Industry News

As you’d imagine, our Industry News page brings you all the latest news from the motorcycle industry in one easy to browse place. From sales figures to changes in the law, you’ll find it all here.

Motorbike sales continue to struggle

Motorbike sales continue to struggle

New motorbike sales figures are struggling to claw their way back, having not seen year-on-year improvement si…

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Tougher punishments for speeding offences introduced

Tougher punishments for speeding offences introduced

Punishments for speeding offences in England and Wales have just got stricter. New guidelines now mean bike…

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Motorbike sales remain low after bad start to the year

Motorbike sales remain low after bad start to the year

The total amount of new motorbikes registered last month is down 12.6 per cent on the year before, according t…

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First electric bike grant dished out

First electric bike grant dished out

The government’s electric plug-in grant has been used to buy a motorcycle for the first time in the UK. …

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Insurance prices set to rise again in March

Insurance prices set to rise again in March

A new formula for calculating compensation payments for long-term injuries could push insurance prices up agai…

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Motorcycle sales fall compared to previous year

Motorcycle sales fall compared to previous year

January Motorcycle sales fell for the first time since 2013 last month according to statistics from the Motorc…

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Motor insurance premiums highest ever

Motor insurance premiums highest ever

UK motor insurance premiums hit the highest levels ever recorded last quarter with rising tax, personal injury…

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Motorbike sales highest on record

Motorbike sales highest on record

December 2016 was the most successful December for new motorcycle sales according to stats released by the Mot…

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Motorcycle training could face dramatic revamp

Motorcycle training could face dramatic revamp

Motorcycle training could be set for a dramatic overhaul if proposed changes from a new consultation come into…

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Motorcycle road safety boosted by new partnership

Motorcycle road safety boosted by new partnership

Highways England is the latest name to collaborate on a motorcycle safety policy framework. The framework w…

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Motorcycle sales clear 100,000 ahead of 2015

Motorcycle sales clear 100,000 ahead of 2015

Motorcycle sales have cleared 100,000 units in October for the first time. According to stats form the Moto…

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Rapid rise in ‘smart motorway’ speeding tickets

Rapid rise in ‘smart motorway’ speeding tickets

The number of fixed penalties handed out on smart sections of UK motorways has risen from 2,000 to 52,000 betw…

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SHARP smashes the 400 mark

SHARP smashes the 400 mark

The Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme (SHARP) has broken the 400 mark nine years after its launch.…

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Bumper September keeps sales ahead of 2015

Bumper September keeps sales ahead of 2015

Motorcycle sales for the year-to-date have grown by almost nine per cent thanks to an impressive performance i…

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Insurance Premium Tax hike hits again

Insurance Premium Tax hike hits again

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) increased to 10 per cent on Saturday and like any tax, it’s not good news fo…

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Motorcycle sales up on 2015 figures

Motorcycle sales up on 2015 figures

Motorcycle, moped and scooter sales in the UK are ahead of where they were at the same point in 2015, with mor…

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Born-Again bikers targeted in new safety campaign

Born-Again bikers targeted in new safety campaign

Born-Again bikers are being targeted in a brand new safety campaign from North Yorkshire police. Typically,…

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