Pune RTO Sees 75% Dussehra Vehicle Registration Surge

The Pune Regional Transport Office (RTO) has seen a significant increase in vehicle registrations, with a 75% increase to 10,500 registrations during this Dussehra period, compared to around 6,000 registrations in the pre-Covid year of 2019. The number of vehicles has almost doubled during the festive season this year as compared to last year.

Pune RTO officials said the actual number of vehicles purchased during this festive period could be even higher, especially considering the growing popularity of electric two-wheelers with a maximum speed of 25 kmph, which require RTO registration. it occurs. it occurs. there's no need.

An RTO official said, Registrations in the fortnight before Dussehra have been much higher than previous years. The actual number of vehicle purchases is expected to be even higher, as people are buying electric two-wheelers in large numbers. RTO registration required. We expect even more registrations during the upcoming Dhanteras and Diwali festivals.

This year, the Pune RTO recorded 10,501 registrations for different types of vehicles, compared to 5,912 during the same period last year. In the 2020 Dussehra season, the number of registrations was around 6,500.

Of the total registrations this year, 5,914 were for two-wheelers, followed by 2,984 for cars. In 2021, 3,649 two-wheelers were registered and 1,766 cars were registered.

Moreover, the number of registrations of electric two-wheelers reached around 800 this Dussehra, which was around 350 during the same period last year. Registrations for electric cars also increased to 40 this festive season, compared to just five during the same period in 2021. It is important to note that these figures relate to electric vehicles (EVs) with a maximum speed of 25 kmph, which makes their registration.

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