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...

ODYSSEY® Extreme Series™ 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...

Premium Power Solutions Are Needed Now More Than Ever for Commercial Fleet Operations

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, 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 is imperative to fleet operations....

How to Make a Used Truck or SUV Overland Ready

Check out this recent article in Men’s Journal that highlights the benefits and features of ODYSSEY Extreme Series batteries for off-road vehicles including twice the overall power and three times the service life of conventional models.

Charge up your battery sales

Consistent testing, customer education can boost your bottom line as summer approaches. ODYSSEY Battery Marketing Manager, Alan Kolher, discusses his views on what to expect from a dependable car battery, especially heading into the Summer months. Read the cover story in the May 2020 issue of Modern Tire Dealer.

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...

Next-Generation AGM Batteries Featuring TPPL Technology Deliver World-Class Power for Automotive Needs

How do newer types of batteries, such as Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM), differ from conventional lead acid batteries? AGM batteries, like wet cell “flooded” and gel cell batteries, are types of lead acid batteries. But the unique design and enhanced features set AGM batteries apart from the others in terms of power, shelf life and durability. And, ODYSSEY® AGM batteries, with Thin Plate Pure Lead...

Getting ready to put your classic to bed for the winter? Give the battery some attention before saying goodnight.

The driving season is coming to an end and you’re getting ready to put your classic vehicle to bed for the winter season. However, storing a car battery for an extended time isn’t the same as putting your cordless drill back in the toolbox, expecting it to perform without any problems the next time you need it. Most car collectors find themselves with either a conventional...