passenger car


: a railroad car that carries passengers

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Recent Examples on the Web Officers responded to a call about a motor vehicle collision at approximately 9:40 p.m. on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 264 between Breckenridge Lane and the Browns Lane Overpass and found a collision between a tow truck and a passenger car, LMPD spokesperson Aaron Ellis said. Ana Rocío Álvarez Bríñez, The Courier-Journal, 1 Sep. 2023 The train bank is a vintage passenger car and a former Cotton Belt wooden caboose, still sitting on old railroad tracks, according to, an online guide to offbeat tourist attractions. Stacy Ryburn, Arkansas Online, 30 Aug. 2023 Now Lotus is preparing another four-door passenger car, a sedan code-named the Type 133, that's set to be unveiled next week, and officially confirmed today that the sedan will be called the Emeya. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 29 Aug. 2023 White Settlement Police Department's Chief of Police Christopher Cook, in a statement, said that the engine compartment of the vehicle caught fire after the passenger car struck a pole in the city's south side. Saman Shafiq, USA TODAY, 1 Aug. 2023 Witnesses told officers the shooting suspect was in a red passenger car that was last seen fleeing eastbound on Main Street. Ellie Willard, The Arizona Republic, 16 Apr. 2023 In addition, some forecasts project U.S. electric vehicle sales could reach 40 percent of total passenger car sales by 2030. Sarah Lapidus, The Arizona Republic, 24 Mar. 2023 One of the vehicles was a small, white cargo van and the other was a blue passenger car, according to the Plainfield Police Department, which is investigating the case. Jake Allen, The Indianapolis Star, 10 Mar. 2023 However, places like China saw passenger car sales increase by more than 10%. Clarisa Diaz, Quartz, 7 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Passenger car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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