Polestar Chengdu took the top spot on a list of artistic and cultural landmarks
Everything Polestar makes has a specific purpose. But that doesn’t mean they’re restricted to that one role.
Polestar 1 is an electric performance hybrid whose purpose is to offer a connected, responsive driving experience like no other. But it can also be an all-electric daily driver. Or all of those things at the same time.
Polestar 2 is an avant-garde, all-electric car whose purpose is to seamlessly integrate into your digital life. But it can also be thrown around corners with all the wild abandon of a rally car. Or criss-cross the country while emitting exactly zero CO2. Or all of those things at the same time.
Polestar Chengdu is our production facility, whose purpose is to produce Polestar 1s at the rate of 500 per year, in addition to showcasing the brand to visitors via the experience centre. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be a destination unto itself. Or the number 1 artistic landmark in Chengdu.
Or all of those things at the same time.
The Overview Effect: a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth from outer space. Those who have experienced it describe a new understanding of the uniqueness, fragility, and relative smallness of our one and only home. And while it’s easy to imagine the impact this must have; it seems that spaceflight is a prerequisite. Which is why we sat down with Karen Nyberg.
The most innovative ideas are brought about through creative collaboration. Ideas that have the power to change; to revolutionise the status quo and spark social and environmental change. By connecting thoughts, experiences, skills, and intuition, visionary endeavours, like design, can be elevated from good to great.
Polestar has never gone it alone. We’ve had plenty of collaborators, kindred spirits, and fellow EV enthusiasts with us on our journey towards sustainable electric mobility. And now, in Gores Guggenheim Inc., we have a new partner. One with whom we intend to go public, pursuant to a business combination agreement which we have signed.