AUTO NEWS – ‘Polestar: the primary of many new manufacturers coming quickly’


‘Polestar: the primary of many new manufacturers coming quickly’

Firstly, let me begin with a phrase of because of you. Presently yearly, we publish our official gross sales figures – simply because the automotive trade does. The journal ABCs let you realize which titles are doing properly, and which aren’t. This 12 months was a very good one for Auto Categorical in what’s, let’s face it, a difficult market. 

We proud to say that we’re nonetheless Britain’s biggest-selling weekly automotive journal, and by a much bigger margin than earlier than. That’s right down to you. We’re vastly grateful to your ongoing assist and can proceed to make sure we’re the most effective at what we do – for you. As at all times, please do hold the suggestions coming.

• Finest electrical automobiles to purchase

One factor we’re typically getting feedback on is the protection we give to electrical automobiles. With our give attention to the newest information, we’re simply reacting to what’s taking place within the trade. And as our authorities is insisting, it’s the way in which we’ve bought to go, whether or not we prefer it or not.

This week’s cowl star is from a brand new model that sits beneath the Volvo umbrella. Solely final week I used to be over in Sweden speaking about, amongst different issues, electrification. I noticed a number of Polestar fashions being pushed round they usually look sensational. Now we’re capable of carry you our first-drive verdict on the model’s new Polestar 2 – a rival for Tesla’s big-selling Mannequin 3.

After the launch of the hybrid Polestar 1, the brand new Swedish/Chinese language model has dedicated to being totally electrical. And there might be loads extra new manufacturers gracing the pages of Auto Categorical within the coming weeks and months, all with electrification at their core.

However relaxation assured, we nonetheless very a lot have petrol (and diesel) in our veins. As I write this, I’m about to go and drive a few BMW’s newest M fashions – extra about them in a few weeks. Despite the efficiency model additionally speaking about electrification – like everybody else, it has to – it’s additionally clear that petrol V8 energy nonetheless has its place. And it’ll at all times have its place at Auto Categorical.

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AUTO NEWS – ‘Polestar: the primary of many new manufacturers coming quickly’


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