Polestar 2. By M 93, CC BY-SA 3.0
Polestar, a Swedish electric car company that originated as Volvo Cars' racing division, debuted its first all electric vehicle, the Polestar 2, on this day in 2019. Polestar's origins began as Volvo's racing division, but in 2017 Volvo Cars and its Chinese parent company, Geely Holding Group, decided to spin it off as an EV automaker.
History of Polestar cars
Polestar's roots can be traced to the early 1990s when Volvo established a motorsport department known as Flash Engineering. Flash Engineering later became Polestar Racing and Volvo Cars' official racing partner. In 2009, Polestar Racing made a breakthrough when it created a high-performance version of the Volvo C30 hatchback called the Volvo C30 Polestar Concept. The concept car was a hit...