6-Volt, 8-Volt or 12-Volt, Which Battery Pack Configuration Makes The Most Sense?

When it comes time to purchase a new set of deep-cycle, flooded lead-acid batteries, golf car fleet managers look for ways to save money. With many golf cars requiring 48-volt battery packs, one of the most common money-saving assumptions is that purchasing fewer batteries with higher voltages will be a less expensive alternative. For example,…

U.S. Battery meets with Ryde/Federal Batteries’ top dealers in Sydney, Australia.

U.S. Battery Meets With Top Trans Tasman Battery Dealers After HCB Technologies Acquires Ryde/Federal Batteries

U.S. Battery’s position in the Trans Tasman market was strengthened with a recent acquisition by HCB Technologies, one of U.S. Battery’s largest distributors in Auckland, New Zealand. HCB Technologies and its parent company Hellaby Holdings, acquired Ryde/Federal Batteries located in Sydney, Australia. Ryde/Federal Batteries, another longtime U.S. Battery dealer, has many accounts in the automotive…

Mike Wallace U.S. Battery

U.S. Battery Manufacturing Appoints Michael Wallace As Creative Manager

U.S. Battery Manufacturing has appointed Michael Wallace as the company’s new Creative Manager in charge of marketing. Wallace will handle all aspects of the company’s website, marketing materials, distributor support programs and management of all trade show exhibitions. ” I am really happy to be part of the U.S. Battery family,” says Wallace. “I look…

Battery Charging Diagnostics

Diagnosing Battery Charger Problems

Undercharging is one of the most common reasons for reduced operating time and overall poor performance of golf cars and other types of electric vehicles that use deep cycle flooded lead-acid batteries. While many golf car operators blame the batteries, the problem can also result from a poorly performing charging system. Keep in mind that…


U.S. Battery Manufacturing Helps A Shore Boat Convert To Electric Power

U.S. Battery Manufacturing provides the battery power for the Newport Harbor Yacht Club’s shore boat in Southern California. The shore boat was recently retrofitted to run on electric power, and uses 16 U.S. Battery US-L16HCXC2 deep-cycle batteries to power the 90 horsepower Duffy electric engine. According to Pat Werner, vice commodore of the Newport Harbor…

Winter Storage Tips For Batteries

Winter Storage And Maintenance Tips For Flooded Lead Acid Batteries

Flooded lead-acid batteries used in a variety of applications have charge and discharge rates that depend highly upon temperature. While warmer climates tend to speed-up charging and discharging rates, cold winter months can slow down the rate of charge/discharge. In addition to affecting rates, colder temperatures also carry the risk of freezing the electrolyte if…