The Weekly Roundup

In our top story this week, the National Franchised Dealer Association is calling for increased awareness of careers in the automotive retail industry. Despite a range of aspirational, well-paid roles on offer in the industry, future career prospects in marketing, digital, customer services and engineering are not advocated as well as they could be to younger people.

Also in the weekly roundup, BCA will launch a service in July to provide funding for independent car retailers, small car supermarkets and individual dealers struggling to secure finance from the banks to fund their purchases. Read on to find out about the new Facebook for cars set up by a North East businessman.

AM Online: NFDA calls for greater awareness of careers in the automotive retail industry

Motor Trader: BCA to launch funding service for customers

AM Online: The strongest April market since 2008

Aftermarket: New MOT forum live

Sky Tyne & Wear: The new Facebook? North East businessman launches new social networking site Carflash.com

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