#POLESTAR

Design

Polestar 2 and Clever Lighting Execution

The nights can be long in Scandinavia, so the Polestar 2 designers and engineers have created a lighting system for the EV that automatically handles the darkness
#Volvo #Polestar

Hybrid

ZERO EV Quick Product Development

The ZERO EV is quick. But the product development is comparatively quicker
#LynkCo #Geely #Volvo

Assembly

Increasing Use of Structural Adhesives in Automotive

Can you glue a car together? Frank Billotto of DuPont Transportation & Industrial discusses the major role structural adhesives can play in vehicle assembly.
#Polestar #DuPont

Hybrid

Polestar 2: The Start of the Company’s EV Era

Yes, there is a Polestar 1. But it is a hybrid, not an electric vehicle (EV). The Polestar 2 is the company’s first EV—the first of what promises to be many
#Geely #LG #Volvo

Hybrid

Polestar: How to Launch an EV Company

Polestar USA head Gregor Hembrough on the challenges of creating a new brand
#Geely #autolineafterhours #Nissan

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts
#Waymo #Zenuity #tech

Infrastructure

Volvo Limits Top Car Speed to 112 mph

Slowing down for safety’s sake
#tech #Volvo #Polestar

Production

Keeping Workers Safe from COVID-19

General Motors is instituting new policies for ventilators that likely will be carried over for cars.
#covid-19 #facilities #Ford

Interiors & Electronics

Inside Story on Seats: New Designs, New Tech

Here’s a look at some of the latest in seating developments for the industry
#Chevrolet #Chrysler #Lexus

Production

Polestar Begins Making Sporty EV in China

New safety precautions implemented to protect against the coronavirus
#covid-19 #Polestar #Volvo

Design

Fastback EV Previews Polestar’s Design Direction

Sleek concept distances the fledgling brand away from its parent
#tech #sustainability #Polestar

Hybrid

Tesla Makes Towing Chic

Sure, some people like to tow. Many of them buy HD trucks to do so. Now EVs enter the arena.
#Porsche #HP #Ford

Production

Reinventing the Car-Buying Process

Cadillac Live lets car buyers interact remotely with product specialists, without having to visit a dealership. 
#facilities #Cadillac #dealers

Production

Polestar Names 1st N. American Retail Partner

Volvo Cars Corp.’s Polestar electric vehicle unit has selected Groupe Park Avenue in Montreal as its first retail partner in North America.
#facilities #Geely #europe

Connectivity

Volvo EV Gets Advanced Connectivity Features

The electric variant of Volvo's XC40 compact crossover vehicle will use Google's latest Android Automotive platform and be capable of over-the-air software updates.
#GeneralMotors #tech #europe

Semi-Finalists Chosen for N. American Vehicle Awards

Fifty North American journalists have chosen semi-finalists for the North American car, truck and utility vehicles of the year.
#BMW #Hyundai #Porsche

Hybrid

Volvo Adds Plug-In Hybrid XC40 Crossover

Volvo Car Corp. says the launch of a plug-in hybrid version of its new XC40 compact crossover vehicle makes the company the world’s first to offer such variants for all models. 
#HP #Geely #europe

Connectivity

GM Infotainment Gets Enhanced Google Power

General Motors Co. will begin using Google Inc.’s updated Android Automotive operating system in vehicle infotainment systems in 2021.
#tech #Apple #GeneralMotors

Hybrid

Volvo Opens Factory in China for Polestar Exports

Volvo Car Corp. has launched production at a new factory in Chengdu, China, and will begin exporting high-performance hybrid Polestar I coupes to Europe later this year.
#HP #Polestar #asia

Electronics

The Sounds in Polestar

Innovative audio for the forthcoming electric car
#Geely #Harman #Polestar