The CIVD has therefore developed its own manufacturer-independent dismantling manual based on the International Dismantling Information System (IDIS) used by the automotive industry. It is available to all recyclers and disposal companies worldwide in almost 30 languages and can be called up online at any time.
Motor caravans - just like passenger cars - can be returned free of charge by the last owners as end-of-life vehicles. The return rate for motor caravans is practically non-existent. They continue to have a high value even after a long period of use. Motor caravans are built on commercial vehicle chassis that are designed for significant mileage, which is usually not achieved in private use for holiday purposes.
Motor caravan manufacturers are also obliged to formulate dismantling instructions with information on the safe, economical and environmentally friendly disposal of end-of-life vehicles for each vehicle put into circulation and to make these available at the time of vehicle recycling.
CO2 Emissions On the issue regarding the possible driving ban of diesel vehicles, the CIVD advocates for exception regulations to be made for motor caravan owners. Find out more
Caravanning’s Climate Footprint The results of a study by the Ecology Insitute showed that travelling in motor caravans and caravans is one of the most environmentally friendly forms of holiday. Find out more
Department Environment The CIVD Environment Department is aware of the importance of intact nature for caravanning as a holiday form and pursues the goal of finding environmentally compatible solutions. Find out more
CIVD Directive Material Compliance The industry-wide guidelines for material compliance ensure a high standard in the areas of technical requirements, comfort and environmental friendliness. Find out more