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How Are Car Battery Ratings Determined?

If you’re shopping for a new car battery, replacing the original battery with the same one is the easiest option. But even if you’re just swapping it out with a newer version, it’s important to understand car battery ratings — what they mean and how they make a difference. Car battery ratings cover four different aspects of performance. Learn how to read them, so you can choose the right battery for your car.

A car battery in an engine bay. What happens once your car's battery runs out of juice? A car battery gets recycled when it reaches the end of its lifespan. Here's how the process works.

How Are Car Batteries Recycled?

If you’re a vehicle owner who knows the dangers associated with lead-based car batteries, you’ve probably asked the question, “How are car batteries recycled?” Recycling these batteries is essential. The average lead-acid car battery contains as much as 20 pounds of lead. If not properly disposed of, this metal can cause toxicity that can be harmful to both humans and the environment…

A highway during a blizzard. Use these four tips to avoid having a dead battery during the coldest months of the year.

4 Winter Car Battery Tips For Cold Weather Survival

Looking for winter car battery tips to keep your car from needing a regular jump-start during the coldest months of the year? It’s true that the snow-and-ice season can take a toll on even the most robust battery, but there are a number of things you can do to not just make it through the chill, but also extend the life of your vehicle’s electrical system in the process…