Johnson Controlsprovides its absorbent-glass-mat battery technology to power the ’14 Chevrolet Malibu’s automatic stop/start system. The AGM battery powers devices while the car is stopped or idling and the engine is shut off. The battery will be part of a system designed to improve fuel economy 5%. The technology “is better equipped than traditional batteries to power the deep cycling needed for frequent starts and stops," Ray Shemanski, vice president and ...

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