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

October 2016

MCIA supports Hats on 4 Ben

25th October 2016

The automotive charity Ben is inviting the industry to take part in its first ever national fundraising day to raise money and awareness to tackle mental health issues.


Plug in grant for electric motorcycles now official

14th October 2016

The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) is pleased to announce that the public will soon be able to enjoy a subsidy for electric motorcycles and scooters, which has so far only been available for four wheel vehicles.


Press Release: Plug in grant for electric motorcycles now official

14th October 2016

The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) is pleased to announce that the public will soon be able to enjoy a subsidy for electric motorcycles and scooters, which has so far only been available for four wheel vehicles.
 


MCIA to attend Biker Down Conference

6th October 2016

MCIA’s Safety Manager Jenny Luckman will join delegates at the 2016 Biker Down Conference tomorrow (Friday October 7th), to hear how road safety professionals can best deliver Biker Down courses across the UK.


Advanced rider charity at Motorcycle Live

3rd October 2016

Road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has announced today it will be exhibiting at this year’s Motorcycle Live, after an absence of five years.


Most popular bikes by brand and size

3rd October 2016

MCIA new registration statistics show that Yamaha sold more new bikes than any other brand during July and interestingly Yamaha hit the top spot for insurance quotes for new bikes a few months earlier, during April, May and June, according to the Quarter 2 (Q2) report from the Two Wheel Data Centre.


Bikes are the business for company directors

3rd October 2016

Quotes for those describing themselves as ‘company directors’ has increased for both new and used bikes; up 32.2% for new bikes and 9.7% for used, according to the latest stats from the Two Wheel Data Centre. 


What is the average age of bikers?

3rd October 2016

Though many industry commentators claim bikers are an ageing demographic, a slightly different story emerges from examining the age profile of riders seeking insurance during April, June and July of this year.