Before Tailgating at Your Next Football Event, Don’t Forget to Check in on Your Battery

Fall is the season for football. Professional and college games attract thousands of spectators. This year, the National Football League (NFL) season runs from September 9 to Super Bowl Sunday on February 13, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) season runs from August 28 to the College Football Playoff (CFP) Championship Game on January 10. For many attendees, the pre-game tailgating party has become...

ODYSSEY® Batteries Help Me Reach My Inner Zen… My PURE ENERGY!

Guest Contributor: Hailie Deegan The way a person achieves their “inner Zen” is different for everyone. While some people turn to meditation, soothing music – or perhaps even somewhat unique yoga sessions like my buddy, Rutledge Wood – my pure energy and deeper power comes when I am behind the wheel, racing towards the finish line! As a professional race driver, I rely on ODYSSEY® batteries for...

EnerSys® Recognizes Fall Car Care Month with Battery Maintenance

The Car Care Council, a nonprofit organization that educates motorists about the proper care, maintenance and repair of their vehicles, continues its effort, “Be Car Care Aware,” with Fall Car Care Month in October. The Car Care Council advises that along with heaters, wipers, lights, tires, brakes and filters, the battery needs attention when preparing for the cold weather. The wear and tear of the summer...

Mallorca Batteries Recommends ODYSSEY® Battery to Get Their Customers on the Water with Confidence

Mallorca Batteries is a leading battery dealership for the Balearics, Spain, and Europe, supplying high quality marine batteries. The team sources, tests, and partners with the best battery manufacturers from around the world to deliver premium power for anything from jet skis to super yachts. Over the years, Mallorca Batteries has recommended Odyssey® Marine Dual purpose batteries due to their proven reliability and performance, which...

Tips for Properly Storing Your Marine Battery During the Off-season

As fall approaches, and boating enthusiasts bid farewell to the open waters for a few months, it’s important that your vessel is properly stored. This also applies to the subsystems of the vessel including the battery. To ensure a smooth start-up next season, follow some simple tips to winterize and store your marine battery. Always be sure to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for battery care...

Mobile Yoga with Rutledge Wood

Guest Contributor: Rutledge Wood Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would have the pleasure of doing yoga with these two! Hey everybody, Rutledge Wood here – motorsports fan, race analyst and life-long car geek. I wanted to be the first to tell you about this cool new exercise trend that’s bringing people deeper power, pure energy and maximum performance. I guess you could say...

The Effects of Heat on Your Heavy-Duty Battery

Most people know that cold weather affects battery performance. But what about the effect of summer heat on your heavy-duty battery? The fact is, that extreme heat is also detrimental to battery life. Both conventional flooded lead acid batteries and Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) batteries suffer water loss in extreme heat—and water is essential to the electrochemical process within the battery. Lead acid batteries function using an...

When Buying a Car Battery, Weigh the Benefits of Thin Plate Pure Lead vs. Flooded

When we think of automotive batteries, what usually comes to mind is a flooded lead acid battery, which has positive and negative plates that are separated and immersed in an electrolyte of sulfuric acid. The electrolyte typically requires periodic monitoring and the addition of water. Conventional flooded lead acid batteries also require a maintenance charge every three to six months to prevent sulfation, which is...

Richard Petty School of Performance is Now in Session!

Hey there folks – Richard Petty here, and I would like to welcome you to the Richard Petty School of Performance. School is officially in session! From now on, you can refer to me as Professor Petty. Hold up – on second thought, “The King” still has a nice ring to it. Anyhow, check out the video below to see who attended class – I think there...

Enjoying your Onboard Amenities with the Proper Marine Battery

A day on the water, whether it be for fishing or pleasure boating, can be more comfortable, convenient and safer, not to mention more fun, with a complement of onboard accessories. These amenities can include aerator pumps, navigation lights, fish finders, audio equipment and other entertainment devices. A marine battery with deep cycling capability can power onboard 12-volt loads, known as house loads, when no...