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 2016

Attendance up for Motorcycle Live 2016

29th November 2016

A total of 113,172 motorcycling fans visited Motorcycle Live 2016, between Friday 19th and Sunday 27th November, which represented a rise of 2.4% compared to 2015.
 


Press Release: Attendance at Motorcycle Live is up

29th November 2016

Motorcycle Live 2016 came to a close on Sunday evening after nine spectacular days at the NEC in Birmingham, where 43 of the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturers displayed their new models as visitors were further entertained with interactive features and opportunities to ride.


Parliamentary launch for whitepaper to make roads safer for motorcyclists

23rd November 2016

A whitepaper which sets out how motorcycles can help reduce congestion and what needs to be done to make roads safer for riders will be launched today (Wednesday 23rd November) at a parliamentary reception.
 


Roads to become safer for motorcyclists

22nd November 2016

Highways England, the company responsible for running over 4000 miles of England’s motorways and major trunk roads, is to become the third partner in a landmark collaboration to improve motorcycle rider safety.


Press Release: Roads to become safer for motorcyclists through new partnership

22nd November 2016

Highways England, the company responsible for running over 4000 miles of England’s motorways and major trunk roads, is to become the third partner in a landmark collaboration to improve motorcycle rider safety.
 


MCIA social evening at new venue

19th November 2016

MCIA members are reminded that November's social evening will take place at a new venue Strawberry Bank hotel and restaurant in Meriden. 


MCIA staff support mental health charity campaign

10th November 2016

MCIA staff took part in automotive charity BEN’s first national campaign today by wearing hats to work.


Wheels to Work ITT - Supply of Tyres

4th November 2016

Wheels to Work Schemes provide transport, typically scooters and mopeds, enabling people to access employment or education opportunities that would otherwise be unobtainable.  There are currently 38 schemes operating in the UK, with a potential target figure of 60.  Ultimately, each scheme could be expected to be operating an average of 60 scooters.