Sweden’s Polestar and South Korean battery manufacturer SK On have signed an agreement on the supply of battery cell modules for the forthcoming Polestar 5 electric 4-door GT. Polestarw says it chose SK On due to its superior battery cell technology that offers ‘high-performing chemistry, fast charging, efficient discharging and superior driving range’.
Production of the Polestar 5 is planned to start in 2025.
Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, SK On has battery plants currently operating or in construction across the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Jee Dong-seob, CEO of SK On, adds: “We are delighted to collaborate with Polestar on its top-tier EV model. We will solidify our partnership with Polestar and create new opportunities through this agreement.”
Headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, Polestar’s cars are available online in 27 markets globally across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.