This excerpt taken from the XIDE 10-K filed Jun 29, 2005.
Transportation North America
In North America, the Company sells aftermarket transportation products through various distribution channels including mass merchandisers, auto parts outlets, wholesale distributors, battery specialists, and OEM transportation products through dealer networks. The Companys North American operations include a network of 82 owned branches that sell and distribute batteries and other products to the Companys distributor channel network, battery specialists, national account customers retail stores and OEM dealers. In addition, these branches collect spent batteries for recycling at the Companys smelters.
The Companys North American transportation aftermarket battery products include the following: