Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the life expectation of my automotive battery?

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Average automotive battery life is in the order of approximately....
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How are LA battery plates made?

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The reactive metals in starter batteries are held in flat plates, (1-2 mm i...
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What are Maintenance Free Batteries?

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‘Maintenance Free’ is an unfortunate label for an automotive lead acid batt...
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How are Power Capabilities of Batteries Rated?

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Starting capability is defined by the Cold Cranking Amp (CCA) rating. This ...
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What is the difference between the Starter Battery and Deep Cycle Battery?

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Automotive batteries are typically of ‘lead acid’ construction (lead, lead ...
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Do ABIA members recycle batteries?

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ABIA are very proud of what has been achieved in used lead acid batteries (...
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What is an Automotive / Starter Battery

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Automotive Batteries is a general description for batteries used as starter...
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What should I know before changing my Automotive battery?

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Until recent times, a ‘one battery technology fits all’ approach has applie...
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What Are Cold Cranking Amps?

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In order to understand where the term “Cranking Amps” comes from, it is imp...
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