This site uses cookies. Cookies are used for user guidance and web analytics and help to make this website better and more user-friendly. If you do not want a recording, you can disable it under Legal notice & privacy statement

8 FACTS YOU PROBABLY

DIDN’T KNOW

Nowadays, starter batteries are especially in demand through the use of start-stop systems, climatic conditions and driving behaviour (frequent short journeys, stop-and-go, etc.). Comfort and additional consumers are constantly being added to the mix and these also need power. A powerful starter battery that supplies your car reliably with its starting and on-board system power needs has therefore become a fundamental requirement!

We’ve put together 8 interesting facts on starter batteries for you.

 

 

Fakt 1: Nummer 1

1. Number ONE in breakdowns

 

Faults in vehicle electrics/electronics resulting from weakening batteries are the most common cause of breakdowns – at approx. 42% – according to breakdown statistics from automobile associations. This is often due to high loading from a number of electrical consumers and inadequate battery management.

Fakt 2: Herz

Auxiliary heating, start-stop systems, energy recovery: Modern vehicle electrics are becoming increasingly complex and require ever more cycle-resistant starter or on-board system batteries.

Fakt 3: Kurze Strecken

3. Short routes = more power

 

Due to stop-and-go traffic and frequent short journeys, vehicles often need more energy than the alternator can produce and recharge during the journey.

Fakt 4: Always on

4. Always on –

digital networking in the car

 

Safety and comfort functions, the theft warning system, coming and leaving home functions always need power, even when the car is parked and switched off.

Fakt 5: Kürzere Lebensdauer

5. Shorter lifetime

 

When exposed to extreme heat or long periods without use, the battery starts to self-discharge. Increased water consumption and greater corrosion reduce its lifetime.

Fakt 6: Minusgrade

6. Negative temperatures cost energy

 

When temperatures fall, a battery’s performance capacity is quick to drop due to poorer charge acceptance. Additional electrical consumers such as seat, auxiliary and rear windscreen heating also need a lot of energy during the colder months.

Fakt 7: Schwerstarbeit

7. Maximum effort for your comfort

 

Ventilation, seat or auxiliary heating, infotainment ... modern cars not only use batteries for starting but increasingly to power the on-board system.

Fakt 8: Umwelt

Energy recovery and start-stop systems make modern cars much more environmentally friendly through lower consumption and reductions in CO2emissions. Basic requirement: An extremely cycle-resistant start-stop battery Banner Running Bull, which reliably delivers maximum performance with each start-up and each journey