Conventional flood lead-acid batteries (FLA) have been the standard in the automotive industry for years. They remain a convenient and affordable choice to start the car and power most standard electronics on board. But more power needs may need a more powerful battery. Enter the enhanced flooded battery or EFB.
You’ve had to jumpstart your vehicle nearly every day this week just to get to work on time, and although you suspect it’s time for a new battery, the local auto shop is booked for weeks. As such, you’re determined to learn how to replace an automotive battery to get back on the road.
When you’re in charge of a whole fleet of vehicles, choosing a commercial vehicle battery requires different considerations than selecting a battery for your personal vehicle. Your fleet needs commercial batteries that won’t break the company budget for parts and maintenance.
If some of the cars on your lot aren’t getting quite as much attention or ride time as others, you may find yourself spending a lot more on replacement batteries. But it doesn’t have to be that way. A high-quality battery charger could be the answer to your weak or dead battery problems.
It’s not hard to tell when your car battery is on its way out. The car may not start up as quickly as it once did, or you may notice the headlights and interior lights seem dimmer than usual. Many car batteries only last a few years, which means you could be dealing with a weak battery if you haven’t replaced it in some time.
Tractors are hard-working pieces of equipment that experience a lot of bumps, shocks and extreme weather changes as they chug along in the field. With all these impacts, tractor batteries need to be pretty durable. Still, you may be wondering how long tractor batteries last.
When it comes to hitting the open waters, all boat riders want to think about is feeling the breeze through their hair. No one wants to worry about whether their boat will get them safely out and back.
You’ve likely seen them zipping around: a small but mighty vehicle traversing airport corridors and tarmacs, luggage cart in tow. Or you may have spotted electric golf carts navigating large resorts or a tiny EV delivering food on the quiet side streets of your neighborhood.
Before you start shopping for vehicle batteries, it’s important to know the differences between traditional batteries and deep cycle batteries, how they work and when to use them.
There are many signs to look for when the golf cart battery is on its way out, and it’s helpful to know the signs that it’s time to replace it.
At Continental Battery Systems’ booth at the 2022 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), partner Stryten Energy presented its EFB and explored the benefits and growth predictions for the EFB market.
Acid stratification is a major problem for vehicle batteries. This phenomenon involves a buildup of heavy acids in a battery, which can create problems like charge imbalance and reduced performance. Many premature battery failures can be linked to acid stratification.
In this article, we’ll break down some of the most common battery types, their uses, and some pros and cons to help you find the right battery for any application.
David Meeks is Continental Battery Systems’ senior vice president of supply chain. He joined the company in November 2022 and brought more than 30 years of supply chain experience across wholesale, electrical and industrial distribution industries.
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Bass fishermen know October is the time to hit the water. All those prize-winning bass are waiting, so priority one is to make sure the boat battery is in top shape.
With National Golf Day Happening this Month, Golfers Focus on Their Game and Their Golf Cart Batteries.
Golfers take great pride in their game. They also take great care in knowing that their golf cart battery won’t fizzle out halfway through the game.
Stryten Energy and Continental Battery Company Partner to Meet the Growing Energy Storage Needs of the U.S. Automotive Aftermarket
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The one piece of boating equipment that will keep your boat operational is a high performance battery from Continental Battery Co. Why take chances with anything less?
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We are sorry to hear that Ray Minter of Battery Sales passed away March 28, 2020. He taught us the importance of having a positive attitude.
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