The Future of Fuel Saving Batteries

Stop Start technology is big news in the world of batteries.  The fuel saving systems, BMW’s Efficient Dynamics system is a prime example, need batteries with much better charge acceptance than conventional lead-acid batteries to keep the cars starting up every time they stop and the engine cuts out, in an attempt to save fuel. Continue reading

START-STOP TECHNOLOGY IN YOUR CAR ~ THE FUTURE NOW

From 2012, new EU regulations will not only reduce maximum levels of vehicle CO2 emissions across Europe to 130 g/km, but will also increase the demands on vehicle batteries. That’s because meeting this target is going to take more than just improved engine management – innovative battery technologies are absolutely key. Carmakers have not waited until now to meet these demands, they have been introducing the new technologies for a number of years in anticipation. Continue reading