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EV factory lines operating

Polestar’s latest electric car is now being made in China with the US to follow.
Posted on 27 March, 2024
EV factory lines operating

Production of the Polestar 3 has started in Chengdu, China, with additional factory output slated to start in the US in the middle of 2024.

The first early production test series in the American factory has been completed successfully.

Thomas Ingenlath, chief executive officer of the marque, says: “This stunning car takes a significant step forward with start of production marking an important milestone on our journey from a one to three-car company this year. 

“We have also achieved launch readiness at our factory in Ridgeville, South Carolina, and are well on-track with our plans to start manufacturing the Polestar 3 in the US.”

It will be the first Polestar to be produced on two continents, supporting the company’s growth ambitions across North America, Europe and Asia.

When it comes to the Polestar 3’s powertrains, there will be two. The 360kW long-range dual motor will produce 360kW of power and 840Nm of torque, and have a range of 628km.

The statistics for the 380kW long-range dual motor with performance pace will be 380kW and 910Nm. Its range will come in at 561km.