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York: 01759 372728

Edinburgh: 01383 419151

Latest News

Read on below for the latest U-Pull-It news. Find out more about the car breakers and repairable vehicles we have for sale, find out how you can get your hands on some cheap car parts during our special wheelbarrow weekends, and more.

Fri 10th May 2019
Could solar power be the future of motoring?

Reducing CO2 emissions is a key concern for most governments across the globe, and taking steps to decrease our dependence on fossil fuels is a major obstacle. A huge portion of our dependence on such fuels is based on the cars we use every day, hence the shift from petrol to electric-powered vehicles. Many major manufacturers have therefore focused a large amount of energy and resources into the... Read More


Wed 1st May 2019

Heading to Copart York’s auction on May 17th is an exciting selection of luxury CAT B vehicles from makes Bentley, Lamborghini and Porsche. Though these Category B – Breaker beauties cannot return to the road, they can be purchased and stripped for their premium re-usable parts. Perfect for a repair, or straight re-sale! Not a Copart Member? Don’t worry! As a U-Pull-It customer, we are giving you... Read More


Tue 30th April 2019
U-Pull-It Car Breakers Yard

Running a car is a rewarding but also an expensive venture. With the improvement in the technology in standard versions of car models today comes the increase in cost in the unfortunate, and likely, event that your car breaks down – or at least needs a part replaced. As a generation of consumers, the idea of finding a second-hand part to replace a broken one is likely foreign to many, especially... Read More


Fri 12th April 2019
Is My Car Autonomous?

Over the past decade, we have seen a vast increase in the amount of technology which has been integrated into the standard models of most cars. Focusing primarily on improving the safety in driving, these technological features range from improving a car’s ability to brake to go so far as the car itself making active decisions based on a variety of cameras and sensors. And with the race towards... Read More


Tue 2nd April 2019
What To Do If You’ve Had An Accident On The Road

No matter how safe and careful you think you are as a driver, you will inevitably, and unfortunately, be involved in a car accident at some point in your life. From minor scrapes to more serious collisions, being involved in any kind of accident can be an extremely stressful process. But there are certain things you must do to ensure that you are following the law and that you will be able to... Read More


Fri 22nd March 2019
How Safe Are Cars Today Compared To 20 Years Ago

Much of the focus of the car industry in today’s market relates to the integration of electric vehicles and the future of fuel. By looking ahead, it can be easy therefore to forget the great strides we have already made in the development of car technology. Safety is one such example which simply highlights these advancements, with dramatic improvements to the safety provided to a driver and... Read More


Fri 1st March 2019

Having your car break down can be a particularly expensive annoyance, especially with the modern technology built into newer models causing some parts to be very pricey to replace. But with our common driving practices are there certain car parts which are more prone to needing replacing? Many youthful motorists today are quick to take their car to their local garage and pay for them to order and... Read More


Fri 15th February 2019
How to prepare your car for an MOT

Taking your car to get its MOT is an infamous process for any motorist, with many fearing that the test will result in a hefty bill. All cars over three years old by law must have a valid MOT certificate which has to be renewed annually. The test takes about 45 minutes and your garage will check a wide range of things to ensure your car is road worthy, from brakes and steering to airbags and... Read More


Mon 4th February 2019
How to care for your car in the winter

The winter frosts transform our roads into dangerous and cold environments for motorists who rely on their vehicles every day. Taking particular precautions whilst driving is important in trying to prevent a collision during the winter season, but it is also crucial that you care for your car during this time. Ensuring your car is topped up and ready to go on those frosty mornings is an essential... Read More


Fri 25th January 2019
Top 5 Tips For Selling Your Car Online

Deciding to sell your car privately is an important decision. Whether you want it off your hands quickly or feel more secure selling your car yourself, selling privately can be a difficult process if not done correctly. With the rise of car sales websites, it’s never been easier to advertise your car online, but there are a handful of best practices to take into consideration before you submit... Read More


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