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

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.

 


MCI puts forward the case for motorcycling at major manufacturing summit

28th February 2013

The MCI has been invited to take part in the third annual Manufacturing Summit, which brings government and industry leaders together to debate the future of manufacturing in the UK.


David Cameron praises Wheels to Work as part of the government’s ‘Big Society’

26th February 2013

Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Wheels 2 Work scheme – the first ever of its kind in the country - has been recognised with a Prime Minister’s ‘Big Society’ award. 


Press Release: David Cameron praises Wheels to Work as part of the government’s ‘Big Society’

26th February 2013

Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Wheels 2 Work scheme – the first ever of its kind in the country - has been recognised with a Prime Minister’s ‘Big Society’ award. 

 


MCI asks members to let the press office know about local congestion stories

21st February 2013

The London Standard printed a letter this week sent by the MCI, highlighting some core messages around motorcycling.


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