Volvo's Electric Brand Polestar Inaugurates China Factory With Exports To US, Europe On Sight
Automotive Exports|October 2019
Amid rising trade tension, Volvo’s electric brand, Polestar, is going ahead with plans to export its first Chinese-made model to the United States next year, the automaker’s CEO said. Polestar opened a factory in the western city of Chengdu to produce the Polestar 1, a two-door, gasoline-electric hybrid coupe with a carbon-fiber body.

European sales of the Polestar 1 start this year, priced at about 150,000 euros ($165,000), said Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath. He said U.S. sales are due to start early next year.

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