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27 July 2020

Love & Care for your Car Battery

A flat or faulty battery is Australia’s leading cause of vehicle breakdown. There’s nothing worse than being stuck with a flat car or truck battery. […]

3 March 2017

New Sydney Office

Roadside Response is pleased to announce the opening of our new Sydney office.  Our National Response Centre manages hundreds of Australia’s breakdowns everyday.  Utilising state […]

9 February 2017

Recycle your spent Lead Acid Batteries

Used lead-acid batteries are classified as hazardous waste under the Hazardous Waste Act 1989 and should not be disposed of with the regular garbage.  Each […]

2 November 2016

Breakdown Response Time

Want your battery replaced in under 50 minutes? A recent survey of our Roadside Battery Response service proved that Roadside Response delivers and installs replacement […]

8 September 2016

5 Tips to keep your battery working this summer

If you think the summer weather is easier on your car battery, think again. While warmer temperatures help to increase battery capacity, making it easier […]

23 October 2014

What Causes Lithium-Ion to Age Part 2

When charging lithium tends to gravitate to the negative electrode, or the graphite anode. When this happens the voltage potential changes. A full reset does […]

20 October 2014

What Causes Lithium-Ion to Age Part 1

When charging lithium tends to gravitate to the negative electrode, or the graphite anode. When this happens the voltage potential changes. A full reset does […]

19 October 2014

Important Facts about Primary Battery

There has been growth in the use of the rechargeable (secondary) batteries but the primary (non-rechargeable) batteries are also very important. They play a very […]

17 October 2014

Lithium-Based Batteries : An Engineering Marvel Part 2

The basic architecture of the Li-ion battery is same as the Nickel and Lead based versions. It employs a positive electrode called the cathode, an […]

14 October 2014

Lithium-Based Batteries : An Engineering Marvel Part 1

G.N Lewis is the person credited with the earliest work on the lithium-based batteries in 1912 though it was only until the early 1970’s when […]

13 October 2014

The Nickel-based Batteries Part 2

2. Nickel-metal-hydride- NiMH The scientists began researching for this in 1967, though there were some volatilities with the metal-hydride, which compelled the scientists to develop […]

11 October 2014

The Nickel-based Batteries Part 1

Batteries help to power the portable devices, and they need to be powerful enough in order to allow you to operate your devices without worrying […]

9 October 2014

New Lead Acid Systems

Find out the advancements that have been made with lead acid batteries and how they are beneficial to the industry. When it comes to stationery […]

6 October 2014

Comparison Of Secondary Batteries

There has been an evolution in batteries, and people are opting for rechargeable batteries, which are more reliable, and happen to be the most used […]

4 October 2014

Primary Batteries – What Are The Choices Part 2

The Li-FeS2 cell comes with PTC thermal switch, a safety device. The switch limits the current delivered at high temperatures. It is not possible to […]

3 October 2014

Primary Batteries – What Are The Choices Part 1

Earlier on, batteries were primarily used for carrying out experiments. This is because fluctuations in voltage under load made the use of batteries for most […]

1 October 2014

A Look Into Battery Definitions

Understanding battery definitions is very important. Batteries come in all manner of forms: large, small, heavy-duty, light-duty, different brands and more. Distinguishing the batteries is […]

29 September 2014

Comparing the Battery with other Power Sources part 2

Ease of installation There are two kinds of batteries, the sealed ones and the flooded batteries. The sealed batteries can be operated in any position […]

27 September 2014

Comparing the Battery with other Power Sources Part 1

Battery as a power source has certain advantages over other power sources and similarly has some disadvantages when compared to other sources. In the article […]

25 September 2014

Fulfilling the demand for batteries

We often hear some novices arguing that all the advanced battery systems come with higher energy densities; they are smaller in size and deliver thousands […]

23 September 2014

Learning about Batteries

Battery is one of those innovations that have brought a major revolution to our civilization. It is the battery that dictates the speed of mobility […]

