Polestar 2 Production Officially Begins: Deliveries Start This Summer
The electric performance fastback Polestar 2 entered series production and heads to Europe in summer 2020. China/U.S. after.
Polestar has officially begun series production of its first all-electric car, the Polestar 2 performance fastback, which happens to be also the first series all-electric model in the Volvo Car Group.
The production takes place in Luqiao, China – a plant owned by Geely Auto and operated by Volvo Cars.
Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath said:
“The world is facing enormous upheaval in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We start production now under these challenging circumstances with a strong focus on the health and safety of our people. This is a great achievement and the result of huge efforts from the staff in the factory and the team securing the supply chain. I have a huge amount of respect for the entire team – thanks to them!”
Initial production is envisioned for Europe, where the first deliveries are expected in summer 2020. Sales in China and North America will follow “shortly” after. In general, the market introduction will be conducted “on a market-by-market basis”.
“Revealed in February 2019, the Polestar 2 is available in ten global markets across Europe, China and North America. Final order books in each launch market are now being opened sequentially. Reservation holders in each market will be contacted to place their final orders, before public order books open.”