EnerSys® Introduced ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ Group 49 and 94R Batteries for Jeep®, Dodge® and Chevrolet® Vehicles at the 2017 AAPEX and SEMA Shows

EnerSys® Introduced ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ Group 49 and 94R Batteries for Jeep®, Dodge® and Chevrolet® Vehicles at the 2017 AAPEX and SEMA Shows

 

EnerSys® Introduced ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ Group 49 and 94R Batteries for Jeep®, Dodge® and Chevrolet® Vehicles at the 2017 AAPEX and SEMA Shows

READING, Pennsylvania, November 15, 2017 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications and the manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, introduced ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ Group 49 and 94R batteries at this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo (AAPEX) and the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.

The ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ Group 49 battery has a preliminary cold cranking rating expected to be 950 amps and is designed for popular Jeep®, Dodge® and some BMW® and Mercedes-Benz® vehicles introduced over the last 10 years. The ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ Group 94R battery has a preliminary cold cranking rating expected to be 850 amps and is specifically designed for popular Chevrolet®, and some Jeep® and Dodge® vehicles introduced over the last 10 years. Both batteries feature Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology, as well as Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) separators that hold acid in place to prevent spills, even when installed on their sides.

“The ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ Group 49 and 94R batteries expand our product offering, providing a range of vehicles that are just starting to need a battery replacement with an effective solution,” said Alan Kohler, transportation and specialty marketing manager at EnerSys. “The TPPL technology provides the performance customers expect for today’s vehicles.”

TPPL technology is applied to the manufacturing of flat plates made of 99.99 percent pure lead, not lead alloy. These pure lead plates are made thinner, enabling more to fit in the battery for increased plate surface area. The additional surface area enables TPPL batteries to generate more power as well as provide longer service life, greater reliability and deep-cycle capabilities.

ODYSSEY® batteries feature a three- to 10-year service life and two-year storage life at 77°F (25°C). They are vibration resistant, classified as “non-spillable” by the U.S. Department of Transportation and include a limited three-year full replacement warranty.

The ODYSSEY® Performance Series™ Group 49 and 94R batteries are currently scheduled to be released in January 2018.

For more information on EnerSys and its full line of products, systems and support, visit www.enersys.com.

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ABOUT ENERSYS

EnerSys®, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric-powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including medical, aerospace and defense systems. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility, transportation industries and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.

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