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MDS Battery Blog

Welcome to the MDS Battery blog - you'll find a selection of knowledge base articles, FAQs, product related blogs and the latest battery news.


Tuesday, 23 January 2018  |  Mike
Why Are Yuasa Bike Batteries So Popular?

Yuasa are the market leaders in motorcycle batteries, the Number 1 choice of most major manufacturers including Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha. By choosing a Yuasa battery you can be assured of a direct replacement for your original battery.

Friday, 12 January 2018  |  Tom
CSB Battery Range Explained

CSB Battery are the world's leading manufacturer of lead acid batteries and MDS are the sole UK importer. CSB supply several different product ranges each one specifically designed for different types of application.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018  |  Tom
Advantages Of A Smart Battery Charger

A simple trickle charger may look like a good bet but you run the risk of overcharging your battery and causing permanent damage; here we look at the advantages of a more sophisticated smart charger with maintenance and reconditioning modes.

Wednesday, 3 January 2018  |  Tom
Yuasa Motorcycle Battery Ranges Explained

Yuasa manufacture five different ranges of motorcycle batteries, each one designed for different types of vehicle. With over 150 different types of Yuasa motorcycle battery in stock you can be sure of finding the right replacement for your motorbike.

Friday, 1 December 2017  |  Tom
Winter Car Battery Maintenance

With winter now well and truly here and some serious frosts, now is the most important time to think about your car battery. What are the main problem areas, how can you spot them and what you should do to avoid any issues with your battery this winter.

Monday, 20 November 2017  |  Julius
EFB Car Battery Technology

Modern cars have increasingly high power demands for air conditioning, DVD players, sat navs, stop/start systems and the like. EFB technology has been developed to offer a cost effective solution delivering improved cyclic capabilities and meeting the requirements of modern stop/start ignition systems.

Monday, 20 November 2017  |  Julius
AGM Car Battery Technology

AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) technology is used in Yuasa's flagship YBX9000 battery range. These batteries are designed specifically for the needs of larger modern luxury cars with improved power/performance and are rated for up to 360,000 starts making them suitable for stop/start systems in even the most powerful vehicles.

Monday, 13 November 2017  |  Mike
Shorai Motorcycle Battery Maintenance

The simple rule is that the battery should be kept at a minimum 13.1V. Modern motorbikes still draw a current even when not being used - using a Lithium compatible maintenance charger will ensure you get the most out of your battery.


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