21 September 2014

New Advancements in Batteries

Advancement in batteries takes place on two fronts-improved specific power to ensure good delivery on demand, and longer run times. In the past decade, battery […]

19 September 2014

Global Battery Market

The global battery market is expanding fast, and the revenues in 2009 were whooping $47.5 billion. With a huge surge in demand for wide range […]

17 September 2014

Invention of Electricity through Magnetism

Generating power through magnetism was discovered at a much later stage in life. It all begun in 1820 when 45 year old André-Marie Ampère noted […]

15 September 2014

Invention of the Rechargeable Battery

The evolution of the practical battery dates back to 1936. During this time, an English born chemist; John Frederic Daniell, developed an improved battery that […]

13 September 2014

Information about early batteries

The very first electrical battery was discovered by Alessandro Volta in 1800. He found that a steady flow of electric power was generated when some […]

11 September 2014

When was the battery invented?

Batteries are the most common sources of electrical power production in the modern society. As a matter of fact, batteries did manage to cause the […]

9 September 2014

Important Information on Starter And Deep Cycle Batteries

The starter batteries are designed specifically to crank any engine with a momentary high power bust. On the other hand, deep cycle batteries can provide […]

7 September 2014

The principle of operation and application of sealed lead batteries

Technology has really advanced and one thing that we can commend this growth to is the elimination of the unsealed batteries. The much inconvenience that […]

5 September 2014

All You Must Know About Lead Based Batteries

Lead acid was invented in 1859, by Gaston Planté, a French physician. This battery happened to be the first one to be used for commercial […]

3 September 2014

Absorbent Glass Mat Battery : Advantages and Uses

Absorbent Glass Mat Batteries gained popularity in the 1980s and were used primarily for military purposes and in UPS systems. An Absorbent Glass Mat Battery […]

1 September 2014

Maintenance Tips For Your Car Battery

A car battery is one of the most-important parts of a car. It’s basically the heart of a car and if it isn’t beating with […]

30 August 2014

Car battery charging tips

The car battery is an integral complex component of an automobile hence must be handled and looked at to ensure its optimal performance. Charging car […]

27 August 2014

How a car battery works

While maintaining your car and fixing its problems most of the times you use the phrases that car battery needs to be recharged or the […]

22 August 2014

Why Car Batteries Fail in Australia And What Car Owners Should Do

A car battery is the component that gives a vehicle the power to start and run smoothly. Although they are manufactured to endure tough condition, […]

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I used your battery replacement service yesterday and want to compliment you on the quality of service supplied by your team and especially the representative who attended my request. I am very satisfied with the solution he provided.

Anthony Sharwood

“Just wanted to thank you guys for your help today, Matt (service tech) was amazingly helpful and prompt”

Greg C.
Adelaide, SA

Keero was really helpful over the phone. He asked a couple of questions and we figured out straight away that the problem was most likely a dead battery. Phil was in the area and arrived in less than 40 minutes. Got a new battery and I was back up and running again. Thanks guys.

James Burrett

“Great job getting my keys back for me, felt like a right fool today..thanks again”

Peter G.
Mooloolaba, QLD

“What a great idea, I don’t drive far but to have Roadside Response available when I need it, awesome”

Rebecca T.
Geelong, VIC

I wanted to drop a quick note to say that although Garry had to fight a lot of traffic to get to me he was very professional, friendly and helpful.

Thomas Do

I just want to thank you for getting to my house so fast. The car didn’t want to start this morning and I needed to get to work. The guy who changed the battery was real friendly and I was able to get to work almost on time (only 12 minutes late).

Lana Wilkinson

Roadside Response keep our rental van on the move 24/7. There nationwide coverage and pay to use platform is just perfect to help me keep my maintenance costs low & my vehicles on the go!

Paul S.
Self Move Hire

“No Road Assist Membership & needed a jumpstart at the Airport, 45 minutes from start to finish, great job!”

Dale Z.
Melbourne, Tullamarine