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Since when is the catalytic converter compulsory?

The obligation to install catalytic converters in new cars has been in force for several tens of years now. So what about the cars which were produced before that date? Will they be MOTed without a cat? What about the popular Diesel cars? What exhaust emission standards does a car have to meet to be licensed? Below you will find the answers to all those questions.

Where is the catalytic converter located?

A catalytic converter is one of the parts of an exhaust system. It can be installed inside the exhaust manifold or directly under the car and the location depends on the car age and model. Currently, the catalytic converters can be found both in petrol engine cars and compression-ignition engine-driven cars. Although different in type they are intended to play the same role.

GDPR at DS Auto

GDPR has been broadly talked about recently. And this is correct because practically each company should get ready for the new regulation coming into force. The changes covered by the new law will affect also companies that purchase worn out catalytic converters as they process personal data. We at DS Auto are ready now.

Advantages of collaboration with an entrusted company which buys in catalytic converters.

If you read regularly our blog you probably know what to pay attention to when selecting a company where you are going to sell your worn out converters regularly or occasionally. There are more and more companies dealing with converter buying- in as they see it as an easy and profitable business. But to be assured of the quality of the transactions we recommend to select a trusted brand. What are the advantages of collaborating with a company which has been present in the market for several or more than ten years now?