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2022 Polestar 2 Single Motor First Drive: Lower EV price, bigger appeal

2022 Polestar 2 Single Motor First Drive: Lower EV price, bigger appeal

When the Polestar 2 launched last year, the biggest criticism we could level at the Tesla Model 3 rival was that it was a little too expensive. Now, the 2022 Polestar 2 Single Motor is coming to address that fact. Dropping the second motor and making some of the niceties optional helps trim a healthy $14k from the sticker price, compared to what until now a Polestar 2 would've cost you.

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Polestar Re:Move is an electric transport prototype

Polestar Re:Move is an electric transport prototype

One of the biggest challenges for the future is figuring out a sustainable approach for last-mile delivery of all manner products. If the pandemic showed us anything, it's that people will gladly purchase products online to avoid crowds and for convenience. Automaker Polestar has collaborated with Hydro (a company producing aluminum) and CAKE (an electric motorcycle company) on a new concept delivery vehicle.

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2022 Polestar 2 single motor priced: Cheapest – and longest range – yet

2022 Polestar 2 single motor priced: Cheapest – and longest range – yet

Polestar has confirmed pricing for its most affordable model, with the all-electric 2022 Polestar 2 single motor also managing to extend the range versus the current car. Previewed earlier in the year, the new variant is now expected to deliver up to 265 miles of EPA range on a full charge.

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Experimental Polestar 2 cranks up EV power and leaves one big question

Experimental Polestar 2 cranks up EV power and leaves one big question

Polestar's all-electric Polestar 2 isn't exactly slow, but the automaker is testing the waters for a more potent version with its new experimental 476hp EV. The 350 kW model made its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, pairing more potent electric motors with parts cherry-picked from the expensive Polestar 1 coupe.

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A new EV “gigafactory” is coming, but Tesla isn’t building it

A new EV “gigafactory” is coming, but Tesla isn’t building it

If electric vehicles are to gain the sort of traction automakers have in mind, they'll need plenty of batteries, and plans for a new "gigafactory" for EV cells could help deliver that. Volvo is inking a deal with Swedish battery specialist Northvolt for more sustainable power cells, earmarked for future Volvo and Polestar cars and SUVs.

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Polestar 3 teased with US production promise for new electric SUV

Polestar 3 teased with US production promise for new electric SUV

Polestar has teased the first image of its new Polestar 3 all-electric SUV, along with announcing that the EV will be built in the US. It's surprising news for the Geely-backed automaker, which so far has produced both of its current models in China, though it could help Volvo-sibling Polestar navigate some thorny new American electric vehicle legislation.

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Polestar just found itself a huge potential EV partner

Polestar just found itself a huge potential EV partner

EV-maker Polestar has inked an agreement with South Korea tech firm SK Inc, with the two companies exploring co-development of performance electric vehicles and new battery systems. Polestar, a collaboration between Volvo and Geely, currently has one all-electric model on sale, though the Polestar 2 will be followed by an electric crossover, the Polestar 3.

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Polestar mobile service launches to bring the EV tech to you

Polestar mobile service launches to bring the EV tech to you

Polestar is launching a new mobile service option, bringing engineers to drivers of the automaker's EVs rather than demanding they visit a service center. The strategy - which has generally worked well for Tesla and other automakers which have tried on-site maintenance before - will help offset the limited number of physical Polestar dealerships in the US.

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Polestar 2 adds a video streaming app to pass the time while charging

Polestar 2 adds a video streaming app to pass the time while charging

Polestar is adding a video streaming app to the Android Automotive OS dashboard of the Polestar 2, though as you'd hope the EV has some strict limits on playback depending on whether you're driving or not. Currently in beta, the Polestar 2 video app is designed to give drivers something to occupy themselves as they wait at public chargers.

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Polestar 2 digital key update adds new phone features to EV

Polestar 2 digital key update adds new phone features to EV

Polestar is pushing out a new digital key system for the Polestar 2, tapping drivers' smartphones for authentication, while the OTA update also brings further range enhancements for the EV. In addition, the new car software will allow Polestar 2 drivers to precondition the cabin of the vehicle remotely, using the smartphone app.

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2022 Polestar 2 single motor EV promises 260+ miles and lower price

2022 Polestar 2 single motor EV promises 260+ miles and lower price

Polestar is adding two new versions of the Polestar 2 EV to its line-up, including a more affordable single motor model expected to bump range to around 260 miles on a charge. The 2022 Polestar 2 will also be offered in a more affordable dual-motor configuration, with an optional Plus Pack also promising to nudge up how far the EV can drive.

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Polestar 0 project will create a climate-neutral car

Polestar 0 project will create a climate-neutral car

Electric vehicle maker Polestar has a plan to design and build a completely climate-neutral car by the year 2030. The Polestar 0 project plans to eliminate emissions rather than offset emissions by planting trees. Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath says that climate neutrality requires a rethink of the traditional approach, innovation, and technology that's critical to success.

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