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


Christmas message to Members from MCIA

21st December 2017

As 2017 draws to a close we can certainly reflect on what has been another interesting and challenging year for our industry. The market has experienced some turbulence across the year, made to look worse by the Euro 3 to Euro 4 distortion of new vehicle registrations. This was further influenced by a less than predictable economic situation and weak pound all adding to the mix.

MCIA staff attend awards to identify this year's most innovative road safety projects

12th December 2017

Staff from the Motorcycle Industry Association attended the Prince Michael Awards in London today, where the world's best road safety initiatives are recognised each year.

Over 100,000 bike fans enjoy an action-packed Motorcycle Live

27th November 2017

Motorcycle Live 2017 drew to a close yesterday after a nine-day stint at The NEC, Birmingham, where 107,072 bike fans enjoyed what many have hailed the most interactive, entertaining and action-packed event in the show's history. 

Motorcycle industry launches new way to find quality rider training in the UK at Motorcycle Live

22nd November 2017

  • Find out more at stand 2A15 in Hall 2 (next to Get On) at Motorcycle Live (18-26 November)

Members bought up to date at Annual Conference

22nd November 2017

MCIA's Annual Conference, which took place yesterday evening (Tuesday 21st Nov) has bought members up to speed on a number of areas of the Association's lobbying work, including theft, brexit and developments in motorcycle training.

Black Horse stage is venue for this year's Annual General Meeting and Conference

15th November 2017

This year, the Motorcycle Industry Association’s AGM and Annual Conference will take place on the Black Horse stage inside the Motorcycle Live show halls, which is a perfect backdrop for this important opportunity to catch up with the work of the association.

MCIA's Karen Cole supports TfL rider safety plan

10th November 2017

MCIA’s Karen Cole joined the Deputy Mayor for Transport, Val Shawcross today at an event to launch Transport for London’s raft of measures to make motorcycling safer in the capital, particularly for delivery riders.

Ten free opportunities to ride at Motorcycle Live

30th October 2017

Motorcycle Live 2017 will be offering more chances to ride a bike than ever before, with ten FREE opportunities to get on two wheels at the show.  So whether you’re a seasoned motorcyclist, a new biker, an adventure enthusiast, a trials fan or you’ve got kids that are itching to get on two wheels – there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Date for MCIA social set for Monday 20th November

6th October 2017

MCIA members are once again invited to the Association's popular annual social evening, which takes place on Monday 20th November, during Motorcycle Live.

Hands off our bikes! City centre motorcycle and scooter commuters send a clear message to thieves in Birmingham

26th September 2017

Following an increase in the theft of powered two wheelers (PTWs) from Birmingham City Centre during the early part of the summer, a 'lock it or lose it' campaign is proving to be working.

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