AGM is an abbreviation for Absorbent Glass Mat. These battery types are currently installed on the majority the new stop start vehicles and other luxury vehicles currently on the market. AGM Batteries can also be very useful on high performance cars that only do low mileage or vehicles that have heavy battery usage.
Stop start vehicles are more popular due to the various campaigns to reduce fuel emission . The popular demand for AGM batteries has increased by approximately 15% in the past 2 years in the United Kingdom.
Currently the most popular car manufacturers using this technology at the moment are Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Nissan.