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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.


A core part of our research is to track the developments of the largest European dealer groups on a regular basis... Read more »

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There is much discussion in the automotive sector at the moment about online channels, and their role within the customer’s car buying process, up to and including the final transaction. Read more »

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Much of our aftermarket research has to do with the dynamics of competition between the different players in the sector. As successive consumer surveys have shown ... Read more »


Please download the flyer for details of our summer meeting "Disruptive Change - Real or Imagined?" which will be held at The Lensbury Hotel, Teddington Read more »

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April 23, 2018

Are new dealer contracts going to miss the point?

Many OEMs are in the process of developing or negotiating new contracts with their dealer networks in Europe.

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April 03, 2018

What does disruptive change in new car sales mean for dealer revenue streams?

Automotive retail faces some fundamental questions around future revenue streams and how they are managed ...

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March 27, 2018

More and more competition to buy used cars from private customers

In the main European markets most used car transactions are with private customers, particularly in France and Italy where they represent more than 50% of total sales

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March 02, 2018

Are we exaggerating the potential impact of electric vehicles on power demand and charging point networks, even in the case of fast growth of EV sales?

In total, in Europe and as of mid-2017, there were nearly 120,000 charging points on public roads, including nearly 13,500 superchargers.

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