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Analysis: Polestar lifts the lid on lifetime EV emissions

27 days ago   |   By Autocar

It takes 24 tonnes of CO2 equivalents to make a Polestar 2
Electric car maker has published real-world CO2 figures for its 2 SUV versus a petrol XC40
Polestar, Volvo's EV spin-off brand , has detailed the lifetime climate impact of its new 2 fastback - claiming it's “spearheading a movement for transparency throughout the automotive industry”.
As well as detailing the energy and CO2 produced in the manufacture of the 2 compared with a petrol-engined Volvo XC40 , Polestar said it is planning to reveal more about the wider environmental impact of building electric vehicles.
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