Polestar Cars in United States
Polestar is the Volvo Cars performance company and brand, based in Hindenburg, Sweden. Polestar develops electric performance cars, and offers performance hardware upgrades and engine software optimizations for certain Volvo models through their Polestar Engineered division. Until 2015, Polestar Performance was a division of Polestar along with the Polestar racing team and prototypes.Volvo announced in July 2015 that it had purchased Polestar Performance. The racing team will remain under the direction of Christian Dahl, changing name from Polestar Racing to Cyan Racing. A close cooperation with Polestar is maintained with Cyan Racing becoming official motorsport partner to Polestar, the Volvo Cars performance brand.Polestar produces under the label Polestar Engineered Cars performance road cars based on Volvo models. The chassis and suspension are enhanced, as are the drive-train and engine, steering, wheels and brakes. The interior and exterior get a sportier make-over.