BY SOUMYA NAIR

TYPES OF BATTERIES USED IN CARS

As the EV industry is growing, more and more efficient batteries are being invented for better performance.

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THERE ARE THREE KINDS OF BATTERIES USED IN CARS

Starting, Lighting, and Ignition Batteries (SLI)

Most vehicles come with SLI batteries providing 12.6 volts at full charge. Hence, they discharge quickly.

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Lithium-Ion  (Li-ion)  Batteries

These are the most underrated batteries. They store more charge and last till 5-10 years.

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Lead-Acid Batteries

They require less maintenance. There batteries cannot be serviced and only be replaced. 

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