Battery costs likely to rise due to federal regulations.
Prices auto makers pay for traditional lead-acid car batteries will rise in coming years, driven by new environmental regulations now taking effect, a leading supplier says. “It will drive battery costs up by at least a couple of dollars,” Mike Carr, vice president and general manager, Johnson Controls Power Solutions Americas, says of the new production and recycling standards. Additional price increases almost certainly lie further ahead, he tells WardsAuto in an ...
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