An architectural tour of Norway in a Polestar 2

Vehicle:
Distance:
453 km
Region:
Trip Date:
2022-05-14
Starting Place:
Oslo
Destination:
Vang

A beautiful drive away to the remote parts of Norway discovering remote cabins, saunas and the Electric Chargers.

A trip report from Emma O’Kelly the contributing editor at Wallpaper. Its a nerve wrecking adventure to find yourself driving through the remote valleys through the Norwegian woods. But things are different in Norway!

Norway is recognized as the EV capital of the world.

“In 2020, 54 percent of new cars sold in Norway were EVs. And it’s important to note that when we talk about EVs, we mean fully electric cars. Plug-in hybrids aren’t part of that number. If we included those,  we would reach a whopping 74 percent!” says Christina Bu, secretary general of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association. The goal is the be emission free by 2025.

Some interesting facts about Vang

Vang has a population of around 2,000 and at least four electric charging stations, all built within the last five years. ‘Only about 30 per cent of people in Vang have an electric car’ 

They make a iconic stop at Lerhol Farm outside Vang, where you can rent out summer cabin and a sauna called Eldmølla,

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