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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.


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 »

Used Car Lot

The aim of this Briefing is to highlight the main features of the largest independent players in the used car market, focusing particularly on retail activity. Read more »

Summer 16

ICDP's summer meeting on 14th and 15th June 2016 took place at Wroxall Abbey, near Birmingham, the presentations are available for members to download. Read more »

Used Cars Picture

The aim of this Briefing is to examine current trends in the used car markets of the major European countries inorder to help all types of player better understand structural differences .... Read more »

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Blogs and videos

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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July 27, 2016

A venture into the world of a Tesla store

It seems hardly a day goes by where there isn’t something in the news about Tesla “revolutionising” the automotive industry ....

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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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