It’s been two years. Two years since the world learned that electric cars could be premium, sustainable, and high performance, without compromising on design. Two years since the reveal of the first car in the world to feature an Android Automotive infotainment system. Two years since premium was redefined with vegan upholstery and reconstructed wood. And to call those two years eventful would be an understatement.
February 27, 2019
The Polestar 2 was revealed online.
We took the Polestar 2 to the Geneva motor show.
We took the Polestar 2 to Google I/O to meet the developers and let them have a first-hand look at the infotainment system.
The verification prototype vehicles were being tested at the Hällered Proving Ground.
We went to Frankfurt to show the Polestar 2 to the attendees of the IAA as part of our “2 on Tour” roadshow.
Polestar 2 met the press and production started.
Polestar 2 was crash tested.
The first Polestar 2 was delivered to our very first customer in Sweden.
Polestar 2 won German Luxury Car of the Year.
Polestar 2 won the Insider 2020 Car of the Year.
Polestar 2 won the Edie Sustainability innovation award .
In the two short years since Polestar 2 was revealed, our fully electric fastback has had a remarkable impact. And this is only the beginning.
Everything we produce today has an environmental footprint. EVs are no exception. But that doesn't have to be the case. Over time we can change how cars are made. And you can influence that progress. Because what you choose to buy is what the industry becomes. To enable us all to choose the greenest path, we all need to understand the scope of that footprint.
The days of gasoline and diesel cars are numbered. Amsterdam is making this happen sooner rather than later, by 2030, all transportation in the city must be emissions free. And since unprecedented challenges and breaking with convention (especially those of the car industry) are two of our favourite things, we decided to investigate what that future may look like.