Polestar confirms its arrival in Kuwait with the Polestar 2

Written by Cláudio Afonso | info@claudio-afonso.com

The EV maker Polestar announced on Tuesday its arrival in Kuwait with the Polestar 2. The company has appointed BNK Automotive, the authorised distributor of Volvo Cars in Kuwait, as its representative in the country. The first Polestar Space in Kuwait is planned to open to the public in Kuwait City later in 2022.

“We are excited to bring Polestar to Kuwait. As a premium electric brand, we found a natural partner in BNK Automotive, and we are pleased to join their portfolio of automotive brands.”

Polestar 2 (Source: polestar)

“As we witness the global shift towards electrification in the Automotive industry, we are honoured to be in a position to catalyse this change in Kuwait towards a brighter, greener future,” says Mr. Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi of BNK Automotive. “BNK Automotive is proud to launch Polestar – the first fully electric car brand in Kuwait.”

Last week, the company posted the first job vancancy for a Space Specialist in Sidney, Australia. Polestar seeks a specialist for its showroom (Polestar calls it Space) in Sidney to “participate on roadshows, events, and test drives across the country.”

“As a Space Specialist, you will make sure that visitors get inspiration and support to learn about Polestar from the moment they walk into the Space. Polestar has created one of the most innovative vehicles ever made, and you will help deliver an equally innovative and unforgettable customer experience.” — company says.

Recently, the company announced the opening of its third UK Space at Touchwood, the award winning, 650,000 square foot shopping destination in Solihull’s town centre. The company has already other two spaces located at London Westfield and Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

Polestar recently said that, during the first half of 2022, it will establish in Hong Kong, Spain, Portugal, and Ireland. Israel, UAE (United Arab Emirates), and Kuwait are planned to be added to the Middle East market footprint. The company aims to be active in 30 global markets by the end of 2023.


According to AutoData Corp., Polestar sold 420 vehicles in U.S. during February and has sold a total of 812 Polestar 2 Model Year-to-date, the only model available in the country. The company delivered 15 units per day, up from an average of 12.6 units in January — when delivered 392 vehicles in 31 days.

Source: AutoData Corp.

The Swedish Electric Automaker has recently signed letters of intent with several key suppliers including SSAB steel, Hydro renewable energy, ZF electric powertrains, and Autoliv safety equipment, who will collaborate on the Polestar 0 Project, which aims to develop a truly climate- neutral car by 2030.

Polestar sold 384 units of its Polestar 2 being the third best selling model in Norway during February. In 2021, Polestar’s luxury sedan was the 10th most popular car model in the Scandinavian country, the one with the highest EV adoption.

Polestar intends to list on the Nasdaq in a proposed business combination with Gores Guggenheim, Inc., which is expected to close in the first half of 2022.

Written by Cláudio Afonso | info@claudio-afonso.com