What’s Ahead for the Venerable 12-V Automotive Battery? (.PDF Download)

Many pundits believe that given the greater proliferation of more electronics in modern automobiles with each new model year, the decades-old, sealed lead-acid (SLA) 12-V car battery is being strapped to handle automotive power demands. Not only are more infotainment and safety electronic features being added every year, but when you include stricture emission and fuel-economy requirements, one can surmise that even the most efficient SLA battery in use today needs some help.

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