The Weekly Roundup

Our top story this week outlines how the Chancellor’s Budget announcement will affect car dealers moving forward – one thing’s sure, that we all breathed a sigh of relief as the fuel duty verdict was given!

In other news, the European Commission has proposed to ban garages with MOT test lanes from carrying out repairs on vehicles that have failed the test – a plan that could be detrimental to business if it goes ahead. Also read on to find out why desks could be disappearing from dealerships before our eyes…

Motor Trader: How the Budget 2013 will impact car dealers

Aftermarket: Europe plans MOT test/repair centre divide

Guardian: EU rolls closer to car efficiency test reform

Professional Motor Mechanic: Price issues will lead to aftermarket "self-destruction"

AM Online: Tablets in the showroom could mean deskless dealerships

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