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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.


Across the major European market, total aftermarket volumes are in decline, as a result of a variety of pressures including longer service intervals, improved vehicle reliability ... Read more »


Senior management at both manufacturers and dealer groups alike expect the future role of the dealers to be markedly different to that of today ... Read more »

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This briefing builds on recent ICDP research into the overall used car market, performance of franchised dealers and large independent used cars retailers. Read more »

People And Skills

This executive briefing is focused on the current approaches to people management and changes that are required for a successful future. Read more »

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July 31, 2017

From making cars to managing the vehicle asset cycle

In many mature markets, new car ownership is slowly being replaced by leasing and other forms of use.

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May 09, 2017

Adaptation and Survival

As an article earlier this year in The Economist pointed out in reference to globalisation, ‘the biggest business idea of the past three decades is in deep trouble’ [The Economist, 28/01/17)

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January 04, 2017

Mobility for all?

Mobility costs money. The premium on speed of travel means faster modes of transport such as car or train are generally more expensive than slower modes such as bus.

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November 28, 2016

At the top of the fleet and leasing industry

In the next couple of months at ICDP, we will be exploring and analysing the market of SME fleets, a rather under-explored area of the fleet and leasing sector in the UK.

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