As part of the current relaxation for retailers, Swedish electric car brand Polestar has now opened more Polestar Spaces in Stuttgart, Hamburg and Munich, bringing the number of showrooms in this country to five.
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The Polestar 2 is now being launched in Austria, where pre-orders for the electric model are now being taken at a guide price of €55,900 before the order books are officially opened in October.
Polestar is expanding the range for its all-electric hatchback Polestar 2. As of now, three powertrains are available. In addition to the already available dual-motor drive with 300 kW output and a 78 kWh battery, there are now also two variants with front-wheel drive.
Polestar has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain provider Circulor. One element of the partnership is tracking CO2 equivalents through the supply chain, which will help meet Polestar's goal of building a carbon-neutral car by 2030.
Norway registered 11,811 new electric cars in August, with e-cars accounting for 71.9 percent of new car registrations last month. Norway's most successful model across all powertrain types in August was the Tesla Model Y, with 1,308 new registrations.
Polestar has announced that the single-engine variants of the Polestar 2, which were unveiled in the spring, will begin shipping this month. The Swedish-Chinese brand is also looking to expand further globally.
Polestar has launched sales of the Polestar 2 in Austria, where it is available in Long Range Dual Motor and Long Range Single Motor variants. Polestar also recently opened a Polestar Space in Vienna.
Polestar and Volvo have begun rolling out the latest over-the-air update package for the Polestar 2 and electric XC40 in stages across all markets. The new update includes range assist and, in the case of the Polestar 2, improved battery preconditioning.
Geely has given its Volvo Cars subsidiary control of the car plant in Luqiao, China, which produces the Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 Recharge electric models, among others, and as part of the move, the Luqiao manufacturing plant will be renamed Taizhou.
About a year after the market launch of the all-wheel-drive Polestar 2, the Swedish-Chinese e-car maker has followed up with two front-wheel-drive versions of its midsize sedan. The first drive shows whether the strengths or weaknesses of the drive concept prevail.
Electric car brand Polestar aims to increase its annual sales to 290,000 vehicles by the end of 2025 with expansion in existing and new markets and the launch of three new models. Polestar is expected to be present in 30 markets by the end of 2023, up from 14 currently.
ADAC's private leasing program has added the all-electric Polestar 2 to its lineup, and despite industry-high delivery times, the first vehicles are expected to be delivered as early as February.
Polestar has increased the battery size by five kilowatt-hours in the standard range version of its Polestar 2 e-sedan. The now 69 kWh power storage is made possible by "continuous development of prismatic cell chemistry". The range increases by around 30 kilometres.
In response to high demand for test drives, Polestar has announced that it will be expanding its network to include test drive hubs at six locations in Germany, allowing interested parties to test drive the Polestar 2 at new locations in Baden-Baden, Bremen, Freiburg, Lüneburg, Rostock and Traunstein from mid-March.
Polestar is reporting record sales for the first four months of this year, while the electric car brand is reducing its projected number of vehicle sales to customers for 2022 from 65,000 to about 50,000 units.
Polestar is launching a special limited edition model of the Polestar 2. The Polestar 2 BST Edition 270 includes mechanical as well as design modifications to set it apart from the standard Polestar 2 models.
Electric car brand Polestar delivered around 21,200 vehicles in the first six months of 2022, nearly 125 percent more than the 9,510 vehicles delivered in the same period last year, as Polestar reiterates its reduced target of delivering 50,000 e-cars in the full year.
Electric car maker Polestar saw its January-June revenue nearly double to just over $1 billion from the same period last year, but its operating loss jumped 143 percent in the first half of 2022.