HPI has been checking the histories of used cars since 1938. We were the first to introduce this invaluable service and our many years of experience in the industry have made HPI the most trusted automotive data company. If you want a vehicle history check carried out by the real experts, always look for the official HPI logo. We have access to more car data than anyone else and our thorough investigations have helped hundreds of thousands of people avoid purchasing cars that have been stolen, clocked, written-off, or that have unpaid finance against them, saving them from unnecessary costs and heartache.

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HQSalisbury, GB
Size (employees)30 (est)
hpi was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Salisbury, GB
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Key People/Management at hpi

Ian Rendle

Ian Rendle

Managing Director
Neil Hodson

Neil Hodson

Managing Director
Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson

Marketing Director
William Porter

William Porter

Product Development Director
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hpi Office Locations

hpi has an office in Salisbury
Salisbury, GB (HQ)
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hpi Financials and Metrics

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hpi's revenue was reported to be £29.20 m in FY, 2017

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hpi News and Updates

Oracle open-sources Graphpipe to make it easier to deploy machine learning models

Oracle today open-sourced Graphpipe, a tool created to make it easy to serve machine learning models in the cloud. Graphpipe was designed to simplify the deployment of machine learning for use on mobile apps and IoT devices, as well as web services for end users or AI for internal use at companies.

Oracle open sources Graphpipe to standardize machine learning model deployment

Oracle, a company not exactly known for having the best relationship with the open source community, is releasing a new open source tool today called Graphpipe, which is designed to simplify and standardize the deployment of machine learning models. The tool consists of a set of libraries and tools …
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hpi Blogs

Celebrating 80 years of cap hpi

To mark the 80th anniversary of cap hpi, we asked our experts to predict how motoring might change over the next 80 years and this is what they said  

cap hpi adds McLaren data into its used car valuations.

British automotive manufacturer McLaren has now been added to cap hpi’s used car values (Black Book), in the continuation of our commitment to providing the most comprehensive and accurate set of valuations for the industry.McLaren vehicles will feature in our ‘Live’, real-time valuation…

WLTP Insight & Intelligence

The new NEDC Correlated (WLTP)  test is having a major impact on businesses throughout the automotive industry and beyond.cap hpi has produced a simple solution that maps a vehicle’s old and new derivative, supplying you with their P11D value, CO2 emissions and BIK (Benefit in Kind) valu…

Gold book forecast changes for the City Car and Supermini sectors

Customers who take our gold book residual value forecasting product, will see new forecasts in October for the City Car and Supermini sectors. These forecasts will be based on revised future market deflation assumptions for these sectors.These sector reviews are the last of a 5 month cyc…

First Driving Impressions – KIA Ceed, Zilina Slovakia

The first thing to note about the all-new Ceed, is the fact that the ‘comma’ has disappeared between the ‘e’ and the ‘d’ – it was Cee’d, but now it’s just Ceed.Like its predecessors, the ceed has been designed, developed and engineered in Frankfurt by KIA’s European design, product, deve…

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport - UK Press launch

This new, large 4x4 is described by Mitsubishi as their ‘off-road flagship’ and they are probably right.To keep it nice and simple, and I do like simple, there are only two models, a ‘3’ and a ‘4’ and both these variants come with leather upholstery and seven-seats as standard.The level …
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hpi Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was hpi founded?

    hpi was founded in 1938.

  • Who are hpi key executives?

    hpi's key executives are Ian Rendle, Neil Hodson and Matt Thompson.

  • How many employees does hpi have?

    hpi has 30 employees.

  • What is hpi revenue?

    Latest hpi annual revenue is £29.2 m.

  • What is hpi revenue per employee?

    Latest hpi revenue per employee is £973.5 k.

  • Who are hpi competitors?

    Competitors of hpi include Cazana, Simon Bailes and Westover Group.

  • Where is hpi headquarters?

    hpi headquarters is located at New St, Salisbury.

  • Where are hpi offices?

    hpi has an office in Salisbury.

  • How many offices does hpi have?

    hpi has 1 office.