Premium Home Charging Solutions by Polestar and Zaptec

Polestar teams up with Zaptec to provide premium home charging solutions for European customers. This partnership includes the introduction of the Zaptec Go home charging wallbox in select European markets and future advancements in vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology and bidirectional charging solutions.

Key Highlights

  • Partnership Overview: Polestar and Zaptec join forces to offer high-quality home charging options.
  • Zaptec Go Rollout: The charging wallbox is now available in Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Norway.
  • Long-term Strategy: Focus on V2G and bidirectional charging to balance the electric grid.
  • Customer Support: Includes installation and local customer assistance.
  • Compatibility: Zaptec Go supports all Polestar models, including the Polestar 3 and Polestar 4.

Polestar has announced a commercial and technical partnership with home charger provider Zaptec, bringing premium home charging solutions to its European customers. The offer for the home charging wallbox, Zaptec Go, begins rolling out to customers in select European markets from today, with availability in other markets to be announced in due course. The collaboration also includes a long-term strategic partnership on future vehicle-to-grid (V2G) and bidirectional charging solutions, an important step in enabling electric vehicles to balance the electric grid.

Premium Home Charging Solutions by Polestar and Zaptec

The Zaptec Go wallbox will be available to Polestar customers in Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Norway from today and includes installation and local customer support. The Red Dot design award-winning home charger is designed and developed in Norway with performance in mind. It delivers up to 22 kW charging capacity, supporting a fast and reliable home charging experience.

Lutz Stiegler, Polestar CTO says: “The partnership with Zaptec marks an important step in providing our European customers with seamless and effective home charging solutions ahead of the first deliveries of the two electric performance SUVs Polestar 3 and Polestar 4. Together with Zaptec, we will also continue developments on innovative charging tech to deliver features like smart charging, bidirectional charging, and vehicle-to-grid to our customers in the future.”

“We’re genuinely proud of this collaboration. Given Zaptec’s high regard for quality and safety, it’s only fitting to partner with those who share and understand our values. Entering into this partnership, we’re embarking on an incredibly exciting journey in Europe, particularly with our vehicle-to-grid technology,” says Kurt Østrem, CEO of Zaptec.

The Zaptec Go wallbox is compatible with all Polestar cars, including the Polestar 3 and Polestar 4, for which the first European customer deliveries are expected this summer.

About Polestar

Polestar (Nasdaq: PSNY) is the Swedish electric performance car brand determined to improve society by using design and technology to accelerate the shift to sustainable mobility. Headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, its cars are available online in 27 markets globally across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

Polestar plans to have a line-up of five performance EVs by 2026. Polestar 2, the electric performance fastback, launched in 2019. Polestar 3, the SUV for the electric age, launched in late 2022. Polestar 4, the SUV coupé transformed, is launching in phases through 2023 and into 2024. Polestar 5, an electric four-door GT, and Polestar 6, an electric roadster, are coming soon.

The Polestar 0 project supports the company’s ambitious goal of creating a truly climate-neutral production car by 2030. The research initiative also aims to create a sense of urgency to act on the climate crisis, by challenging employees, suppliers, and the wider automotive industry, to drive towards zero.

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