Latest insights

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.

Future Start

"Building Future Automotive" took place in Berlin on 13th and 14th March, the presentations are available for members to download. Read more »

Consumer Dec 17

This webinar "How do aftersales customers and new car buyers conduct online research?" was held on 20th February, the presentation with speaking notes is available for members to download. Read more »


The presentation slides with speaking notes for this workshop held at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport on 24th January 2018 are now available for members to download. Read more »

2108 NVS Workshop Graphics

On 23rd January we held a new vehicle supply workshop in Paris, the slides with speaking notes are now available for members to download. Read more »

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Blogs and videos

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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February 08, 2018

Building Future Automotive … one linkage at a time

ICDP’s 2017-2018 European research programme, Building Future Automotive, which completes at the end of March, has been focusing on the accelerating pace of innovation .....

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December 27, 2017

OEM new car sales initiatives online – more channels, more variety

Various players in traditional retail have begun to set up initiatives, giving customers the choice to shop for products via different channels and formats.

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December 13, 2017

What role do permanent micro-outlets have in the future of automotive retailing?

At the beginning of November, the first Citroen micro-outlet opened in Hameln Germany, in a shopping centre. Hameln is a rather small city, with around 56,000 inhabitants – so, not the typical

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