Premium AGM battery line brings performance, durability and reliability to Jagged X racing team
MILWAUKEE – April 29, 2014 – VARTA® AGM powersports batteries is proud to announce its co-sponsorship with the Jagged X Racing Team for the 2014 racing season. Jagged X Racing will be participating in five UTV competitions with the SCORE World Desert Championship series and six off-road races in the Best in the Desert series.
“We are excited to team up with VARTA powersports batteries. We are here to win races and need to have the most reliable battery available on the market,” said Bill Schueler, Jagged X Racing team owner. “The VARTA powersports battery is winning all the vibration, performance and torture tests we have thrown at it while racing in the desert.”
“We are proud and excited to be associated with this championship winning UTV racing team, and looking forward to a winning season,” said Doreen Lucht, VARTA powersports product manager.
VARTA powersports is a battery brand of Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building, and energy storage industries.
The powerful line-up of these 12-volt Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) powersports batteries is made for active enthusiasts who expect the highest level of performance and durability. VARTA AGM powersports batteries offer 16 different group sizes covering more than 90% of powersports applications including motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, UTVs, scooters and personal watercrafts.
“Our VARTA batteries feature an advanced AGM technology that has been proven for many years in the European market,” said Michael Carr, vice president and general manager, Aftermarket, U.S. & Canada, Johnson Controls Power Solutions. “These powersports batteries are freshly charged just before shipping from our Middletown, Delaware plant ensuring the freshest battery available.”
VARTA AGM powersports batteries are engineered to provide longer life and improve the performance of the battery. VARTA AGM batteries last longer in demanding applications, are maintenance-free, non-spillable and can be installed at any angle. Each VARTA powersports battery features an established grid design for improved durability, has a rugged case construction, can withstand repeated charging and discharging, and is high performing in a wide range of temperature conditions. Additional information can be found at www.VARTApowersports.com.
About VARTA® powersports batteries The VARTA® brand is backed by more than 100 years of innovation and has remained at the forefront of advanced battery technology, delivering world-class products to provide power to a wide range of automotive and powersports applications. VARTA® powersports batteries feature advanced Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) technology that is engineered to extend the life and improve performance of the battery. The VARTA® powersports brand is distributed by Johnson Controls Power Solutions, the leading global manufacturer of lead acid and advanced batteries for conventional, Start-Stop, hybrid and electric vehicles.
About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; conventional automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2014, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #12 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com.