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Polestar 2 gets a browser as Vivaldi comes to Android Automotive OS

Polestar 2 gets a browser as Vivaldi comes to Android Automotive OS

The Polestar 2's dashboard is getting a built-in browser, with Vivaldi releasing its app for the Android Automotive OS-powered touchscreen. The new browser promises much the same experience - albeit with some tweaks in the name of driver safety - as you'd get with Vivaldi on a smartphone or tablet.

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Cheapest Polestar 2 gets its official EPA range

Cheapest Polestar 2 gets its official EPA range

We have good news for those eyeing the more affordable, entry-level variant of the 2022 Polestar 2 electric car. Polestar announced the base model car got an EPA-approved 270 miles of driving range in a recent press release, making it among the longest-range electric vehicle in its class. In addition, the base Polestar 2 single motor long-range variant has higher range numbers than the VW ID.4 and, surprisingly, the Tesla Model 3.

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Polestar 2 electric car reveals paid download to add horsepower

Polestar 2 electric car reveals paid download to add horsepower

Polestar has released a downloadable over-the-air (OTA) update for all long-range dual-motor versions of the Polestar 2. The electric automaker's latest performance software upgrade unlocks more horsepower and nippier acceleration, good things to have in a premium electric performance car.

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Polestar 3 teaser sees new electric SUV start an ambitious roadmap

Polestar 3 teaser sees new electric SUV start an ambitious roadmap

Polestar has offered another glimpse of what looks set to be its most important EV, with the upcoming Polestar 3 teased again ahead of its launch in 2022. The third model in the automaker's portfolio will, like the Polestar 2, be all-electric, but it'll also be its first entrant into the SUV category.

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Polestar 5 revealed: Precept Concept EV gets a production date

Polestar 5 revealed: Precept Concept EV gets a production date

Polestar's striking Precept Concept will launch as the Polestar 5 in 2024, the electric automaker has confirmed today, a shapely four-door grand tourer EV. Unveiled last year, the Precept Concept was a chance to tease not only a new design language but a fresh approach to environmentally-considerate materials, but the response seemed to surprise even Polestar.

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Polestar 2 owners just got a sweet free charging perk

Polestar 2 owners just got a sweet free charging perk

Polestar 2 owners in the US are getting two years of free DC fast charging, the automaker has revealed today, an unexpected perk that could help settle concerns about longer-distance road trips in EVs. It'll mean free access to Electrify America charging stations, albeit with some caveats, to take advantage of the Polestar 2's up to 155W charging rate support.

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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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