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What’s in a name?

Mark Moran
17 January 2022

ZZ Top and Kermit among most unusual car names that people have given their cars, the DVLA has revealed. A survey conducted by the agency reveals that one-in-six motorists surveyed name their car.

The nicknames, which include a mix of unusual and traditional names, were revealed to the agency in its latest motoring survey. Disco Dave, Lady Patricia and The Beast were among most unusual names.

The most popular names the survey’s 2,095 respondents gave their vehicles included Betsy, Pablo,...

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