Electric Fuel Corp to Produce EverActive Cellular Phone Batteries for Wal-MartNovember 15, 2000 by Jeff Shepard
Electric Fuel Corporation (Iselin, NJ) announced that it will produce a line of fully charged, ready-to-use, disposable cellular phone batteries that Wal-Mart will market under the EverActive brand name. Electric Fuel claims that the disposable batteries, which are based on zinc-air fuel cell technology, provide consumers with up to five times more talk and stand-by time when compared with conventional batteries. Wal-Mart will feature this new product at 1,000 stores nationwide in December 2000.
"We are pleased to be working with Electric Fuel to make this innovative, patented technology available to our customers," commented Doug McMillon, senior vice president and general merchandise manager of Wal-Mart. "This new product demonstrates both companies' commitment to providing our customers with the highest quality products at Every Day Low Prices."
"Electric Fuel is excited to be helping Wal-Mart provide its customers with the latest, revolutionary technology in cellular phone batteries," remarked Yehuda Harats, President and CEO of Electric Fuel Corporation.