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Browsing the "Polestar" Tag

7 Bonus Electric Car & SUV News Stories

June 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Continuing our series of end-of-month news roundups, below are seven electric car and electric SUV stories that no authors picked up but still seem worth mentioning


Volvo + Waymo

June 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Volvo Car Group announced today that it is partnering with Waymo, the self-driving tech firm that spun out of Google (is still a subsidiary of Alphabet). That means Volvo, Polestar, and Lynk & Co. are all now exclusively partnering with Waymo on the self-driving side of things


Electric Vehicle Models That EV Owners In Europe Considered But Didn’t Buy

March 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Perhaps the most fascinating new question in this year's Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams reports concerned the electric vehicles people considered but didn’t buy. We asked EV owners which other electric vehicle models they thought about buying before deciding on the one they purchased or leased. I was surprised to see how much people actually cross-shopped across classes while considering which electric vehicle to buy


Tesla Model Y = Most Likely Next EV Of EV Owners In Netherlands & Norway — CleanTechnica Report

March 15th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Probably the most interesting question we asked in these surveys was one of the simplest: “What do you think your next EV model will be?” It is particularly interesting because it gives us a strong sense of where the market is headed, and combined with answers to some other questions (see the next chapter), it also tells us a bit about which features and specs matter the most to EV buyers


The Big Brussels Car Market, aka Auto Show

February 16th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

When visiting the leading car shows in Geneva, Paris, and Frankfurt, the carmakers will take you on a journey, showing their grand visions about future mobility with vehicles that merge into houses, are lounges on wheels, or are just crazy, impractical futuristic works of art


CleanTechnica Exclusive: Polestar Will Open Its 1st Store In Oslo

September 18th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Are Hansen of Norway is an active member of the CleanTechnica community. A few days ago, he was walking through a part of Oslo that features many upscale shopping locations and spotted something unusual. So he snapped some photos and forwarded then to us, along with a news report from Norwegian news source ABC Nyheter


Production Of The Polestar 1 Begins At New Chengdu Manufacturing Plant

August 29th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Volvo electric vehicle offshoot Polestar has taken a massive step towards putting its vehicles into the hands of customers with the opening of its first factory in Chengdu, China. The commissioning of the new factory comes as the company announces the start of production of its flagship hybrid Polestar 1 vehicle


The Polestar 2 Will Bring Electric Luxury & Performance In 2020

February 27th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Polestar has taken a step towards establishing itself as a serious competitor in the performance electric vehicle space with today's unveiling of the brand's first fully electric vehicle, the Polestar 2. The reveal was streamed live this morning  from Gothenburg, Sweden, where Polestar's CEO presented the car and all of its features to an audience of hooping and hollering fans / employees


Watch Polestar Unveil Its Model Y Competitor Here On CleanTechnica

February 26th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Volvo's fully electric startup Polestar is set to reveal its second entry into the fully electric vehicle race tomorrow, February 27, at 13:00 CET / 7:00 EST / 4:00 PST. The event will be televised, or at least livestreamed, via a webcast that we have conveniently embedded at the bottom of this article. Go ahead, skip on down without reading the rest, we won't judge you


Polestar 1 Prototypes In Production — CleanTechnica Interview

November 17th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Polestar 1 verification prototypes are now in production in Gothenburg, Sweden. They will be used for various tests and assessments before manufacturing the production version, a 600 horsepower hybrid vehicle with an electric-only range of 150 kilometers (or 93 miles). Sofia Björnesson, Commercial Project Leader for Polestar 1, recently answered some questions for CleanTechnica


Volvo Jump-Starts Polestar As Performance Electric Car Brand

June 30th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Volvo's indelible print on the history of cars has earned it a good place in the eyes of many. Volvo was the carmaker that invented the three-point seatbelt found in every car today. Instead of keeping the IP, it opened it up to everyone — the right thing to do. But Volvo and electric haven't mixed too much so far ... yet



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