineered, developed for the redesigned 60 series' new T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid variants.

Polestar news

Polestar opens China manufacturing facility

28 August 2019

Geely-owned performance electric car brand Polestar has opened a manufacturing facility in Chengd...


Volvo plots a course for the future of Polestar

16 July 2019

Polestar will soon start producing the 1, a low volume PHEV super-coupe that will be joined in 20...


New Polestar 2 to feature Öhlins adjustable dampers

15 July 2019

DRiV, a Tenneco business and leading global aftermarket and OE ride performance supplier, announc...


Polestar confirms battery suppliers for cars

15 May 2019

Geely-owned Polestar has confirmed that leading battery makers CATL and LG Chem will supply batte...


Volvo's 'American car' gets a UK visa

13 May 2019

This new S60 may well be the first Volvo Car made in the United States (but not in North America...


Polestar establishes new UK R&D facility

8 May 2019

Geely-owned premium electric car brand Polestar says it has significantly expanded its research a...



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