Ohm Is A Smarter, Lighter Car Battery That Works With Your Existing Car

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ohm-batteryOhm a lighter, smarter, drop-in replacement for your existing battery.

Most automotive batteries weigh around 40 pounds, with lead plates accounting for over half of that weight.

Ohm gets the job done while coming in at just 6 pounds.

How?

Instead of lead plates, Ohm brings in a more modern, two-part system: an EDLC supercapacitor capable of dumping enough energy to start your engine, and a set of smaller batteries (LiFePO4, which contain no toxic heavy metals) to keep things powered when the engine is off.

Oh, and its lifespan (7 years) is about twice that of a lead-acid battery (3-4 years).

Read more: http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/12/ohm-is-a-smarter-lighter-car-battery-that-works-with-your-existing-car/

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