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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.

Calm Before Storm

This briefing draws on the information provided in the 2016 edition of the European Car Distribution Handbook. Read more »


The presentation and speaking notes from this webinar entitled "Staying relevant: How the management of dealer property needs to adapt" is now available for members to download.  Read more »

ECDH 2016 Webpage

This is the sixth edition published by ICDP and is our most comprehensive yet covering 36 brands across 36 countries. Read more »


This briefing draws on our own annual survey of new and used cars, and aftersales buyers, plus external sources, to examine how we see used car customer buying behaviour changing... Read more »

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Blogs and videos

September 20, 2016

How will Brexit affect Germany’s car industry?

Some months have now passed since the Brexit-Vote, and to date none of the OEMs based (with or without German roots) in the UK have actually passed comment, at least not publically.

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September 13, 2016

Future Strategy

Steve Young was asked to address the senior management team of a major dealer group recently on what they should be thinking about in the context of their future strategy.

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August 22, 2016

Place your bets!

ICDP’s Autumn Meeting - 11th and 12th October 2016 - will be held in Divonne-les-Bains. Beef, Flea, Shark, Pigeon, Whale.....

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July 28, 2016

Disruptive Change and Asset Values

The Financial Times reported on May 9th that lenders to taxi owners in New York and Chicago were under investigation by financial regulators.

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