Polestar announced on Wednesday that had over 32,000 orders globally for Polestar 2 since the start of 2022, representing a increase of 290% versus the same period in 2021. As the global expansion continues, the swedish electric vehicle maker is now 5 markets away from the plan of being present in 30 countries by end of 2023.
Mike Whittington, Head of Global Sales at Polestar, says that the company’s order intake is “at record levels and currently represents an annualised run-rate of over 75,000 vehicles”.
Thomas Ingenlath, CEO of Polestar, says: “Selling already in 25 countries across the globe, Polestar has a unique position in the pure play EV market. We are a real company, not one based on slideshow promises. More than 55,000 Polestar cars are on the roads globally today and we are launching a stunning portfolio of three new models in just three years. These gorgeous EVs are all in advanced development stages, and we have the ability to produce great quality cars with our experienced industrial partners.”
Mike Whittington, Head of Global Sales at Polestar, adds: “It’s exciting for the whole team to experience this growing momentum in our business. Our order intake is at record levels and currently represents an annualised run-rate of over 75,000 vehicles, putting us in a strong position as the production landscape normalises. In addition, with both Polestar 3 and Polestar 4 on the horizon, we are set to play a leading role in the electrification of lucrative and sizeable premium SUV segments. With a 2025 production capacity for these two EVs expected above 160,000 vehicles per year, we will have the ability to scale quickly and attract new customers to the brand.”
The Swedish electric vehicle maker said on Tuesday that will debut the Polestar 5 prototype and the limited-edition Polestar 2 BST edition 270 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 23 June.
On Friday that its model Polestar 2 was awarded with by Auto Trader with 3 prizes: New Car of the Year, Most Loved Car and Best Premium Electric Car. In addition, EcoCar magazine has voted the Polestar 2 its Best Electric Compact Executive Car during its 2022 Electrified Top 50 awards.
Last week, Polestar unveiled that has taken over 32,000 customer orders globally for Polestar 2 since the start of 2022, representing an increase of 290% versus the same period in 2021.
One day after teasing the new SUV model, Polestar unveiled recently the first image of the upcoming Polestar 3 that will debut in October 2022. Polestar 3 will feature a dual-motor drivetrain and a large battery, with a range target of over 600 km (WLTP). Polestar 3 will, over time, offer autonomous highway piloting powered by the best-in-class LiDAR sensor from Luminar and centralized NVIDIA computing power.