The new MSP Power Supply Charger from Midtronics Inc. offers three selectable voltages of 13, 13.7, and 14.2 VDC and support for standard lead-acid, absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded batteries (EFB).
Interstate Batteries will become the exclusive automotive and specialty battery brand to Advance Auto Parts stores and customers in the spring of 2018.
The new Odyssey Performance Series Group 49 and 94R batteries from EnerSys are designed to be an effective replacement solution for various Jeep, Dodge, Chevrolet, and some BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
Johnson Controls Inc. has expanded its Optima Batteries product lineup to fit more vehicles. The Optima Yellowtop was introduced at the 2017 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas.
ACDelco is expanding its selection of High Reserve Capacity (HR) batteries designed for challenging applications where higher reserve capacity (RC) is more important or required by the original equipment manufacturer.
Sometimes diagnosing a no-crank/no-start problem can be more difficult than diagnosing a driveability problem. The average passenger car or light truck has at least two dozen electronic control units on-board, and luxury vehicles can have three times that many. Some of those tiny electronic brains can make a decision that will drain the battery almost overnight.
Robert Bosch LLC has significantly enhanced its passenger vehicle battery program to meet today’s rigorous demand for power, performance and capacity. Included in the current lineup are Bosch 100% maintenance-free, flooded lead acid batteries S3, S4 and S5, and the premium S6 High-Performance Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) battery.
Advances in battery technology have made it possible for facilities to tailor their battery-operated lifts to meet specific needs, according to Rotary Lift. For instance, some battery types are more suited for quick service applications than others.
ACDelco has added four new part numbers to its Advantage battery line, covering more than 7.5 million vehicles on the road.
Key On Engine Off (KOEO) battery draws have always been a relatively difficult concept for customers to wrap their heads around. They figure when the vehicle is turned off, nothing is on any more. However, these problems are hardly new, as vehicles have had shorted wiring, switches, and other simple problems for years.
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