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East Penn Releases New Fahrenheit Battery Design at NACV Show

East Penn is pleased to announce the release of its newly designed Fahrenheit battery for commercial truck applications at the 2019 North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta, Georgia from October 28 to 31 ( The company has invested in the Fahrenheit battery design so today’s fleets can better handle intense vibration, cycle service and key-off power demands, and increasing battery box temperatures.


East Penn has recorded battery box temperatures at over 140°F, which is hot enough to fry an egg or safely cook types of meat.  AGM batteries without Thermal Shielding Technology run an increased risk of not providing the performance needed under these conditions. The company stands behind those claims with a brand-new analysis of Fahrenheit technology seen at


The company will feature this analysis as well as other industry-relevant information at the NACV show, booth #444. More information can also be found on a new website at The site includes tools, videos, and other resources to help our Nation’s most critical means of distribution win the fight with Fahrenheit against downtime and emergency repair.


East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead batteries and accessories for the commercial truck, automotive, marine, motive power, Uninterruptible Power Supply, and telecommunication markets. The company’s quality and environmental systems for its entire 520-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016, and ISO 14001:2015 requirements. For more information, visit the company website at or Fahrenheit site at