Hardware Report: Batteries

Hardware Report: Batteries

Increasing demands for power, anti-idling laws push battery design

When selecting commercial heavy-duty batteries for trucks, Gale Kimbrough, engineering and tech services manager at Interstate Batteries, says it is important to look beyond the case. “If you’re buying by price only, the choice can be quick but ultimately less cost-efficient. However, if value is important to your fleet, then compare your actual needs to extend battery service life and reduce road call cost.”

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