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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.

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 »


ICDP’s research has tracked the evolution, performance, and strategies of the largest independent dealer groups across the major European markets for several years. Read more »

Autumn Paris

The title of our meeting is "Changing customers - changing channels?" and we will hold this in central Paris on 17th and 18th October 2017. Please download our brochure to find out more. Read more »

Nfda Icdp

This discussion paper, entitled "Challenges and opportunities for the UK automotive industry" was co-authored with the NFDA. Read more »

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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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October 19, 2016

Don't stop moving

There has been an increasing amount of noise around the topic of autonomous cars, not just in the automotive sector, but in mainstream media.

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