Clarios to Supply High-Performance AGM Battery to Major OEM

Clarios to Supply High-Performance AGM Battery to Major OEM

It offers up to 80% reduction in CO2 emissions over traditional AGM batteries, in many cases, Clarios said.

Clarios, producer of one in three of the world’s low-voltage car batteries, said it secured a supplier contract with a major original equipment manufacturer for its new high-performance recharge absorbent glass mat (AGM) battery – a 12-volt battery with increased charge acceptance compared to traditional AGM batteries to help reduce fuel consumption and to help reduce CO2 emissions.

Clarios’ new AGM technology provides significantly improved rechargeability compared to other AGM batteries, the company said. As such, the new AGM battery for light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles will be first introduced in North America under a supply contract with a major original equipment manufacturer.

AGM batteries are being used across the industry to support increased demands on the low-voltage systems found in every vehicle, according to Clarios. From internal combustion, to hybrid, and EVs, traditional AGM batteries are being adopted to support features like lane-keep assist, side blind zone alerts, engine start-stop cycling, adaptive cruise control, infotainment systems, and connected services and applications.

The new Clarios AGM battery supports all of these important features with the added benefit of increased charge acceptance, the company said. The automaker can choose to optimize their low-voltage battery charging strategy, to help improve fuel economy and helps support carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reduction objectives.

We understand the focus automakers have on reducing emissions in their vehicles and how any improvement is important in helping them achieve their circularity goals,” said Federico Morales-Zimmermann, Clarios VP & GM Global OEM Customers, Products, and Engineering. “This new AGM battery is the latest example of how we’re innovating across our product lines to support customers, their new programs and the low-voltage architectures.”

You May Also Like

ZF Aftermarket Releases 36 New Parts for US, Canada

ZF has introduced a total of 185 new products in 2024 under the ZF, LEMFÖRDER, SACHS, TRW and WABCO brands.

ZF Aftermarket announced it launched 36 new part numbers for a variety of braking, suspension and transmission components for passenger cars in the United States and Canda (USC) aftermarket. This includes 10 new part numbers for SACHS Continuous Damping Control (CDC) shock absorbers, bringing the total number launched this year to 60.

Dana Expands Spicer ReadyShaft Assembly Coverage

The addition of more than 3,000 new part numbers brings Dana’s ReadyShaft program
to over 13,000 active SKUs.

Dana-Expands-Spicer-ReadyShaft-Assembly-Coverage
Litens Aftermarket North America Elevates Sustainability Efforts

Litens said it is dedicated to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030. 

Litens Aftermarket North America Elevates Sustainability Efforts
HELLA Introduces HELLA BLADE LED 6” Series Auxiliary Lights

The HELLA BLADE Series combines powerful illumination with innovative features for the ultimate driving experience, the company said.

HELLA-BLADE-LED-6-Series-Auxiliary-Lights
Transtar Announces Agreement for Axalta to Acquire The CoverFlexx Group

Axalta Coating Systems has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Transtar Holding Company’s subsidiary The CoverFlexx Group.

Transtar-logo-on-white

Other Posts

Clarios Formalizes Joint Development Agreement with Altris

Altris will focus on developing the sodium ion cell technology for low-voltage applications, while Clarios will leverage its expertise in Battery Management Systems, software and system integration to design the battery system.

Clarios, Altris Partner on Low-Voltage Sodium-Ion Batteries
Bendix: Air Disc Brake Production has Doubled Since 2018

Commercial ADB adoption rates in Class 6-8 vehicles are now up over 50%, according to Bendix.

Bendix Bowling Green
MPA: ‘We’re as Strong as Ever’

Chairman, President and CEO Selwyn Joffe discusses what he’d like the aftermarket to know about Motorcar Parts of America.

MPAs-Selwyn-Joffe-Were-as-Strong-as-Ever
Dayton Parts Offers New Aftermarket Products

A new DPF differential pressure sensor, engine oil dipsticks and fuel injector wiring harnesses designed to match OEM spec.

Dayton-parts-releases-2-sensor-dipstick-harnesses-1400