Definition of automaker
: a manufacturer of automobiles
Recent Examples of automaker from the Web
The major U.S. automakers are moving forward with their own electrification strategies, albeit on a much smaller scale than Tesla and now Volvo.
Among the biggest automakers, only Toyota and Honda had been expected to report increases in June deliveries.
If that happens, automakers may have to pay to keep Takata’s assembly lines going.
As for the Focus, the automaker said production of the next-generation Focus will begin in the second half of 2019, with most new North American Focus models coming from China initially with additional variants coming later from Europe.
Just take Toyota, an automaker with a history of being at the top of the chain.
Automakers are adjusting their timelines for self-driving vehicles as technology merits, according to Venture Beat.
Tesla, the electric-car upstart, has a stock market value higher than any Detroit automaker.
Case in point: Bridj, where a deal with a large automaker (reported to be Toyota) fell through and the pop-up bus service was suddenly forced to reckon with a financial freefall.
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Definition of automaker for English Language Learners
: a company that makes and sells cars : an automobile manufacturer
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