Polestar cars, the leading high performance electric brand is part of Volvo.
Polestar HQ’s are in Sweden and Hangzhou.
Chengdu – the high tech city in Chengdu is the base for production. Designed with interntaional award winning Snöhetta from Norway, it has Gold status in the globally-recognised LEED ratings (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).
Following the pricipals of sustainable design and creation, Polestar aims for the highest levels of environmentally responsible car production.
The Polestar Production Centre is host to one of the most exacting manufacturing processes in the automative world.
Focusing on cutting plastic content, Bcomp’s natural fibre is used in replacement. Inside Polestar vehicles, 3-D fabric is used for seats. This method saves offcuts and wastage. Made of 100% recycled PET bottles, Polestar is following the fashion industry in valuing a balance of style and sustainability.
Interiors are vegan. No animals are harmed in the making of a Polestar.
“Importantly, we don’t need to sacrifice design and luxury with these materials,” says Maximilian Missoni, head of Design at Polestar. “If anything, they enable an even more premium, cutting-edge execution which elevates our design-led products. Using sustainable materials presents a positive challenge, giving new meaning to interior design. We are able to derive entirely new aesthetics from a new context and the related technologies, allowing society to move on.”