Polestar began delivering their new car the Polestar 2 to Hertz. Hertz is a car rental company. Polestar and Hertz set a partnership where Polestar is going to supply Hertz with over 65,000 cars over the next five years. Hertz will be supplied with the Polestar 2 which is an award winning EV. “Our partnership with Hertz is an exciting milestone. One that provides the opportunity for a significant number of potential new customers to experience an EV for the first time. Now it will be in a Polestar,” says Thomas Ingenlath, CEO of Polestar. This is one of the biggest sales for electric vehicles in the world.
Polestar established as a new, standalone Swedish premium electric vehicle manufacturer in 2017. It was also Founded by Volvo Car AB (publ) (together with its subsidiaries, “Volvo Cars”) and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd (“Geely”). in addition, Polestar also enjoys specific technological and engineering synergies with Volvo Cars. Furthermore, it benefits from significant economies of scale as a result.
Furthermore, Thomas Ingenlath wants to be able to have over 290,000 sales by the end of 2025. So far they already have 55,000 cars on the roads. Also they have 32,000 orders. “We’re excited to add this first delivery of Polestars to our fleet. Thereby expanding the opportunities for Hertz customers. All to enjoy the experience of driving an electric vehicle,” says Darren Arrington, executive vice president for Hertz.
In conclusion, Polestar 2 offers avant-garde Scandinavian design and leading in-car technology. That’s including the world’s first built in infotainment system powered by Android Automotive OS from Google. Finally, the Hertz agreement includes forthcoming Polestar models such as the Polestar 3 electric SUV. This vehicle has its world premiere in October 2022.