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ICDP produces a wide range of reports, briefings, and other outputs from our collaborative automotive research programmes and related activities around the world. Read below to get up to date on our latest insights.

Used Evs

Although still marginal, the e-used car market benefits from the acceleration of new BEV sales. Mainly fed - for the time being - by ex-lease cars and ex-demos....  Read more »

Top 50

ICDP's Top 50 dealer groups in Europe for 2018 has just been published by Automotive News Europe. Read more »


This webinar was held on the 6th November, the presentation slides and speaking notes are now available for members to download. Read more »


Tracking the evolution of the National Importer Organisation (NIO) is a regular research theme for ICDP. Read more »

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November 12, 2018

2018 Guide to Europe’s Biggest Dealer Groups

Every year, ICDP tracks the evolution, fortunes, and strategies of the largest independent dealer groups across Europe.

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October 09, 2018

Demographics – how they help, not hinder, change in the car industry

Much has been written about how young people have no interest in cars or driving them, and how this will hasten the end of car ownership, to be replaced by car and ride sharing....

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October 08, 2018

Dealing with ‘e-used cars’ (used EVs) is challenging for retailers so far, although things might change for the better in the not-too-distant future …

For the time being, the good news for used car retailers is that the vast majority of used battery electric vehicle (BEV) buyers prefer to deal with them as professionals...

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October 01, 2018

When excess stock becomes a solution

Over the summer, Volkswagen reportedly stored something in the region of 200,000 cars at the new but still delayed and unused Berlin airport

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