News & Press

These are the latest news stories and press releases from the MCIA. You can also find new registration statistics, which are updated monthly.

News & Press Releases

July 2012

Press Release: Motorcycle industry pulls together to fight theft

27th July 2012

Around 26,000 motorcycles are stolen in the UK each year.  Recognising the effect that theft has on the motorcycle community and industry, the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI), has launched the first ever official and national security marking scheme, which will be introduced by major bike manufacturers. 


Launch of MCI MASTER Security Scheme

25th July 2012

Recognising the effect that motorcycle crime is having on the motorcycle community, MCI launched an official security marking scheme called The MASTER Security Scheme which will be utilised by its motorcycle members.


Changes to Rules for Motorcycle Test Vehicles (MTV's)

20th July 2012

The European Union Commission is to introduce new rules for motorcycles that can be used on test. They are due to come into effect at the end of 2013.


Motorcycle Off-Road Experience Day, 11th July, Postponed

9th July 2012

The MCI Off-Road Experience day for members of the press that was due to take place on Wednesday 11th July has had to be cancelled due to excessive rainfall which has made the ground unfit for purpose.


MCI Welcomes New Members

5th July 2012

MCI is pleased to announce a number of new companies coming into membership recently, these include Armitt Leisure, distributors of AJP motorcycles and long established Spanish manufacturer, Rieju


Motorcycle Off-Road Experience Days

3rd July 2012

The MCI has announced two “Motorcycle Off-Road Experience” days which have been organised with members of it’s Off-Road Group.  The objective is to create more awareness of the fun and numerous benefits that the sport provides and encourage more people to participate.