(WXIA) -- Do you have a name for your car? You're not alone, but you're in the minority. According to a survey by Nationwide Insurance, nearly 25 percent of U.S. car owners have a special name for their car.
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"U.S. consumers have an emotional connection to their cars. The memories car owners experience with their automobiles are very special to them," said Matt Jauchius, Nationwide's chief marketing officer. "Discovering the number of people who nickname their cars is a true demonstration of this connection."
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The survey shows car owners ages 18 to 24 are slightly more likely to came their cars at 36%. Women are more likely to pass out car nicknames (27% vs. 17%). And 26% think of their car as a girl.
The survey was conducted as part of "National Name Your Car Day" on October second.