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MCI News

January 2013

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. There are a number of ways in View full story

DVLA Regional Office Closures

16th January 2013

MCI continues its consultation with the DVLA regarding the closure of its regional offices. The DVLA have recently announced some changes to the planned delivery dates to some elements of the View full story

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 View full story

Advice for industry to use their MP

15th January 2013

Steve Baker MP, who is Chair of the All Party Group for Motorcycling, gave some sound advice about how members might mobilise MPs to get involved in issues affecting motorcycling, when he attended a View full story

MCI to publish information about motorcycle compatibility with E10 fuel

15th January 2013

The MCI is gathering information from its members on the compatibility of their models with E10 fuel, due to be introduced into some petrol stations early this year. This information will be View full story

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.   In addition to those who produce entire motorcycles, such as Triumph, Norton, View full story

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 View full story

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 View full story

Data from MCI contact centre facilitates new motorcyclist case study

14th January 2013

It is now possible to track new motorcyclists from their initial free ride with Get On to a subsequent purchase or training, through data collected from the MCI’s new Contact Centre. One such View full story

2012 statistical 'Pocket Guide' released

13th January 2013

The MCI statistics department has released an interesting and useful ‘Pocket Guide’ which includes annual statistics on motorcycle and moped sales (by cc and style), annual information on the View full story