The Weekly Roundup

This week’s headline story reports that, according to CAP, new cars are facing heavier depreciation as they go out of style quicker than they did 30 years ago. This has both positive and negative connotations for the industry as people look more often to buy up-to-date models while making older models become harder to sell-on.

In other news this week, motoring.co.uk is encouraging dealers to embrace social media as many fail to maximise their presence online to build trust, loyalty and long term relationships. And in light of the petrol price-fixing scandal, read on to find out how you can save money on fuel.

Am Online: New car models have a shorter 'shelf-life' than ever, says CAP

Motor Trader: Dealers fail to engage with social media

Aftermarket: RMI reacts to oil 'price-fixing'

AM Online: Franchised workshops optimistic about service growth

Telegraph: How to save money on fuel

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