Automotive batteries

The automotive batteries manufactured by First National Battery are the first choice for local original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Automotive batteries in the Exide range include the following:

Automotive battery type Features and benefits
Silver Calcium

  • Lead/calcium/silver alloys
  • Maintenance free under normal operating conditions
  • Resistance to overcharge
  • Minimal water loss
  • State of the art technology
  • Low self discharge
  • Low internal resistance
  • Less expensive to operate
  • Higher cold crank rating
  • Suitable for diesel engines
  • Higher energy throughput
  • Higher corrosion resistance
  • Improved safety features
EFB (Enhanced flooded battery)
  • Designed for micro-hybrid (stop/start) vehicles but suitable for all cars on the roads
  • New negative plate additives and new processing techniques for improved charge acceptance
  • Stop/start cycling performance
  • Twice the lifecycle of standard flooded automotive batteries in stop/start conditions
  • High cranking power
  • Fully recyclable
  • Longer lasting, energy saving
  • Will not require maintenance under normal operating conditions
  • 24 month nationwide guarantee
VRLA (valve regulated lead acid or AGM technology)
  • AGM Technology immobilises the acid in the battery
  • High starting currents
  • Extreme vibration resistance for rough terrain
  • Deep cycle applications
  • Stop/start capabilities optimised for micro hybrid vehicles
  • Recyclable
  • Nationwide guarantee
  • Three battery capacities – 70, 80 and 92Ah
  • Spill-proof
  • Ideal for use in diesel vehicles
  • Environmentally friendly

If you’re not sure which type of battery you need for your car, contact your nearest Exide outlet or use our Battery Finder.