Polestar’s new services can be located on the MIRA Know-how Park – a world-class automotive testing and growth web site within the coronary heart of Motorsport Valley within the UK’s Midlands.
Polestar is quickly rising its international engineering functionality with the growth of a world-class R&D hub within the UK, the newest aspect within the model’s growth. Regardless of the difficult business panorama, within the final yr the now 250-strong UK crew has greater than doubled in measurement and can proceed to broaden past 500 individuals sooner or later. Polestar’s new services can be located on the MIRA Know-how Park – a world-class automotive testing and growth web site within the coronary heart of Motorsport Valley within the UK’s Midlands. Ideally positioned to reap the benefits of Nice Britain’s world-renowned automotive engineering expertise pool situated in and across the space, the UK R&D crew has various experience not often seen inside conventional OEMs.
Thomas Ingenlath, CEO of Polestar. “The mixture of British engineering expertise and Swedish experience will guarantee our automobiles are among the many highest performing and most sustainable on the street.”
Working alongside the R&D crew in Sweden permits the UK crew to concentrate on ground-breaking engineering options in a bid to assist Polestar attain its objectives. The UK R&D crew will play a vital position within the model’s continued evolution, instantly specializing in the event of the Polestar Principle, first revealed in 2020, and confirmed for manufacturing earlier than 2025.
With entry to quite a lot of specialised on-site gear, together with superior battery testing, an in depth check observe community, and a collection of different unbiased operations primarily based on the facility, the MIRA Know-how Park was an apparent selection for the progressive Swedish model.
The growth of Polestar’s R&D capabilities follows on from the continued progress of its mannequin line-up, plans to extend its international gross sales footprint by the top of 2022, and the transfer to fabricate Polestar 3 within the USA in addition to China. With a pipeline of automobiles underneath growth, Polestar is poised for continued high-paced progress in each gross sales and income.