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

March 2013

Press Release: Which is the fastest electric vehicle - a motorcycle or a car?

24th March 2013

This will be put to the test on a Gadget Show special on April 1st, when eMCI member Zero pits its 2012 ‘S’ model against an electric Smart car.

Futuristic looking electric bikes needed for major feature film.

21st March 2013

The MCI has been contacted by the film makers Marvel, who are looking for electric bikes with a ‘futuristic’ look to use in a major feature film.  This will be shot in England in an imaginary 2045.

MCI help elect new president of ACEM

20th March 2013

Steve Kenward and Craig Carey-Clinch represented the MCI this week at the ACEM General Assembly in Amsterdam.

Consultation: safety defects and recalls in the vehicle aftermarket

18th March 2013

VOSA are looking at revising the Code of Practice on safety defects and recalls in the vehicle aftermarket.

Steve McQueen Triumph donated for Comic Relief

15th March 2013

Comedian and actor Rufus Hound is donating his beautiful limited edition Steve McQueen Triumph Bonneville motorcycle for comic relief! (pictured)

Press Release: MCI announce winner of £12,000 motorcycle for national BikeSafe competition

13th March 2013

44 year old Mark Bourner, who is from Sussex, has won first prize in a national BikeSafe competition, sponsored by the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI).  The prize was £12,000 towards the bike of his choice.