When engineers warn that first adopters are additionally the primary to endure from any defect, they discuss that from expertise. The examples pile up, and the latest one comes from Polestar. After it began deliveries of the Polestar 2 in Sweden on July 29, and in Norway and Germany in August, greater than 30 items determined to cease working swiftly.
The information comes from CarUp. Polestar 2 homeowners get a defect message warning about points on the drive system, and the automotive quickly stops working. The one resolution is towing them to a restore store. Some are sitting there for a month already exactly on this September 29.
Tobias Åkeblom is from Luleå, a metropolis 900 km (round 560 mi) north of Stockholm. He instructed CarUp he simply had his automotive for a day earlier than it broke down and was taken again to the restore store. His car is the one that’s ready for nearly 30 days to be mounted.
In accordance with CarUp, the problem can be associated to the 12V system of the automotive, one thing some Mannequin 3s additionally skilled. Within the Tesla car’s case, all it took was changing the 12V battery for the automotive to maneuver once more, however the scenario with the Polestar 2 appears to be extra difficult.
CarUp has talked with Brent Ellis, PR supervisor for Polestar, and he stated not all the affected automobiles had 12V points. Nonetheless, all the reported circumstances current the identical scenario: the autos aren’t driveable. Some don’t even ship a failure message and are simply useless. We additionally bought in contact with Polestar in quest of explanations and can write a brand new article to let you know extra about this.
Though all of the affected homeowners interviewed by the Swedish web site bought loaners, they’re dissatisfied to not drive their electrical automobiles, which they’ve praised for CarUp. In case you have just lately acquired a Polestar 2 and confronted the identical points reported right here, please contact us via [email protected] and our Facebook page.