Polestar eyes European manufacturing for Polestar 7
Regardless of being a European model, Polestar does not construct any autos in Europe.
That will change when the Swedish electrical efficiency model launches the Polestar 7 round 2027.
The knowledge was revealed by Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath in an interview with Automotive Information (subscription required) printed final week.
“For us, what’s necessary is to come back to Europe sooner or later in time, and that might be across the time we begin making the Polestar 7,” he stated.
Polestar plans to launch at the very least one new or redesigned mannequin yearly. The lately revealed 2024 Polestar 3 mid-size SUV launches in 2023. Will probably be adopted in 2024 by a Polestar 4 compact crossover with coupe-like styling. A Polestar 5 sedan will observe in 2025 and the lately confirmed Polestar 6 sports activities automobile the 12 months after that. The Polestar 7 ought to then arrive in 2027.
Ingenlath did not present any particulars on the Polestar 7. He additionally did not say the place in Europe it might be constructed. He stated that call could be made by fellow Geely model Volvo, whose plant Polestar will find yourself utilizing for European manufacturing. Volvo presently operates European vegetation in Belgium and Sweden. It is going to additionally open a plant devoted to EVs in Slovakia in 2026.
The previous Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe was constructed at a plant in China. The present Polestar 2 compact hatch can be in-built China. The Polestar 3 is because of begin manufacturing in China subsequent 12 months, and within the U.S. beginning in mid-2024. The Polestar 4, Polestar 5, and Polestar 6 are all confirmed for manufacturing in China.