An EV subsidy for women wont increase EV access for the disadvantaged

We saw an intriguing piece of news this morning, as reported in Euractiv. The Finnish environmental ministry is discussing the idea of a temporarily lower vehicle tax or subsidy for women buying electric cars. 

Finland currently has a €2,000 ($2260) purchase subsidy from the Finnish government (with a maximum price of €50,000 or $56,000) for people buying a new electric car or signing a long-term lease agreement for an electric vehicle. 

This proposal leaves me with more questions than answers. Let’s take a look: 

Do women face gender discrimination in car buying?