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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.

Dealer Contract Changes

The presentation with speaking notes for "Dealer contract changes: are they preparing the way for the dealer of tomorrow?" is now available for members to download. Read more »


A webinar was held on 15th January entitled "Subscription Models", the presentation with speaking notes is now available for members to download. Read more »


Our Spring Meeting 2019 will take place in Berlin on the 19th and 20th March. Online booking is now available. Download the flyer to find out more - it includes a detailed agenda. Read more »

Ecdh 2018

The European Car Distribution Handbook is a comprehensive analysis outlining the size and shape of franchised dealer networks across Europe and provides a unique and invaluable resource …. Read more »

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December 10, 2018

Flying high - not just Rudolph!

We have recently seen a number of press announcements about the research and development ongoing in the area of, for want of a better term, ‘flying cars’......

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December 05, 2018

Italian drivers are ready for innovative services in aftersales

Over recent years, ICDP has carried out regular surveys looking at customer behaviour in aftersales and the interest towards innovative services

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November 23, 2018

The best of two worlds – The merger of Parts Holding Europe and Oscaro

Parts Holding Europe acquired Oscaro in mid-November 2018, resulting in them adding another international aftermarket operator to their portfolio alongside Autodis Group.

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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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