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

November 2012

Annual Conference highlights how MCI is tackling the big issues facing the industry

28th November 2012

The problem of motorcycle theft, the effect of new legislation and how members can prevent losing out to less well supported product were all on the agenda at this year’s Annual Member Conference – or more specifically what the MCI is doing about these issues.


MCI receives Award from BEN

28th November 2012

The MCI was delighted to receive an unexpected award ‘in appreciation of outstanding support’ from BEN, the UK’s charity for the automotive industry.


Sponsors from the motorcycle industry wanted for health awareness campaign

22nd November 2012

BBC Scotland’s Adventure Show presenter Duncan McCallum is looking for sponsors for a venture that combines adventure motorcycling with encouraging early detection of cancer.


New licencing rules - made simple

21st November 2012

Get On and the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI) have produced a clear guide to gaining a motorcycle licence under new European rules, due to be implemented from January 19th.


Press Release: Wheels to Work Schemes offer ‘The Power to Change Lives’ says DEFRA Minister

20th November 2012

Wheels to Work - a ‘mainstream’ solution to rural transport problems, according to keynote speech by DEFRA Minister at the launch of the new Wheels to Work Association.


Press Release: Prestigious road safety award goes to scheme that makes drivers relate to motorcyclists

19th November 2012

Humanising motorcyclists is the key to making roads safer for them – a fact recognised by a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – sponsored by the MCI.


90% of respondents recommend joining the MCI

12th November 2012

This year’s member satisfaction survey is one of the best ever, with an overwhelming number of respondents willing to recommend the MCI to others.  This figure was 100 % for service providers, up from 86 % for the same time last year.


Press Release: 90 % of respondents recommend joining the MCI

12th November 2012

This year’s member satisfaction survey is one of the best ever, with an overwhelming number of respondents willing to recommend the MCI to others.  This figure was 100 % for service providers, up from 86 % for the same time last year.
 


Zero join MASTER Scheme

9th November 2012

Zero, the electric motorcycle manufacturer today announced it is joining BMW, Honda, Kawasaki, Triumph, Suzuki and Yamaha in signing up the MASTER Security Scheme – the UK’s only official and national anti-theft programme.  Zero will be fitting it to all new bikes.


MCI to meet Transport Minister to discuss electric PTWs and Wheels to Work

8th November 2012

The contribution motorcycling can make to sustainable transport will be on the agenda this week when Steve Kenward meets Transport Minister Norman Baker. As a minister with responsibility for local and regional transport, the MCI will be particularly keen to explain how electric motorcycles and the eMCI can help reach ‘green’ targets.


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