This brand is owned by: Geely Holding Group

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Taking on Tesla - will Polestar prosper?

11 June 2020

Sales volume remains miniscule; still, Polestar believes it has everything in place to thrive as a seller of high priced cars and crossovers. Production of the first two models is underway, market launches in many countries will happen soon and additional models are coming into view. Will Volvo and Geely's fully charged sports EV division fly or falter?


2020 Geneva motor show - all the digital debuts

3 March 2020

The cancellation of the Geneva motor show meant that most vehicles which would have been world debuts were instead revealed via online premieres. Concepts, prototypes and production models originally due to have their public premieres are listed below.


Management briefing - 2020 Geneva motor no-show

25 February 2020

This year's Geneva Salon will be remembered as being cancelled due to the coronavirus. What would we have seen? There was no stand-out star, although there were to be many important prototypes and production models making their world debuts. Please note that our preview was written before cancellation.


Volvo S60 saloon shifts to warp speed with Twin Engine powertrain

8 October 2019

Select Fusion Red Volvo S60 T8 Twin Engine AWD R-Design Plus saloon at UK 'Recharge' event. Vaguely recall last drive of T8 XC90 several years ago (was it really as far back as August 2014 the wraps came off what was the first of a whole swathe of new Volvos free of Ford influence?) Point S60 at straight road. Floor accelerator. Wa-hey!!!!! Return to base and study spec sheet. 4.4 seconds 0-60mph acceleration. You are kidding me? No, they're not.

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Akebono brakes used in Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered

18 November 2020

Akebono Brake Industry says its 6-piston calipers and disc brake pads are now on the front wheels of Volvo’s XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered, which became available in Japan from 6 November.


Geely's Polestar recalls all EV (2) cars

30 October 2020

Polestar has initiated a voluntary safety recall and a service campaign that contains a number of updates for Polestar 2 vehicles.


BEIJING - Polestar confirms Precept for production

28 September 2020

Polestar has confirmed it will put the Precept into production.


Polestar to publish 'full climate impact' of its vehicles

21 September 2020

Geely-owned electric performance brand Polestar says it will publish 'full details of the climate impact of its electric vehicles'.


UPDATED - Daily automotive coronavirus briefing FREE TO READ

19 August 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automotive sector


just-auto Plus only Polestar confirms Westfield London as first UK space

19 August 2020

Polestar has announced the location of its first UK Space, located in Westfield London. Also known as Westfield White City or Westfield Shepherds Bush, the largest shopping centre in Europe was an obvious choice of location for the growing Swedish electric...


Polestar would like public listing eventually: CEO

12 August 2020

Polestar, the premium electric vehicle maker owned China's Geely and Volvo Cars, would like to eventually be publicly listed, but the immediate focus is on successfully launching the new Polestar 2 electric sedan, the startup’s chief executive tol Reuters.


Geely eyes BMA platform for Proton

10 August 2020

Geely plans to use a platform developed with input from Volvo to build new models in Malaysia for its partly owned Proton brand, a media report said.


Geely's Volvo sells 600,000 vehicles on CMA platform

4 August 2020

Geely's Volvo Car Group, including affiliates Lynk & Co and Polestar, said over 600,000 group vehicles based on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform, introduced in 2017, have been sold.


Radioplayer launches with Volvo and Polestar on Android Auto

24 July 2020

Radioplayer, a non-profit radio platform backed by major broadcasters around the world, has been chosen as a launch partner for Geely Automotive's Volvo Cars' Polestar 2 which has the first infotainment system powered by the Android Automotive operating system.


just-auto Plus only Polestar to participate in partnership with Waymo

29 June 2020

Polestar is part of a new strategic group partnership with Waymo, opening up new opportunities for the electric performance brand. The agreement between Volvo Car Group and Waymo paves the way to develop and integrate Waymo’s fully self-driving...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Car Group partners with Waymo

26 June 2020

Volvo Car Group, including its strategic affiliates Polestar and Lynk & Co. International, are establishing a strategic partnership with Waymo, a world leader in fully self-driving technology development. Waymo is the exclusive L4 partner for Volvo Car...


Polestar teams with Plugsurfing for EV charging

4 June 2020

Polestar is partnering with Plugsurfing in Europe to improve electric vehicle public charging convenience ahead of initial Polestar 2 customer deliveries, scheduled for the coming months.


Geely's Polestar plans China showroom expansion to compete with Tesla: reports

2 June 2020

Polestar, the premium electric vehicle maker owned by Geely, plans a big expansion of its showroom network in the mainland, Reuters news agency sources said, as it prepares for delivery of cars to compete with Tesla's locally made Model 3.


Veoneer launches new collision mitigation package for Polestar

6 May 2020

Veoneer said it had launched its latest collision mitigation technology programme for Geely's electric Polestar 2. 


just-auto Plus only Polestar Precept in detail

8 April 2020

Precept, the car with which Polestar envisions its future, was created to showcase three key areas for the Swedish brand: sustainability, digital technology and design. Following its digital reveal in February, Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath now takes a look...


Polestar 2 production starts in China

24 March 2020

Some good news, for a change, from China where production of the Polestar 2 has begun officially in Luqiao.


just-auto Plus only Precept showcases the future of Polestar’s journey

26 February 2020

Polestar reveals the Polestar Precept – a vision of the brand’s future direction and a clear expression of intent. Precept exhibits the execution of new, more sustainable interior materials, the continued development of the digital user...


Polestar updates on HMI work with Google

19 February 2020

Polestar says it will continue to evolve the user experience in its future vehicles through further collaboration with Google. Polestar 2 is the first vehicle on the market powered by Android with the Google Assistant, Google Maps and the Google Play Store built in.


Polestar eyes beyond-vegan interiors

12 February 2020

Geely and Volvo Cars owned EV sportscar brand Polestar is eyeing new ways to cut plastic content and lessen waste material with innovative natural and recycled source materials.


Geely sales reach 2.178 million units in 2019

14 January 2020

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has announced that aggregate sales across its three automotive subsidiary units – Geely Auto Group, Volvo Car Group and Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group – reached over 2.178 million units in 2019.


Aptiv builds in Android OS to Polestar 2

23 December 2019

Aptiv is delivering the claimed world’s first vehicle infotainment solution powered by Android Automotive OS with Google apps and services built-in.


just-auto Plus only Aptiv powering Android Automotive OS with Google Automotive Services to give manufacturers better control of their in-cabin experience

10 December 2019

Consider for a moment - which would you rather lose - your phone or your wallet? The reality for many of us is that smartphones have become central to how we manage our lives, and most of us would be lost without them! They connect us and also allow us to...


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.

Polestar news

Akebono brakes used in Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered

18 November 2020

Akebono Brake Industry says its 6-piston calipers and disc brake pads are now on the front wheels...


Geely's Polestar recalls all EV (2) cars

30 October 2020

Polestar has initiated a voluntary safety recall and a service campaign that contains a number of...


BEIJING - Polestar confirms Precept for production

28 September 2020

Polestar has confirmed at the Beijing AutoChina show that it will put the Precept into production...


Polestar to publish 'full climate impact' of its vehicles

21 September 2020

Geely-owned electric performance brand Polestar says it will publish 'full details of the climate...


UPDATED - Daily automotive coronavirus briefing FREE TO READ

19 August 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automot...


just-auto Plus only Polestar confirms Westfield London as first UK space

19 August 2020

Polestar has announced the location of its first UK Space, located in Westfield London. Also k...



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