Charging up your life

Could you take a moment out of your busy life to imagine what would it be like to live without batteries?

18 February 2021 | Events

No more watches, no more cameras; we wouldn’t be able to jump in our cars to go to the shops, nor would we be able to use our mobile phones.

We usually don’t give a second thought to these inanimate objects, yet when they give in, we suddenly develop a profound gratitude for something that works nonstop in order to bring so much convenience to our lives.
So, since when have these handy little things been around?
In 1799 there was an Italian scientist named Alesandro Volta who invented the first true battery, which was known as the Voltaic Pile.
However, the disadvantages of the earlier battery types were that they were very bulky and heavy. Moreover, these batteries generated an excessive amount of heat and they could only be used once, and then they had to be recharged.
Luckily for us, modern batteries have come a long way. They are lightweight and compact, fast charging, and they no longer have to be recharged after every use.
The most important modern application must be batteries that are used in cars, boats, trains and airplanes. Without this invention, we would no longer be able to commute, and our lives would literally come to a halt.
If your life suddenly comes to a standstill because your car’s battery decides to give in, it’s time to consider Battery Centre in Windhoek.
Battery Centre was established with Super Tyres in 2002, selling the premium RAYLITE battery brand.
They offer a range of services, including free battery testing as well as a free vehicle charging testing system while you wait. If you would like to make use of their exceptional client service you can find them at no. 15 Dr Michael de Kock Street in the Northern Industrial Area or alternatively contact them at 061-263754.
Since today is International Battery Day, we’re celebrating these amazing gadgets that are not just able to power your vehicle but power an international space station hovering over 400km above you!

Similar News

 

NHC, NBC enter heritage awareness partnership

2 months ago - 11 December 2020 | Events

STAFF REPORTER The National Heritage Council of Namibia (NHC) and the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) held a signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...

FLI hosts Startup Festival at Opuwo

3 months ago - 13 November 2020 | Events

Ester KamatiThe Financial Literacy Initiative provided an opportunity for business men and women to pitch not only existing business enterprises, but also ideas that they...

Riaan Smit’s homecoming

3 months ago - 06 November 2020 | Events

MICHAEL KAYUNDE - On Wednesday, Riaan Smit delivered a performance that can only be described as fun. He was scheduled to perform after Rubber Duc,...

Namibia Tourism Expo moments

3 months ago - 06 November 2020 | Events

The 2020 Namibia Tourism Expo is currently underway in the capital. From the beautiful exhibitor stalls to the stylish attendees, the SKW sportsgrounds are a...

Comic relief at the expo

3 months ago - 06 November 2020 | Events

MICHAEL KAYUNDE - FreeYourMind funny men Slick, Taap, Fernando and Big Mitch are among the stand-up comedians who have been providing laughter at the expo...

Master KG brings #JerusalemaChallenge to Nam

3 months ago - 06 November 2020 | Events

MICHAEL KAYUNDE - The Namibia Tourism Expo kicked off on Wednesday, 4 November, at the SKW Sportsgrounds in Windhoek with an official opening ceremony at...

Bring your pink tutu and show you care

4 months ago - 23 October 2020 | Events

Julienne van RooyenThe Cancer Association of Namibia challenges each individual, corporate entity and school to stand up and assist in a united fight against cancer.Buy...

Join the Jerusalema challenge!

5 months ago - 29 September 2020 | Events

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKIf there's one glimmer of positivity at the moment, it's the team spirit and feeling of unity created by the Jerusalema challenge, which is...

2020 MTC Knockout project gets wings

5 months ago - 25 September 2020 | Events

­Monique Adams After the success of last year's MTC Knockout Project against gender-based violence (GBV), MTC kept the spirit alive, with this year's project targeting...

Everything is better with Soul

5 months ago - 25 September 2020 | Events

Vibrantly energeticRejoice Soul, also known as Nancy Shafa, is a part of the marketing team at Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) as a sales consultant in...

Latest News

Scam: Covid-19 support grant circulating...

10 hours ago | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – The ministry of finance has warned the public against a message circulating on WhatsApp inviting people to apply for “Covid-19 Support Grant”,...

FirstRand Nam’s profit dives 9.4%

16 hours ago | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – Locally-listed FirstRand Namibia reported a profit of about N$564.9 million for the six months ended 31 December 2020, a drop of some...

Letshego Nam takes N$60-mln profit...

16 hours ago | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – Locally-listed Letshego Holdings Namibia reported a profit of about N$341.4 million for the year ended 31 December 2020, a drop of nearly...

Otjikoto sitting on a gold...

1 day - 04 March 2021 | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – B2Gold’s Otjikoto mine is expected to reach record-level production this year and through to 2024, the Canada-based low-cost international senior gold producer...

Mining survey: Chamber hits back

1 day - 04 March 2021 | Business

PHILLEPUS UUSIKU Too few responses have skewed Namibia's performance on the 2020 Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies, tarnishing its image as an attractive investment...

‘Not up to you’

1 day - 04 March 2021 | Education

TUYEIMO HAIDULA ONGWEDIVA Higher education minister Itah Kandjii-Murangi says institutions of higher learning...

Sioka in hot water over...

1 day - 04 March 2021 | Ministries

JANA-MARI SMITH WINDHOEKThe clock is ticking for child welfare minister Doreen Sioka who has less than a month to present a...

Corruption - A social disease...

1 day - 04 March 2021 | Columns

Johan CoetzeeGiven ongoing media articles about governance, manifested in contraction of investment and increasing unemployment, it is appropriate to reflect on several trends covering several...

EDITORIAL

1 day - 04 March 2021 | Opinion

The phony attempts by mainly men in the National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) to undermine its president Esther Muinjangue will only further dissuade women from...

Load More