Drop-in Lithium battery solutions for golf cars are here. We spoke to the team at RoyPow about their

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August 16, 2021 5 Min Read


GCN: Why lithium-ion batteries?

RP: Two of the most common battery chemistry types are lithium-ion and lead-acid. In most cases, lithium-ion battery technology is superior to lead-acid battery due to its reliability and efficiency.


Despite having higher upfront costs, lithium-ion batteries offer significant advantages over lead-acid, including higher discharge and charge efficiency, longer lifetime and better energy density. Gas fumes and chemistry leaks are often seen in many flooded lead-acid batteries which can create an unpleasant work environment without proper ventilation.

Lithium-ion batteries are a newer and game-changing technology. They have many different chemistries. Lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4 or LFP) is one of them.


RoyPow LiFePO4 batteries offer the safest lithium chemistry – they are inherently stable and non-combustible and free from dangerous fumes and leaks.


GCN: Why did RoyPow choose LiFePO4 batteries for golf cars?

RP: RoyPow uses one of the most popular chemistries for golf car industry: Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4 or LFP). It is more energy dense, more stable and compact than lead-acid. The cells are sealed units and require no water filling. It is ideal for batteries used in golf cars.


GCN: Specifically, what are some other advantages of LiFePO4 batteries over lead-acid batteries?

RP: Compared with lead-acid batteries, RoyPow LiFePO4 golf car batteries have these advantages:

– RoyPow LiFePO4 golf car batteries have a long lifespan with five years warranty to ensure the best experience. – They are cost-effective and require no maintenance. It’s less costly because you don’t need to change a new battery every one to two years, there are no maintenance costs, no water filling jobs needed and there’s less power consumption (saving money when it comes to electricity bills). – The batteries are safe and eco-friendly. It’s also much safer with multiple built-in protections. You also no longer need to worry about the acid eating your garage floors or explosive gas that affects your safety. – Plug and go! You can charge anytime. Even if you need to leave the golf car for eight months with full charge – just turn the car back on and go! Overall, this is the most stable and reliable chemistry which can make golf cars long-lasting with a longer range and withstand a very wide range of temperatures.


GCN: Tell us about the “P series.”

RP: RoyPow’s new line-up of drop-in lithium batteries creates a solution for every brand and size of vehicle.


Our batteries are compatible with all leading brands of golf cars, multi-seaters and utility vehicles. We supply mounting brackets and connectors for them all, so it is really convenient and easy to replace and use.


Our new “P series” gives you extra power and performance for professional vehicles – ideal for multi-seat, utility, hunting and rough terrain uses.


The P series (S51105P, S51160P and S72160P) consists of high performance versions of our batteries designed for specialist and demanding applications. They are designed for load carrying (utility), multi-seater and rough terrain vehicles.


In addition to all the benefits of LFP technology, the specific benefits of the P series are: – High discharge current. Going up a steep hill or accelerating with a heavy load – these are the times when you need a high discharge current. All the P series feature high discharge currents for responsive performance in the toughest conditions. – Automatic switch-off. If left unused for more than eight hours, the P series products switch-off automatically, minimizing power loss. – Remote switch. Rather than being under the seat (as with the standard batteries), the switch on the P series can be located on the dashboard, or wherever it suits you, for maximum convenience.


RoyPow also has 36V & 72V solutions available. For more information, please contact sales@roypowusa.com.


GCN: What makes a RoyPow lithium battery special?

RP: RoyPow has experts in complete battery system solutions with fully automatic production equipment, and offers perfect local service and support.

RoyPow is based in Huizhou in Guangdong Province, China, with manufacturing plants in China and subsidiaries in the USA, Europe, Japan, and the UK. Our specialty is the design and manufacture of lithium drop-in replacements for lead-acid batteries, and we are the world’s leading brand in this field.


We have been focused on lithium-ion batteries for more than a decade. Over this time, we have developed a portfolio of intellectual property and an integrated design and manufacturing capability that spans all aspects of the business from electronics and software design to module and battery assembly and testing. We are vertically integrated, and this gives us the ability to provide a wide range of application specific solutions to our customers.


– Battery Cells We are using automotive-grade cells and accessories for our lithium batteries. They are also used in everything from golf cars to scissor lifts to fork-lift trucks. Safety critical, industrial strength – these are the features of RoyPow batteries.