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

'Less hating and more loving those on bikes’ – say Hello Magazine.

21st February 2013

Motorcycle communities have an unlikely ally in the online version of celebrity magazine Hello this month, with a feature inspired by the newly formed Wheels to Work Association.


ZingBikes are latest to join MASTER Security Scheme

14th February 2013

ZingBikes are the latest members of the Motorcycle Industry Association to announce they are joining the MASTER Security Scheme – in the fight against motorcycle theft.


Press Release: Wheels to Work Official Launch

5th February 2013

Wheels to Work Schemes offer ‘The Power to Change Lives says DEFRA Minister.


Motorcycling Matters

4th February 2013

ACEM, the Association which represents the motorcycle industry in Europe has produced a film which acknowledges the role of powered two wheelers.


Opportunity to support National BikeSafe Events

23rd January 2013

MCI members are asked to get involved in National BikeSafe Events – a chance to showcase bikes, products and services while demonstrating social responsibility.


Come and meet MCI at Expo 2013

16th January 2013

The MCI is once again sponsoring the Exhibitor’s lounge at this year’s Motorcycle Trade Expo 2013, and this is where MCI staff will be situated throughout the show, available to talk through a range of industry issues and topics.


DVLA Regional Office Closures

16th January 2013

MCI continues its consultation with the DVLA regarding the closure of its regional offices.


Younger age group most open to PTW's

15th January 2013

This is one of a number of findings from the latest report on motorcycles and scooters, produced by Mintel, a leading market research company.  22% of young adults (age 17 - 21) who had never owned a motorcycle said they would consider doing so. The same age group were less likely to see motorcycling as dangerous, which the report suggests may be down to industry initiatives such as Get On.


MCI to investigate French authorities prohibitive attitude to motorcycle clothing imports

15th January 2013

Some members of the MCI who import clothing to France have been experiencing difficulties with the French authorities, who are demanding compliance to a particular standard that has yet to be approved.  As a consequence, some have had to leave the French market with their brands.
 


MCI launches Manufacturing Project

15th January 2013

A project which aims to give a voice to the UK’s motorcycle manufacturing industry has been launched by the MCI.  


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