Polestar 2 Introduces YouTube and Enhances Range Assistant and Apple CarPlay Functionality

June 01, 2023
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New OTA Update Elevates the Polestar 2 Experience


Polestar recently unveiled its fifteenth over-the-air (OTA) software update, P2.9, specifically designed for all existing Polestar 2 electric vehicles. This comprehensive update ushers in the much-anticipated integrated YouTube app and provides crucial enhancements to the Range Assistant app and Apple CarPlay features.


YouTube Integration: A Game Changer for Polestar 2

With the latest P2.9 OTA software update, the Polestar 2 now boasts an integrated YouTube app, enhancing the in-car entertainment experience. Newly produced vehicles will have this feature installed by default, making charging sessions more enjoyable.


Innovations to Polestar 2’s Range Assistant App

The OTA software update significantly advances the functionality of the Range Assistant app. Polestar 2 drivers can now track their energy consumption for the past 20, 40, or 100 km, with real-time information available. This innovative feature allows drivers to tweak their driving style to boost energy efficiency.


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Apple CarPlay: New and Improved in Polestar 2

Polestar 2’s P2.9 software update further enhances the functionality of Apple CarPlay. It now includes additional phone and media details on the home screen tile. Furthermore, it supports call management using steering wheel buttons and projects calls and Apple Maps into the car’s driver display.


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Polestar 2’s P2.9 Update: Taking EV User Experience to New Heights

With the innovative P2.9 OTA update, Polestar 2 cements its position as a leader in the electric vehicle industry. The integration of YouTube and significant upgrades to Range Assistant and Apple CarPlay functionality elevates the user experience, making journeys in the Polestar 2 more immersive and efficient.


For more information, please visit the official press release.



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