Kindred spirits: Bcomp
Being an innovator means plenty of challenges. But it also means plenty of “eureka” moments.
When Swiss natural fibre firm Bcomp came up with the idea of using fully sustainable flax to create high-performance composite materials, it was one of these moments (or whatever the local equivalent of “eureka” is in Switzerland).
When we came up with the idea of using these composites in the Polestar Precept, it was another one of these moments. Learn all about Bcomp above.
Polestar 3 prototypes take on Hällered’s Proving Ground
Just under an hour east from Polestar HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden, lies Volvo’s testing facility, the Hällered Proving Ground. Recently, we invited media from some of our key markets to get a first-hand driving experience for the first time in Polestar 3 prototypes. And the results are in. Let’s delve into the key features that stood out on the various tracks.
Shredding surfboards to make sustainable skateboards
In the past decades, skateboarding has moved from the fringes of society to the TV screen, from subculture to the Olympic games. With that type of trajectory, we wondered what the next step for skateboarding might be. So, we travelled to the birthplace of skateboarding to find out. Surf and skateboard manufacturer Shred MFG tells a story of passion, craftsmanship, and a greener future for the boarding community.