Polestar 2 electrical automobiles bought in China and Europe are being recalled because of a difficulty that might trigger affected automobiles to close off and be unable to restart. The recall doesn’t have an effect on any automobiles in North America.
After prospects reported the difficulty, the electrified model from Volvo Automobiles and Geely began a recall of roughly 2,200 automobiles at present in buyer arms, in keeping with a Friday report by Swedish publication Dager Industri (by way of Roadshow).
“We issued a voluntary security recall for Polestar 2 after we investigated, verified and developed an answer for a difficulty reported by a small variety of prospects,” Polestar 2 spokesperson JP Canton mentioned in an announcement to Inexperienced Automobile Experiences.
“A fault within the logic of the Battery Power Management Module requires a handbook software program replace to be rectified. A complete of two,189 probably affected registered buyer autos in Europe and China are being recalled. No North American autos are impacted.”
Canton additionally confirmed that United States deliveries hadn’t fairly began but, and that automobiles for this market will probably be given a software program replace previous to supply to right the issue.
The Polestar 2 started production in March in Luqiao, China. On the time, Polestar mentioned it deliberate to start out U.S. deliveries by summer season.
Polestar’s second manufacturing mannequin, and its first all-electric automobile, it marked the primary deployment of a new interface and a new active-safety feature component set that can possible be shared with mother or father Volvo.
In a first drive we discovered it to largely reside as much as the model’s efficiency emphasis, although its inside has an austere feel and look that not everybody will admire.
Polestar additionally final month pointed to “a disturbing lack of transparency” about carbon footprint, and pledged to reveal extra in regards to the whole environmental impression of its automobiles.