Exide Technologies, through an alliance with Parts Plus stores will begin supplying batteries to Goodyear Service Centers in the U.S. Exide is a global leader in stored electrical- energy solutions. Parts Plus is one of the largest automotive aftermarket program groups in the industry. Parts Plus signed a three-year agreement to be the primary battery supplier for the 605 Goodyear company-owned auto service centers throughout the United States. Parts Plus and Goodyear enjoy a 20-plus year parts supply relationship, which is one of the longest in the automotive aftermarket. Exide, which has been a supplier to Parts Plus for 13 years, will provide the private-label AutoSaver and the branded Exide NASCAR Select and Exide Select Orbital products for the program. “This collaborative effort is significant in that it will allow all three partners to increase the speed of new product and service introductions that will benefit our customers as well as their customers,” said Craig H. Muhlhauser, chairman and CEO of Exide Technologies.