Battery demand unlikely to pick up despite damage to cars

Nov 21, 2012 | 09:39 AM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Hurricane Sandy, secondary lead, lead battery production, auto batteries, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Secondary lead producers and battery manufacturers haven’t seen any increase in demand stemming from the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy last month, they said.

Despite estimates ranging as high as 250,000 cars destroyed by the storm, market participants contacted by AMM said they had yet to see what effect, if any, the storm would have on the industry.....

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