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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.


We will be heading back to The Lensbury, Teddington, SW London on 18th and 19th June - the agenda is entitled "Planning for change - responding to realities". Please download the full brochure. Read more »


Our Spring Meeting 2019 took place on the 19th and 20th March. The presentations with speaking notes are now available for members to download. Read more »

Ecdh Europe

Tracking developments in the automotive and general retail environments is a core activity within ICDP’s research programme..... Read more »

Price Tag

Yesterday the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority issued a ruling against carwow, an e-commerce platform that connects new car buyers with dealers willing to sell them cars at discounted prices Read more »

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December 10, 2018

Flying high - not just Rudolph!

We have recently seen a number of press announcements about the research and development ongoing in the area of, for want of a better term, ‘flying cars’......

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December 05, 2018

Italian drivers are ready for innovative services in aftersales

Over recent years, ICDP has carried out regular surveys looking at customer behaviour in aftersales and the interest towards innovative services

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November 23, 2018

The best of two worlds – The merger of Parts Holding Europe and Oscaro

Parts Holding Europe acquired Oscaro in mid-November 2018, resulting in them adding another international aftermarket operator to their portfolio alongside Autodis Group.

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November 12, 2018

2018 Guide to Europe’s Biggest Dealer Groups

Every year, ICDP tracks the evolution, fortunes, and strategies of the largest independent dealer groups across Europe.

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