ODYSSEY® Batteries Deliver Advanced Power for Powersports Vehicles

As the winter season comes to a close and the warmer weather begins to surface, owners of seasonal powersports applications, like dune buggies, motorcycles and jet skis, are eager to take their vehicles out of storage and get them ready for some outdoor fun. When it comes to overall power performance and being able to withstand the often harsh conditions these powersports vehicles are up...

When Recommissioning Your Motorboat, Keep Battery Performance in Mind

Recommissioning the boat for open waters requires numerous tasks involving all parts and systems of the boat, including the battery. Successful recommissioning without purchasing new batteries will depend a lot on the batteries you choose, as well as how they were decommissioned. Boat owners have found that an Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) battery recovers well from deep discharge. This makes it more tolerant of storage abuses...

EnerSys Marks 25 Years of ODYSSEY® Battery Production with Year-Long Activities

EnerSys® is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of ODYSSEY® batteries by taking a look back on the journey toward success. Through a series of digital activities set to launch throughout 2021, EnerSys will highlight special ODYSSEY® battery moments over the past 25 years and showcase how this premium power solution has become the battery of choice that customers have grown to rely on for handling their...

ODYSSEY® Batteries Power Vehicle Accessories Without Engine Idling

Vehicle idling, which is running the engine while the vehicle in not in motion, wastes fuel and contributes to air pollution. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, idling for more than 10 seconds uses more fuel and produces more emissions than stopping and restarting the engine. The combined waste created when light- and heavy-duty vehicles run idle is estimated to be 6 billion gallons...

ODYSSEY® Batteries Provide Dependable Power for Your Next RV Excursion

Traveling in Recreational Vehicles (RVs) can take you to remote locations that are adventurous, thrilling, and unique. The pursuit of new and exciting experiences, however, can lead you to remote locations where road assistance or electric grid access are not readily available. In some places, even cell service is not available. Under these circumstances, it becomes more apparent that the dependability of the RV is...

Amid A Global Pandemic, ODYSSEY® Batteries Are Needed Now More Than Ever for Commercial Fleet Operations

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that began in March 2020, the commercial trucking industry is experiencing an increased demand for the delivery of critical goods like food and medical products. Fleet drivers are essential workers who continue to provide critical deliveries that ensure a dependable supply of crucial resources. This has increased the recognition that the need for a reliable, premium power solution...

Winterizing Marine Batteries

When decommissioning a boat for the winter, preparing the marine battery properly for storage will ensure that the engine will start when the boat is re-commissioned in the spring. Following the appropriate maintenance and storage practices are necessary for the battery to perform reliably throughout its intended service life. Battery Technologies Some battery technologies are better suited for long-term storage than others. Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) batteries are...

Stay-at-Home Orders Are Easing; Make Sure Your Battery Doesn’t Keep You Quarantined

These are unprecedented times, as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced many individuals across the nation to quarantine at home. With businesses closed and events cancelled, many people are finding themselves with an abundant amount of extra time. And with the weather finally starting to warm up, it’s the perfect opportunity to devote some hours in the garage to check in on your vehicle. Believe...

Picking the Best Car Battery for Your Vehicle

Just about everyone has had the experience of turning the key in their car and nothing happens. There are only a handful of reasons why your car won’t start, including the starter, a starter solenoid or the battery. But in the majority of cases, this is usually a good indicator it needs a new battery. When it comes time to pick a new battery, in order...

Battery 101 for the Marine Enthusiast

Choosing the right battery and charger system can help save money in the long run Batteries are the lifeline of modern boats. Besides performing their primary function of starting the motor, they are responsible for running everything from fish finders, navigation lights, stereos and aerator pumps, among other on-board electronic accessories. However, buying new boat batteries can be a daunting task because each boat is unique...