Polestar 1

Polestar opens its first stand-alone factory in China

Aug 27, 2019

Polestar is now officially a stand-alone vehicle manufacturer, separate from Volvo, with its first dedicated production facility opening today in China. The Polestar Production Centre in Chengdu, China, will manufacturer vehicles for China and for...

Polestar 1 testing moves to driver experience validation

Dec 07, 2018

Development and fine-tuning of Polestar’s first bespoke model, creatively named the Polestar 1, continues. The latest area of assessment are chassis dynamics and driver experience, following crash testing with its carbon fibre body last month....

Polestar 1 undergoes first crash tests with carbon fibre body

Nov 01, 2018

Polestar has performed its first run of crash tests of the upcoming Polestar 1 hybrid sports car. This is the first time Volvo has analysed the strength of a carbon fibre body under crash test...

First Polestar 1 prototypes go into production in Sweden

Oct 04, 2018

The first prototype versions of the upcoming Polestar 1 have gone into production as they get ready for their road verification processes, including crash tests, weather testing and driving assessments. Volvo’s Polestar brand, which has...

Polestar 1 to make driving debut at Goodwood Festival

Jun 12, 2018

Volvo’s upcoming Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid sports coupe will make its “dynamic” debut (driving debut) at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month, giving fans an opportunity to see how the car goes for the...

Pre-orders for Polestar 1 now open in 18 countries

Mar 13, 2018

Hybrid sports car fans will be eager to hear pre-orders for the new Polestar 1 are now open, in 18 countries around the world. The announcement was made during the car’s first public appearance at...

First Polestar stores ‘Spaces’ to open in China, Germany, USA

Dec 15, 2017

Polestar will open its first completely bespoke showrooms in China, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden and the US before any other region, the company has confirmed. The stores will be called Polestar Space. Its first...

Polestar Production Centre getting customer test track

Nov 20, 2017

Volvo’s new stand-alone brand, Polestar, will begin producing its first model in 2019 at a newly made factory in China called the Polestar Production Centre. Polestar has today announced construction of the manufacturing facility –...

Polestar 1 revealed with new 600hp hybrid powertrain

Oct 18, 2017

Following the teaser from yesterday, Volvo’s Polestar arm has now unveiled its first bespoke vehicle. Creatively, it’s called the Polestar 1. As you can probably tell the Polestar 1 shares some foundations with the Volvo...

Polestar’s first car previewed again, looks fat

Oct 17, 2017

Volvo’s Polestar performance arm has sent out the last and most revealing teaser yet of its first bespoke model, showing the fat-arse rear end of a coupe with Polestar’s new badge sitting in the centre....