Metabo have really excelled with their 18v cordless range. From their grinders to their combi drills the performance and reliability is really up there with the market leaders. German quality throughout the range really gives the end user the confidence to invest in this brand. The German reputation for quality and attention to detail really manifests itself throughout this range. Add the lihd battery technology into this mix and people should be asking themselves some stern questions if they have bought something else.