Polestar 2 production begins
We’ve made a big deal out of milestones before. That’s to be expected. We’re a part of the automotive industry, though the relationship is complicated, and milestones are very popular here. But this is a big one.
Polestar 2 production has started.
Despite numerous setbacks, unforeseen circumstances, and the sheer logistical challenge of getting production of our first all-electric vehicle up and running, it has indeed begun.
This is significant for a few reasons. Firstly, Polestar 2 is no longer a fleet of prototypes at various stages of completion. It’s a fully realised car ready to be delivered to customers. Secondly, the countdown to those deliveries has officially begun. The first handovers are slated to occur in the summer of 2020. And last but certainly not least, we’re that much closer to our goal of getting as many drivers as possible behind the wheel of a Polestar 2.
Celebrating milestones is a bit of a cliché. But this is a big one. And it deserves to be celebrated.
All aboard: the Polestar Referral programme
Enthusiasm is contagious. Upon discovering a new hobby, restaurant, or band that you cannot get enough of, the urge to spread the word to friends and family is never far behind. After all, sharing is caring. The path towards greater electric mobility is indeed a journey of shared excitement. And we know that getting behind the wheel of an EV can have the same impact. Which is why we’re launching the Polestar referral programme.
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.
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.