Interview: A Conversation with Polestar CEO and Design Director Thomas Ingenlath

Volvo’s performance brand doesn’t want to be anything like Tesla

Designers rarely get to run the show at carmakers. Think of Michelangelo commissioning his own sculptures and you understand why people who control purse strings tend to keep the creatives at bay. But Thomas Ingenlath, CEO of Volvo’s new stand alone Polestar brand—and the former VP of Design at Volvo who before that had design responsibilities at both Volkswagen and Audi—might just be a smart …

Amazon Will Now Deliver to Your Car

In a fascinating move, Volvo, General Motors and Amazon announced that customers can choose their car as their preferred delivery location for Prime orders. Beginning today, the offer is open to GM and Volvo owners (with a 2015 model or newer and OnStar and Volvo on Call accounts) in 37 cities in the US. “To find your car, Amazon’s couriers will have access to its …

Lynk & Co’s 02 Sport Crossover SUV Model

From advanced car-sharing to local manufacturing, the experimental Geely brand comes to Europe

Swathed in mystery Lynk & Co unveiled their 01 vehicle in 2016. It was a tech-driven concept turned compact (or, almost mid-sized) SUV. The Geely sub-brand (and young Volvo sibling) purported to be direct-to-consumer and rentable via app. But while the debut happened in Berlin, sales would commence in China. Now, however, the brand is making its way to Europe—stemming from a recently announced production …