Ecobat Battery Technologies has followed the launch of its One Box start-stop battery testing and installation solution with a new training, assessment and certification. The first step is a comprehensive video, viewable below, hosted by Ecobat’s Christopher Jones. This offers a step-by-step guide to battery assessment, removal, replacement and validation processes. It also introduces the four parts of the One Box package. Together, Ecobat says they allow technicians to tackle start-stop battery replacement with confidence.
Following the launch of its One Box start-stop battery testing and installation solution at Automechanika Birmingham last June, Ecobat Battery Technologies (Ecobat), has further developed its offering with the release of a free start-stop battery training, assessment and certification.
Having recently been appointed as a key strategic partner for Exide in the UK & Ireland, ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT) has recruited Brian Sanders and Scott Barker from Exide Technologies to spearhead the company’s nationwide push with the prominent original equipment (OE) brand with Carbon Boost 2.0 technology.
Having recently been appointed as a key strategic partner for Exide in the UK & Ireland, Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT) has recruited Brian Sanders and Scott Barker from Exide Technologies to spearhead the company’s nationwide push with the brand.
The central focus of Ecobat Battery Technologies’ (EBT) presence at this year’s Automechanika Birmingham, was the launch of its One Box start/stop battery replacement solution, an initiative which proved to be one of the hits of the show.
According to figures released by Varta, long-term battery partner of Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT), almost 90 per cent of the cars manufactured this year will feature start-stop technology. By 2020, more than 30 per cent of the vehicles entering independent workshops will also be equipped with this technology. All will be fitted with batteries specifically designed for these systems, without which they will malfunction and the battery, potentially fail.
Figures released by Ecobat Battery Technologies’ (EBT) long term battery partner, Varta, almost 90 per cent of the cars manufactured this year will feature start-stop technology, meaning that more than 30 per cent of all vehicles entering the independent workshop will be equipped with this feature by 2020. These vehicles use batteries specifically designed for these systems, without which they will malfunction and potentially fail.
Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT) used Automechanika Birmingham to showcase its multi-brand portfolio and specialist battery knowledge, to the many motor factors and technicians who attended the country’s premier aftermarket exhibition.
As a further example of its ongoing expansion, Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT), formerly Manbat, has moved into a new, purpose built 15,000sqft facility to allow it to satisfy the increasing demand for its range of premium quality batteries and charging solutions across its multiple business sectors, but particularly for the needs of its fast growing established automotive and commercial vehicle customer base.
The Technical Seminar programme at the recent Automechanika Birmingham trade expo provided the perfect platform for ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT), formally Manbat, to inform and assist technicians with the direction that battery-related technology is taking in the automotive industry and the independent aftermarket particularly.
Manchester Batteries has come a long way since Harry Pemberton started the business in 1952. Now known as Manbat Ltd., the firm is a leading supplier of automotive and industrial batteries in the UK, and since 2009 has been a part of the Ecobat Technologies group, the world’s largest producer and recycler of lead. In order to extend the strong position Manbat has built up in Britain, Ecobat has consolidated it into a new company, Ecobat Battery Technologies. The new firm was officially launched last month at Automechanika Frankfurt and at IMHX 2016 in Birmingham.
Last week’s Automechanika Frankfurt show was the exhibition debut for a new name in the battery world – Ecobat Battery Technologies. The company was recently created through the consolidation of three independent businesses operating within the Ecobat group, a consortium which itself spawned from Ecobat Technologies, the world’s largest producer of lead and lead alloys. With this entirely new entity, Ecobat says it intends to “offer a unique and comprehensive battery service across Europe.”
In order to spearhead the transition from its existing individual business units to become Ecobat Battery Technologies, parent company Ecobat Technologies and the Ecobat group has recruited Philippe Desnos as vice-president and managing director of the new pan-European entity.
The UK’s largest automotive and commercial vehicle battery distributor, Manbat, is to make its second appearance at Frankfurt’s Automechanika (Stand 3.1 G65) in September. The company has planned a substantially more prominent stand, scaled up from 12sqm to 56sqm, while two other Ecobat Technologies group businesses will join it on-stand. Manbat says the event provides […]