Polestar

Polestar

Polestar is an electric vehicle brand operating as a Volvo Car Group subsidiary.

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Polestar Precept was first revealed in February 2020. The car is made using recycled and environmental-friendly products, such as materials derived from recycled PET bottles (3D-knit) and natural fiber composites (BComp). The car is a four-seater and has a rearview camera instead of rear windows. It is equipped with GoogleGoogle's Android Automotive operating system.

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Since its establishment as a separate subsidiary of Volvo Car Group, Polestar has released three electric vehicleselectric vehicles: Polestar 1, Polestar 2, and Polestar Precept.

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Polestar is an electric car brand operating as a subsidiary of VolvoVolvo Car Group. Polestar manufactures electric and hybrid cars as well as car engine parts and software. Polestar has several product lines: Polestar Cars, Polestar Performance Optimisation, and Polestar Performance Parts. Polestar's cars can only be purchased online or directly through Polestar, but customers are able to visit their showroom, Polestar Spaces, to see the products and conduct a test-drive.

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Polestar is an electric car brand operating as a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group. Polestar manufactures electric and hybrid cars as well as car engine parts and software. Polestar has several product lines: Polestar Cars, Polestar Performance Optimisation, and Polestar Performance Parts. Polestar's cars can only be purchased online or directly through Polestar, but customers are able to visit their showroom, Polestar Spaces, to see the products and haveconduct a test-drive.

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Polestar Engineered

Polestar Engineered is the division of Polestar that focuses on providing software and hardware-based vehicle upgrades for Volvo cars. Since 2013, Polestar Engineered has offered upgrades for Volvo S60 and V60 models. As of June 2020, Polestar Engineered also offers upgrades for the following Volvo series: S90, S80, S40, V90, V70, V50, V40, XC90, XC70, XC60, XC40.

Polestar Performance Parts

The upgrade parts available for the Volvo cars include chassis parts, wheels, exhaust, interior, door enhancements, trunk handles, gearshift knobs, rear spoiler, pedals, and exterior details. The parts can be bought as a Complete Performance Package or as a separate component.

Polestar Performance Optimisation

The optimisation is dedicated only to Volvo cars that are equipped with Drive-E engines. It is intended to address five areas: throttle response, off-throttle response, gearshift speed, gearshift precision and gear hold, as well as engine performance. For certain models, Polestar also offers AWD torque optimisation.

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Polestar

Polestar is an electric vehicle brand operating as a Volvo Car Group subsidiary.

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Polestar is an electric car brand operating as a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group. Polestar manufactures electric and hybrid cars as well as car engine parts and software. Polestar has several product lines: Polestar Cars, Polestar Performance Optimisation, and Polestar Performance Parts. Polestar's cars can only be purchased online or directly through Polestar, but customers are able to visit their showroom, Polestar Spaces, to see the products and have a test-drive.

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Since its establishment as a separate subsidiary of Volvo Car Group, Polestar has released three electric vehicles: Polestar 1, Polestar 2, and Polestar Precept.

Polestar 1
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The car was first launched in October 2017. It is a plug-in electric vehicle (PHEV) that combines both the power from its combustion and electrical engines, instead of the traditional switching methods used by most PHEVs. It can seat four people, and the design is based on Volvo's 2013 Concept Coupé. Polestar 1's car exterior utilizes carbon fiber polymer.

Polestar 2
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Polestar 2 is Polestar's first fully electric vehicle. It is a five-door fastback with a five-seater. The car is the first car to have Android Automotive installed. Polestar 2 is the most affordable out of all Polestar's vehicle. The car also has an optional Polestar Performance upgrade that can be added to the vehicle.

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Polestar Engineered

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Ingenlath Thomas

Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Goodman

ExecutiveChief Operating Officer

Lars Lundin

ExecutiveChief Financial Officer

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The Story Behind The New Radical Electric Car Brand Polestar

Nargess Banks

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April 4, 2018

Why Volvo Is Going All-In On Electric Cars

Adele Peters

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July 6, 2017

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Polestar is an electric car brand operating as a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group. Polestar manufactures electric and hybrid cars as well as car engine parts and software. Polestar has several product lines: Polestar Cars, Polestar Performance Optimisation, and Polestar Performance Parts.

Polestar Cars
Polestar Precept

3. Image of Polestar Precept

Polestar Precept was first revealed in February 2020. The car is made using recycled and environmental-friendly products, such as materials derived from recycled PET bottles (3D-knit) and natural fiber composites (BComp). The car is a four-seater and has a rearview camera instead of rear windows. It is equipped with Google's Android Automotive operating system.

Polestar Engineered
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Introducing Polestar

October 17th, 2017

Introducing the Polestar 2

October 3rd, 2019

Polestar Precept

April 7th, 2020

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June 28, 2010

Polestar launched Volvo C30 Polestar Concept.

Polestar developed prototypes of Volvo C30 as a street car with race car capabilities.

2010

Polestar launched Volvo C30 Polestar Concept.

Polestar developed prototypes of Volvo C30 as a street car with race car capabilities.

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February 25, 2020

Polestar launched Polestar Precept car.

February 27, 2019

Polestar launched Polestar 2 car.

June 28, 2018

Polestar launched Polestar 1.

October 17, 2017

Polestar became an electric car brand and launched Polestar 1 car.

Polestar received EUR 640 million investment from Volvo Car Group and its parent company, Geely, to develop and manufacture electric cars. The capital was intended to aid Polestar in becoming a separate business entity from Volvo Car Group.

2017

Polestar received EUR 640 million from Volvo Car Group and Geely to develop and manufacture electric cars.

Polestar received investment from Volvo Car Group and its parent company, Geely, to develop and manufacture electric cars. The capital was intended to aid Polestar in becoming a separate business entity from Volvo Car Group.

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June 28, 2018

Polestar launched Polestar 1.

2017

Polestar received EUR 640 million from Volvo Car Group and Geely to develop and manufacture electric cars.

Polestar received investment from Volvo Car Group and its parent company, Geely, to develop and manufacture electric cars. The capital was intended to aid Polestar in becoming a separate business entity from Volvo Car Group.

2016

Polestar launched new version of Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar.

2015

Volvo Car Group acquired Polestar's performance division.

Volvo acquired Polestar's performance division, while its race car division remainer under the ownership of Dahl, and was renamed as Cyan Racing. Polestar became a brand that operates under Volvo Car Group.

2014

Polestar launched Volvo V60 Polestar car.

2013

Polestar launched Volvo S60 Polestar car.

June 28, 2010

Polestar launched Volvo C30 Polestar Concept.

Polestar developed prototypes of Volvo C30 as a street car with race car capabilities.

2009

Polestar became Volvo's official car performance upgrade partner.

2006

Polestar opened new facilities in Gothenburg.

With the new facilities, Polestar was able to develop car engines outside of those intended for race cars.

2005

Flash Engineering AB became Polestar AB.

Dahl changed the name of the company into Polestar.

2004

Christian Dahl became the sole owner of the company.

Jan Nilsson sold his share of the company to Dahl.

2001

J Nilsson Racing & Sport AB became Flash Engineering AB.

1998

J Nilsson Racing & Sport KB became J Nilsson Racing & Sport AB.

The company changed from a limited partnership (KB) to a limited company (AB).

1996

J Nilsson Racing & Sport KB became Volvo's official motorsport team.

1986

J Nilsson Racing & Sport KB was founded in 1986 by Jan Nilsson.

Nilsson registered a limited partnership entity in Sweden for his professional racing team.

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