The ELV directive requires motor vehicle manufacturers and importers to take back all on-sale vehicles and vehicle starter batteries (regardless of the date of a vehicle's first registration) at the end of their life, ensuring that they are treated in an environmentally responsible manner.
All battery producers in the UK are Government registered as part of an initiative to increase battery collection/recycling, and to prevent the landfill/incineration of all battery types, in particular automotive, which was banned in the UK from 1st January 2010.
Jaguar Land Rover is registered as a Producer of Batteries under Registration Number BPRN00706.
The end of life vehicle regulations:
Vehicle return conditions:
The vehicle must be:
For a full list of appointed ´takeback´ facilities*, please contact your dealership.
Automotive starter battery return conditions:
When the primary automotive starter battery in your vehicle reaches the end of its life, it can either be returned to your Jaguar Land Rover retailer when a new battery is purchased or installed, or delivered to one of the following facilities for recycling:
*All the contracted sites are fully licensed by the Environment Agency as authorised treatment facilities. They also meet additional Land Rover professional quality standards for the receipt, treatment and recovery of end of life vehicles and have been appointed with immediate effect.