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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.

Summer 16

Presentations shown at ICDP's summer meeting 14th and 15th June 2016 at Wroxall Abbey, near Birmingham and ICDP's Project Office. Read more »

Beijing At Night

ICDP launched a research programme in China late 2015, herewith an introduction and overview of research, membership and plans to date. Read more »

Used Cars 1

This workshop was held in Paris on 28th April - the presentation is now available for members to download. Read more »

Future Aftermarket

This workshop was held in Paris on 27th April - the presentation is now available for members to download. Read more »

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March 24, 2016


After our members’ Spring meeting in Berlin last week, I was walking past the Bundestag and noticed that the stars of the EU flag flew beside the German national flag.

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March 23, 2016

The insurance market is set to be the battleground for autonomous technology

Petrol heads have been the heart, soul, and brains of the automotive industry for as long as it has existed, but recently the tech kings of Silicon Valley have been getting involved.....

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March 22, 2016

Job spec for a car salesman - a dying trade?

Over past years there have been lots of discussions about “Do we still need physical retail in a digital age?”.

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January 18, 2016


The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines ‘ossification’ as “a tendency toward, or state of, being moulded into a rigid, conventional, sterile, or unimaginative condition”.

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