Volvo

Polestar Pondering Electric Convertible

The Polestar 4 will be a fully electric, open-top vehicle. Polestar is planning a product onslaught. Following the immediate success of the plug-in hybrid 600-horsepower (447-kilowatt) Polestar 1 sports car, which made its debut back in October, the company is planning to introduce three other vehicles to the range that they…

2 months ago by Jeff Perez 7

Polestar 1 Drops Its Top In Virtual World

Seems unlikely it will ever happen, but one can only hope, right? Polestar took the wraps off its first production model only recently and already the coupe has been transformed into a purely hypothetical shooting brake. Now, someone has decided to explore the idea of a dreamy convertible by chopping off…

2 months ago by Adrian Padeanu 2

Uber Orders 24,000 Plug-In Hybrid Volvo XC90s

Volvo Cars will supply tens of thousands (apparently 24,000) autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber between 2019 and 2021. Making up the Uber order is the XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid, as well as the potential to include the XC60 T8 in the future. For Uber, the big order for autonomous-ready…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 8

Volvo Owner Geely Just Bought An Electric Flying Car Company

The Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (owner of Volvo Cars) has acquired Terrafugia, a US-based developer of flying cars. Why?  Who knows – perhaps it has too much loose money in its sofas. Since its inception in 2006, Terrafugia has demonstrated internal-combustion engine prototypes, which are a combination of car and…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 11

Polestar 1 Rendered In Wagon Form

We like the looks, but there’s a battery placement issue that likely prevents it from ever beocming reality. By combining a vintage-inspired coupe with an efficient, yet powerful plug-in hybrid powertrain, the Polestar 1 is undeniably cool. Given that vehicle’s design evokes the Volvo P1800, it only makes sense to imagine the…

3 months ago by Chris Bruce 0