Why car battery failures matter for automotive aftermarket professionals

October 26, 2023 • Batteries, News, Technical Articles • Views: 228

In this article, Banner business development manager, Russell Shea, explores the rational reasons behind battery failure and replacing it with a premium battery is vital, particular as temperatures plummet. This also represents opportunities for independent workshops and motor factors: As automotive professionals serving the automotive aftermarket, we know this time of year marks the start …

The role of 12V batteries in electric vehicles

March 16, 2022 • Batteries, Technical Articles • Views: 1558

The following article has been provided by Bosch, which looks at why a 12 Volt battery is needed in an electric vehicle.

Yuasa: Start Stop Vehicle – Battery Replacement WARNING

November 1, 2021 • Batteries, News • Views: 318

With growing EU legal requirements on vehicle manufacturers to reduce CO2 exhaust emissions, an increasing number of vehicles are being fitted with Start-Stop, Alternator Energy Management and Brake Energy Recuperation technology. In order to support these technologies and emissions savings, vehicle designers require new battery technologies in the electrical system for: i) Extended operation in …

Battery Operating States, Lifespan & Replacement Conditions

October 4, 2021 • Batteries, News • Views: 216

State of Charge (SOC) The State of Charge of an automotive battery is expressed as a Voltage (OCV) and is the force used to push the starting current known as Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) through the starter circuit to the starter motor. Assuming a battery is fully charged with a high OCV and has a …

Yuasa: AGM & EFB Automotive Batteries Explained

July 26, 2021 • Batteries, News • Views: 267

AGM Explained Improved active mass efficiency, through better absorption of the acid Increased lifespan due to minimal active material shedding due to battery design Higher cold start values Totally Maintenance Free – zero water consumption Spill proof/leak proof Designed to meet latest OEM vehicle demands Compatible with sensitive electronic equipment AGM technology now factory fitted …

Irregular vehicle use has long term effect on batteries

February 5, 2021 • Batteries, News • Views: 203

The battery experts at Varta, the leading battery manufacturer in Europe, are recommending for technicians to check the status of all car’s batteries entering the workshop. This is now more important than ever as so many cars have not been used as regularly as they normally would have, over the last year. Most private vehicles …

GS launches new automotive battery range

August 21, 2017 • Batteries • Views: 1210

GS Yuasa Batteries has launched its brand-new GS automotive battery range. The three-tiered range, which features new battery case designs, improved performance and a fresh livery, will be available from Irish distributors Serfac Limited this coming October. Replacing the existing GS automotive batteries range, the new GS automotive line-up has been designed to meet the …