Polestar is a high-performance electric car manufacturer than is owned by Volvo Car Group. German car designer Thomas Ingenlath is the current CEO of Polestar, having left his position as head of design at Volvo.
Polestar's first production model was the Polestar 1, a hybrid electric vehicle that was based on the Volvo S90. The car was designed to deliver high performance and efficiency, with a combined output of 600 horsepower and 1,000 Nm of torque.
In 2020, Polestar launched its first fully electric vehicle, the Polestar 2, which is a compact luxury electric vehicle. The car has a range of over 250 miles on a single charge and is powered by two electric motors that produce a combined output of 402 horsepower and 660 Nm of torque. The Polestar 2 also features advanced technologies such as a 11-inch touchscreen display and an Android-based infotainment system.
Polestar has a strong focus on sustainability, and the company is committed to using only electric powertrains in its vehicles, with the goal of becoming a fully carbon-neutral company. The company also has a strong emphasis on design and technology, and its vehicles feature minimalist and modern designs and advanced technologies such as advanced driver-assist systems and over-the-air updates.