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MCIA's Karen Cole supports Transport for London rider safety plan

24th October 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 View full story

MCIAC is endorsed officially by DVSA

28th July 2017

MCIAC will help raise standards in the motorcycle training industry, say DVSA The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) is delighted to announce that the Government’s Driving and Vehicle View full story

Ride to Work Week - one month to go

19th May 2017

Members have been sent a PR guide to help them plan events for this year's Ride to Work Week, which is 19th to 25th June 2017. Ride to Work Week gives all those in the motorcycle industry, local View full story

New appointees for MCIA Board and SMGs

7th April 2017

Results are now in for the MCIA’s biennial elections.  Voting took place to appoint a Chair and Vice Chair for each Special Member Group (SMG) for the period April 2017 to March 2019 and one for the View full story

British motorsport could end due to EU ruling

21st December 2016

The outcome of a government consultation on a piece of EU insurance legislation could end motorsport in the UK.   Yesterday, the government issued a document for public consultation, which gives View full story

Steve Kenward wins industry award

13th December 2016

MCIA is delighted to add its congratulations to CEO Steve Kenward, whose contribution to the motorcycle industry has been recognised with the Motorcycle Trader Industry Award for 2017. The View full story

Parliamentary launch for whitepaper to make roads safer for motorcyclists

23rd November 2016

A whitepaper which sets out how motorcycles can help reduce congestion and what needs to be done to make roads safer for riders will be launched today (Wednesday 23rd November) at a parliamentary View full story

Roads to become safer for motorcyclists

22nd November 2016

Highways England, the company responsible for running over 4000 miles of England’s motorways and major trunk roads, is to become the third partner in a landmark collaboration to improve motorcycle View full story

MCIA social evening at new venue

19th November 2016

MCIA members are reminded that November's social evening will take place at a new venue Strawberry Bank hotel and restaurant in Meriden.  The event, which has become an annual favourite with View full story

MCIA staff support mental health charity campaign

10th November 2016

MCIA staff took part in automotive charity BEN’s first national campaign today by wearing hats to work. The campaign aims to raise awareness about mental health issues and to raise funds for View full story

Most popular bikes by brand and size

3rd October 2016

MCIA new registration statistics show that Yamaha sold more new bikes than any other brand during July and interestingly Yamaha hit the top spot for insurance quotes for new bikes a few months View full story

3 major motorcycle insurers to offer free cover during Ride to Work Week

14th June 2016

Motorcycle customers who insure with Carole Nash, Ageas and ERS are to be offered free commuter cover during national UK Ride to Work Week, which is on between June 20th and 26th. Around View full story

MCIA anticipates another good year for motorcycling

5th January 2016

Happy New Year from all at the MCIA! We are optimistic that new sales will continue to climb during 2016 and predict circa 124,000 new registrations for the year. This follows on from View full story

A year worth celebrating

4th January 2016

2015 saw a 12% increase in new registrations and the highest number of sales of 'commuter sized bikes' for 30 years. For her column in Motorcycle Trader magazine, MCIA PR Stevie Muir recalls 'the View full story

MCIA social evening is

1st December 2015

Around 100 members of the motorcycle industry gathered together on Monday evening (1st December) for the MCIA's annual social 'do'. This is the fourth year the event has taken place and it has View full story

Are you coming to the MCIA social evening?

11th November 2015

The deadline is looming for members to confirm their attendance at the MCIA social evening, which takes place during Motorcycle Live.   Places are limited, so please let Polly Fenn know by 16th View full story

Calling all those in the motorcycling training industry

12th August 2015

The MCIA is urging all those involved in the training industry to attend September’s National Motorcycle Conference, where important developments in rider training will be discussed, including plans View full story

Members - have you registered for the Two Wheel Data Centre?

15th July 2015

MCIA members and their dealers now have access to a valuable new statistical service exclusively available through membership.  The Two Wheel Data Centre is a searchable database which contains View full story

Report from Ride to Work Week

13th July 2015

The MCIA would like to thank all motorcycle businesses, which helped spread positive messages about motorcycling during Ride to Work Week. Now in its 17th year, this is the second year the View full story

Report from Ride to Work Week

13th July 2015

The MCIA would like to thank all motorcycle businesses, which helped spread positive messages about motorcycling during Ride to Work Week. Now in its 17th year, this is the second year the campaign View full story

Do you offer 'celebrity service'? Find out at MCIA breakfast meeting

22nd June 2015

Find out how your customer service compares MCIA has engaged one of the UK’s most creative thinkers on customer service and marketing, for its  breakfast meeting to be held in Birmingham on View full story

Are you riding to work?

11th June 2015

The MCIA will be holding a ‘bikers breakfast’ at its Coventry headquarters on international Ride to Work Day, Monday June 15th, which kicks off Ride to Work Week. This has become an regular View full story

New motorcycle registrations up again

5th December 2014

Figures released today show this is the eleventh month in a row that the industry has seen a rise in new registrations.   Nearly a third of all new powered-two–wheelers sold this year have been View full story

A date for your Motorcycle Live diary

10th November 2014

Members are reminded that the AGM and Annual Conference will take place at Motorcycle Live on Tuesday 25th November.  The AGM and Conference take around 60 minutes combined, and provide View full story

Motorcycles are the fleet vehicles of the future

7th October 2014

Businesses looking to save time and money in fleet transportation costs can now easily incorporate motorcycles, thanks to a new service launched by a major manufacturer.   Honda UK has become the View full story

Motorcycles are the solution. Now what's the problem?

13th February 2014

Members and associates of the Motorcycle Industry Association gathered yesterday to hear how the industry is gearing up to promote motorcycling as a ‘solution’ to transport problems. “Public View full story