August has been an exceptionally good month for the Indian scooter market. The month usually sees a surge in demand owing to the festive season in Maharashtra and surrounding regions, and this year has been no different. Here is the list of scooters which made the most of the festive season and the ones who failed to capitalise on the opportunity.
The healthy monsoon has brought some respite for the Indian automotive industry with July being one of the best months for the two-wheeler manufacturers in this year. While the top sellers have cemented their position on the sales chart, there have been a few surprises when it comes to the biggest gainers and losers. Here is BikeWale’s list of the top scooters who took full advantage of the opportunities in July and the ones who missed the bus.
There is a proposal to allow licence for driving gearless scooters after 16 years of age, The Parliament was informed on Thursday. A group of ministers have recommended a number of suggestions, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Pon Radhakrishnan, told Lok Sabha in a written reply.
TVS Motor Company announced a two per cent increase in the overall sales for July 2015. The company sold 2,18,321 units last month as compared to 214,324 units sold in July 2014. This includes two-wheelers as well as three-wheelers.
TVS is planning to launch a new 125cc scooter next year. The new scooter will compete with the Honda Activa, Suzuki Access and Mahindra Duro. Currently the Activa and the Access have maximum sales in this segment.