company car


: a car that an employer gives an employee to use for driving that relates to the employee's work

Examples of company car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rental agencies Hertz and Sixt were both burned as the value of their cars in the used car market plummeted (one CEO even lost his job over it), while Salesforce rival SAP booted Tesla from the list of brands eligible for its company car fleet. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 23 Mar. 2024 In early February, a manager from another plant was in town for a visit and needed a company car. David Chiu, Peoplemag, 26 Feb. 2024 The prize in some internal company contests was the chance to use a company car for one or two days. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 6 Apr. 2023 Tom triumphantly poses for photos with Mattson, then drives off in a company car — where Shiv is waiting, looking deflated. Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2023 One of the perks of working for Tesla as a data labeler in San Mateo was the chance to win a prize — use of a company car for a day or two, according to two former employees. Reuters, NBC News, 6 Apr. 2023 Private car and company car taxes for PHEVs should be based on the actual CO2 reduction delivered. Neil Winton, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2023

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“Company car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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