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KOJA

Koja [kåj`a], noun. 1. A Swedish word meaning “hut” or “den”. 2. A minimalistic building, realised in sustainable materials, that provides an immersive nature experience.

EV battery recycling.

The art of recycling: EV batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are state-of-the-art power sources for EVs and other portable electronic devices. And as our battery powered universe keeps on rapidly expanding, the questions around how to recycle them does the same. It’s about more than just reusing materials and components. Different methods and people are involved in the process. It’s complex, interesting, and important. It is, in other words, an art. And like all art, it’s made to be examined.

The End of the Beginning​

As of today, June 24th, Polestar is listed on the Nasdaq in New York under the ticker PSNY. This allows us to welcome shareholders, as well as customers, to join our journey towards more sustainable electric performance. This is a confirmation that Polestar has come of age. An end of the beginning.​ And a beginning of something more.​

Global Fashion Summit: alliances for a new era

Fashion is many things. Bold, experimental, and highly influential, to name a few. It’s a place of innovation and boundary-pushing. Which is exactly what the world needs right now. That’s why we are the main partner of this year’s Global Fashion Summit: Copenhagen Edition.

Details make a difference: Polestar 2 design and performance upgrades

Sometimes, the smallest things can have the greatest impact. A fitting sentiment from a company made up of the detail obsessed. Since Polestar’s inception, the details have been in focus. As has our ambition to constantly improve.

Een Polestar 2 met racestreep

BST edition 270: the performance-oriented Polestar 2

Performance is relative. For most people, running 100 m in 20 seconds would be remarkable. For Usain Bolt, it would be a disappointment. Polestar 2, with its holistic, intuitive, highly engineered driving experience, is already a performance EV by many standards. With the release of Polestar 2 BST edition 270, there’s now a version which brings that performance to an entirely new level.

EV batteries

Curbing Concerns: EV batteries

EVs are becoming ever more popular. Something we’re obviously very excited about.

Polestar investeert in StoreDot, pionier op het vlak van extreem snel laden.

Speeding up the shift to electric mobility with StoreDot

Together, we’re on a journey toward more electric mobility. And with our new partner StoreDot, the extreme fast charging battery innovators, the journey could get faster. Especially when charging.

Polestar joins the Responsible Business Alliance

Cars are complex products. As such, each car can be seen as the culmination of countless hours of precise labour; a successful merging of components, technologies, and expertise that enable the manufacture of such intricate machines. The system that realises this culmination is the supply chain.

Fredrika Klarén sitting in Polestar Headquarters.

Polestar sustainability report 2021

Accountability is key. To combat the growing tide of greenwashing, greenhushing, and all the other buzzwords that denote a lack of transparency around sustainability work, we need to hold each other responsible. Successes and failures need to be communicated. Questions need to be asked and answers demanded. We need hard data when it comes to exactly what it is we’re doing, and what we have left to do. And when requiring these things from others, we can’t forget ourselves.

Chioma Nnadi in a Polestar 2.

Polestar at the Met Gala

Few things occupy the space where design, art, and innovation meet as naturally as fashion. The runway is a known environment for true experimentation, showcasing new techniques, materials, and design philosophies to audiences eager to see what’s next and what’s still in the realm of fantasy. The Met Gala, colloquially known as “fashion’s big night out”, is where the who’s who of this world congregate. And to meet up at this meeting of minds, participants took another thing that’s perfectly at home in the middle of the Venn diagram of design, art, and innovation: Polestar 2.

A Polestar 2 in front of a glass wall.

The importance of impatience: Polestar 2 sustainability upgrades

Patience. A famously good thing. There is no end to the folksy phrases and nuggets of wisdom that emphasise the importance of being good at waiting. Patience, it’s said, is a virtue. But when it comes to righting environmental wrongs, it’s also a luxury. One we don’t have. Which is the reasoning behind the Polestar 2 sustainability upgrades.

Polestar Precept: From Concept to Car, Episode 5

On with the wind.

Hot and cold behaviour: how EV batteries are affected by extreme temperatures

EVs are an integral part of a cleaner, more sustainable future. And to enable widespread electric vehicle adoption, they must be optimised for all environments and conditions. After all, whether 25° C or -25° C, the tailpipe emissions still need to be zero.

Much ado about aluminium with Polestar O₂

When it comes to sustainability and circularity, much has been made of production. How many emissions are created during the process, how much green energy is used, how many recycled components are involved, and so on. But what’s made also needs to be both unmade and remade. Recycled materials that are of a lower quality than their original form can’t then be used for the same purposes. Sustainable? Sure. Circular? Hardly.

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