Volvo and Geely considers a combined company
February 12, 2020Volvo Car AB and Geely Automobile Holdings Limited are considering combining their businesses to create a strong global group, which would accelerate financial and technological synergies between the two companies.
Polestar’s first manufacturing facility is now up and running
August 27, 2019The electric carmaker has officially opened its first manufacturing facility – and with that kicking off production of the Polestar 1 – in Chengdu, China.
Volvo inks battery supply deals with CATL and LG Chem
May 15, 2019Volvo Car Group says that it has signed long-term agreements with battery makers CATL and LG Chem to ensure the multi-billion dollar supply of lithium ion batteries over the coming decade.
Polestar establishes new UK R&D facility
May 09, 2019Polestar says it has significantly expanded its research and development capacity with the establishment of a new R&D centre in the United Kingdom.
Polestar 2 puts focus on China with manufacturing site
April 15, 2019At the Chinese debut of the Polestar 2 in Shanghai, Polestar confirmed that production of the new electric performance fastback will take place in Luqiao, Zhejiang Province, from early 2020.
First Polestar 1 prototype cars start production
October 04, 2018Momentum in the development of the Polestar 1 has increased with the production of the first series of road-going verification prototype (VP) cars in Sweden.
Polestar appoints head of R&D and starts building its new HQ
February 12, 2018Polestar – Volvo Car Group’s performance road car brand – has started construction of a new headquarter building located in Torslanda, Sweden, on the same campus as the main Volvo Cars head offices and factory.
Volvo starts construction of its Polestar production centre
November 20, 2017Construction of the new Polestar Production Centre has started in Chengdu, China, where the company’s first model, the Polestar 1, will be produced. This follows the announcement of the new Polestar brand on the 17th October.
Volvo Cars and Geely are challenging Tesla
October 17, 2017Volvo Cars and its owner Geely Holding will jointly invest EUR 640 million to support the initial phase of Polestar’s product, brand and industrial development.
Volvo Cars to go all electric
July 05, 2017Swedish car manufacturer Volvo Cars will no longer launch cars which only have an internal combustion engine (ICE). The end of an era?
Managers leave Volvo Cars for electrified PolestarLoad more news
June 23, 2017Volvo Cars has made Polestar a new separately-branded electrified car company. With it comes the departure /arrival of Thomas Ingenlath and Jonathan Goodman.