News & Press Releases
MCIA Secures battery exclusion from Offensive Weapons Bill
26th February 2019
Following the spate of acid attacks experienced in London and elsewhere last year, the government developed proposals to restrict the sale of acid and acid related products. This was included in the Offensive Weapons Bill, which included a range of measures relating to other items which could be used aggressively, such as knives, vintage weapons etc.
Motor Insurance Directive (“Vnuk”) – Landmark success for Motorcycle Sport
24th January 2019
Persistent lobbying by the MCIA and other members of the motorcycle and motor sport business community, to exclude motorcycle and motor sport from the EU’s Motor Insurance Directive (MID - sometimes referred to as Vnuk), has achieved success with the European Parliament.
2018 Powered Two Wheeler Market
10th January 2019
In a year that has seen turbulence across several retail sectors, the Powered Two Wheeler (PTW) market bucked the trend by finishing 2018 slightly ahead of 2017, as more people took advantage of motorcycles and scooters to beat congestion on their daily commute, improve air quality and enjoy their journeys.