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How we should be recycling batteries and what consumers need to know?

30/04/2020

How we should be recycling batteries and what consumers need to know? />
As a business we are conscious about the environment, BatteryPower Zone (BPZ) strongly believes in upholding South African values and being a responsible company that cares for the environment. One such value is the practice of recycling batteries. Approximately 90% of all batteries are recycled and this is something the industry and consumers can be proud of. This is an impressive feat and... read more

The types of batteries found in trucks are similar to the ones found in cars

30/04/2020

The types of batteries found in trucks are similar to the ones found in cars />
Truck and bakkie batteries are like the big brothers of car batteries. BatteryPower-Zone (BPZ) understands truck batteries are equally important as, in most cases, they need to be highly reliable and a breakdown could mean unfulfilled commitments. Similar to cars, they more or less serve the same SLI (Starting, Lighting, Ignition) purposes in trucks. One difference is the battery voltage. While in cars you may find a 12V battery, in trucks and pick-ups due to their larger engines and greater horsepower, 24V batteries are the norm. This naturally makes truck batteries more expensive compared to car batteries. read more

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