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Very Rude License Plate Is Now Up for Grabs, But It’ll Cost You
Very Rude License Plate Is Now Up for Grabs, But It’ll Cost You

26 Jul 2022, 07:42 UTC / Issued in 1973, the vanity plate reads ORG45M and is for sale in the UK at $181,000. As exclusive license plates go, it is not the most expensive out there

 
Digital License Plates Now Available for Registered Vehicles in Michigan
Digital License Plates Now Available for Registered Vehicles in Michigan

13 Jun 2022, 12:25 UTC / Reviver's digital license plates will be controlled via a smartphone app allowing owners to personalize the banner message and report the car stolen

 
California Residents Can Now Wrap Their License Plates on Their Cars
California Residents Can Now Wrap Their License Plates on Their Cars

17 May 2022, 14:55 UTC / California state has been testing the license plate alternative for seven years. Car owners can only do it through a state-approved company

 
Someone Paid $9.5 Million for the “AA8” License Plate, but It Was for Charity
Someone Paid $9.5 Million for the “AA8” License Plate, but It Was for Charity

22 Apr 2022, 11:48 UTC / The Most Noble Numbers auction took place last week, bringing in a lot of cash to help feed the poor and stoke the egos of multi-millionaires

 
When You Pay $9 Million for a License Plate, an $800,000 Rolls-Royce Seems Cheap
When You Pay $9 Million for a License Plate, an $800,000 Rolls-Royce Seems Cheap

5 Jan 2022, 13:00 UTC / New docuseries Inside Dubai: Playground of the Rich debuts on BBC Two, reminds us that a businessman paid $9 million for a single-digit plate

 
Show You Have Money to Burn With the $2 Million CASH Vanity Plate
Show You Have Money to Burn With the $2 Million CASH Vanity Plate

23 Dec 2021, 06:32 UTC / A 1-of-1 license plate has emerged on the market in California for the first time in more than 50 years. It comes with an insane asking price

 
Maine to Ditch Inappropriate Vanity Plates in Two Months, Hope You Had Fun
Maine to Ditch Inappropriate Vanity Plates in Two Months, Hope You Had Fun

19 Oct 2021, 10:19 UTC / The state of Maine has commenced a process that will lead to the end of inappropriate vanity plates. It will take between two to four months to replace them

 
This Is the World’s Most Expensive Aventador SVJ Roadster, Thanks to $12M Plate
This Is the World’s Most Expensive Aventador SVJ Roadster, Thanks to $12M Plate

8 Aug 2021, 04:19 UTC / Supercar with highly prized license plate is spotted in Monaco, prompting questions on how much value one should really place on vanity plates

 
This Is How (Badly) the 2021 Ford Bronco Looks With a Front License Plate
This Is How (Badly) the 2021 Ford Bronco Looks With a Front License Plate

10 Jul 2021, 07:44 UTC / In the automaker's infinite wisdom, the Ford Motor Company couldn't find a place for the front license plate on the front bumper

 
A Dirty Volvo V70 Is Selling for $20 Million, Would Be World’s Most Expensive
A Dirty Volvo V70 Is Selling for $20 Million, Would Be World’s Most Expensive

15 Mar 2021, 05:50 UTC / The wagon is selling out of New York, as a bonus to the real gem: the first and only “New York” New York vanity license plate

 
“FKGAS” Tesla Model 3 Is True Freedom Champion, a Winner
“FKGAS” Tesla Model 3 Is True Freedom Champion, a Winner

14 Feb 2021, 05:32 UTC / Judge rules Rhode Island’s Sean Carroll can keep his vanity plate that reads “FKGAS,” chosen to spread the message that EVs are better

 
Tom Brady Is Now Featured on Florida License Plates
Tom Brady Is Now Featured on Florida License Plates

16 Dec 2020, 06:32 UTC / Tom Brady is the ambassador of Best Buddies International and the new specialty plates will bring a lot of cash to the nonprofit

 
Replacing Your Plate With a Sticker Doesn’t Boost Performance, Gets You Fined
Replacing Your Plate With a Sticker Doesn’t Boost Performance, Gets You Fined

15 Nov 2020, 06:31 UTC / Canadian police turn recent traffic stop into a warning to like-minded drivers: obey the law and leave your state-issued front plate as is

 
“FKGAS” Tesla Model 3 Lives On to Shame Gas-Guzzlers, Preach About EVs
“FKGAS” Tesla Model 3 Lives On to Shame Gas-Guzzlers, Preach About EVs

7 Oct 2020, 04:48 UTC / Model 3 owner wins injunction against the DMV after anonymous complaint led to the decision that the already-in-use vanity plate was “offensive”

 
C8 Corvette Owner Gets Personalized License Plate That Will Split Opinions
C8 Corvette Owner Gets Personalized License Plate That Will Split Opinions

16 Aug 2020, 11:35 UTC / Some people will go to great lengths to show off their C8s, including this owner who opted for a vanity plate that reads "C8VID-19"

 
The Mystery of the BMW 5-Series With COVID19 Plates Abandoned at the Airport
The Mystery of the BMW 5-Series With COVID19 Plates Abandoned at the Airport

15 Jul 2020, 13:13 UTC / The gray E60 has been at the Adelaide Airport since February, airport staffer says. Registration of vanity plate indicates it belongs to a fortune-teller

 
A 1986 Ford Mustang Named “The Virus” Now Has the Vanity Plate “COV1D19”
A 1986 Ford Mustang Named “The Virus” Now Has the Vanity Plate “COV1D19”

23 Mar 2020, 07:21 UTC / Ohio man is granted vanity license plate inspired by the new Coronavirus pandemic, hopes to bring some humor to a very dire international health crisis

 
“FKGAS,” or How Your Love of EVs Can Get You in Trouble With the DMV
“FKGAS,” or How Your Love of EVs Can Get You in Trouble With the DMV

16 Mar 2020, 08:18 UTC / Tesla owner is suing the DMV department from Rhode Island, seeking an order to block them from recalling his vanity license plate

 
Beijing Residents Enter Into Sham Marriages Just to Get a License Plate
Beijing Residents Enter Into Sham Marriages Just to Get a License Plate

29 Nov 2019, 12:22 UTC / The government introduced a license plate lottery system in 2011 to curb new vehicle quota, and it usually translates into an 8-year wait for a new car

 
“TRUMP” Vanity Plate Denied in Sweden
“TRUMP” Vanity Plate Denied in Sweden

10 Sep 2019, 14:51 UTC / Marcus Saaf got himself an American SUV, got drunk and applied for a funny license plate to honor the U.S., but got shut down immediately