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May 28, 2024

Taming Truck Battery Headaches [Video]


Heavy-duty truck batteries are often overlooked — until a driver goes to crank up the truck and it won’t start. In an age where nearly every system on a truck is “smart,” can technology help?


This episode of HDT's Leadership Insights is sponsored by, and produced in partnership with, EnerSys, manufacturer of Odyssey Batteries.



HDT's Deborah Lockridge talks to Daniel Jones, applications field engineer for Enersys, for insights into questions such as: 

  • Why is it so hard to figure out when a battery is near the end of its life?
  • What shortens battery life?
  • What can a "smart" battery do?

🏫 Truck Battery Resources

How to Get the Most from Your Truck Batteries

5 Tips to Keep Your Battery Running in the Summer Heat 

The Art and Science of Electrical Diagnostics on Trucks


What You'll Learn in This Episode

  • What factors shorten battery life
  • Signs your battery may be near the end of its life
  • Smart batteries
  • Extending battery life
  • Why truck batteries fail in cold weather
  • Buying the right battery
  • Tips for caring for truck batteries

 🎧 Prefer to listen? Check out the HDT Talks Trucking podcast!


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