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Stellantis: a recycling service for private vehicles

Initially intended for professionals, the Valorauto automobile recycling solution from the Stellantis group is now available for individuals.

Valorauto, recycling of end-of-life vehicles for all

Valorauto is a joint venture created by Stellantis and Galloo, a specialist in the recycling of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, which aims to manage the collection and recycling of end-of-life vehicles. Launched a few months ago, Valorauto’s services were initially offered to professionals. Since January 3, 2024, they are now open to individuals, in France, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
Valorauto offers a free solution to support the end of life of private vehicles (less than 3.5 tonnes) such as light utility vehicles, but also for vehicles without a license. It is possible to support any brand of vehicle as well as all types of engines: thermal or electric.
In practice, all you need to do is register on the Valorauto website, then fill in the information about the vehicle in a form, to receive a Recovery offer of the vehicle. Customers can then choose to drop off their vehicle in one of the 300 approved treatment centers at Valorauto, or to have it collected free of charge from their home.

Stellantis invests in the circular economy

Valorauto takes care of the administrative procedures, provides a certificate of destruction to the owner, and ensures secure payment as well as the protection of its customers’ data. Finally, the end-of-life treatment of the vehicle is carried out according to strict standards: the car is decontaminated and treated, while the reusable parts are revalued and the materials recycled.
Valorauto therefore offers reduce environmental impact end-of-life vehicles: it is a strategic circular economy company for Stellantis, which will contribute to improving its SUSTAINera Reuse offering of reuse of second-hand original automobile parts while meeting the requirements of the new French regulations.
Indeed, automobile manufacturers are now required to provide their customers with solutions to manage the end of life of their products (French law no. 2020-105 of February 10, 2020, relating to the fight against waste and the economy circular, and decree n°2022-1495 of November 24, 2022, relating to the management of end-of-life vehicles and extended producer responsibility).

To increase its quality of service, Valorauto plans to expand its network, which should reach 800 processing centers by the end of 2024.

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