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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.

La Defense

Our Autumn Meeting 2018 took place in Paris on 16th and 17th October. The presentations are now available for members to download. Read more »

Used Evs

This webinar was held on 25th September, the presentation and speaking notes are now available for members to download. Read more »

Crash Repair Briefing

The UK crash repair market is approximately £4.5 billion in annual revenue, with around 4,000 bodyshops, but also a network of parts and service suppliers. Read more »

EU Flag And Eye

This report looks at the future for the European dealer and is available to members and non-members.  Read more »

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Blogs and videos

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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September 21, 2018

Why should a 6 year old used car be core to your new model launch strategy?

Most people in the industry understand that an effective used car strategy is key for an OEM in order to maximise residual values, and therefore reduce total cost of ownership …

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