Tesla rival Polestar plans own smartphone launch alongside its first electric vehicle in China
- Swedish electric vehicle maker Polestar plans to launch a smartphone in December, CEO Thomas Ingenlath told CNBC.
- The Polestar 4 is a sports utility vehicle (SUV) coupe. It will be the company's first car to be delivered in China, as it ramps up expansion in the world's biggest electric vehicle market.
- The move underscores the way in which electric vehicle makers launching in China are putting technology at the heart of their offering in a market where car buyers want the latest features.
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A Polestar 4 electric SUV is on display during the 20th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on April 18, 2023 in Shanghai, China.
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MUNICH Swedish electric vehicle maker Polestar plans to launch a smartphone in December alongside deliveries of its first car to be released in China, the company's CEO told CNBC.