In line with the requirements of the EC End of Life Vehicle Directive, Dacia owners are offered at the possibility to dispose of their vehicle at the end of its useful life, free of charge.
The End of Life Vehicle Directive applies to all pasenger cars and light commercial vehicles with up to nine seats and up to a total permissible weight of 3.5 tonnes.
Free take back is currently available for all vehicles regardless of age as from from the 1st January 2007. As defined in the law, free take back will be provided if:
- The vehicle is delivered to a Dacia appointed take back facility
- The vehicle contains all its essential components, in particular the engine, transmission, coachwork, wheels or catalytic converter (if originally fitted)
- That no waste has been added to the vehicle (for example: household and garden waste, extra tyres etc...)
Dacia has selected CarTakeBack to provide free take back to last owners of vehicles of the Renault, Alpine and Dacia brands.The CarTakeBack Network covers all regions of the UK. All take back and treatment facilities operate in conformity with the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) requirements.
Vehicles will be treated to meet the recycling and recovery targets as set by EU Commission