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A quarter of scooter buyers are women

Companies say the actual share of women using scooters is estimated at about 35 per cent

In an otherwise sluggish two-wheeler market, the demand for scooters has been growing, primarily due to an expanding base of women drivers. Now, more than a quarter of new scooters are being registered in the names of women buyers. Companies say the actual share of women using scooters is estimated at about 35 per cent, as a large number of sales are registered in the names of male family members - husband, father or brother - in case a woman is not eligible for a loan. "Last year, the share of registered female customers was about 20 per cent. Now, it has grown to 25 per cent. ...