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  • noun Plural form of automaker.


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  • This was my first real-world experience with "range anxiety," the term automakers have coined for the discomfort that strikes early electric vehicle owners who misjudge how far they can drive between charge-ups and fear getting stranded.

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  • Consumer downsizing is a term automakers use to describe the current trend in car buying.

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  • The only way these banks have any hope of surviving, and what makes them more worthy of government assistance than the automakers, is that they can easily restructure and fire half their employees to get themselves right-sized.

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  • The current favored Bush plan, resulting in grants to the big three automakers is to produce vehicles that turn gas directly into hydrogen.


  • Ford Motors looking for some cash is selling 20 percent of its stake in Japanese automakers Mazda.

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  • Last week GM sold a piece of its GMAC mortgage business, and it recently sold or is selling its interests in Japanese automakers Suzuki, Fuji Heavy Industries' Subaru, and Isuzu Motors.

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  • (AP) - (Kyodo) - New imported vehicle sales in Japanese automakers, jumped 16.9 percent in February from - Business News

  • If granted, Toyota would join American automakers Last month, Toyota sold roughly $2 billion (200 billion yen) worth of 10-year bonds at rates much less favorable than what the automaker had previously been accustomed to.


  • BigMcLargeHuge 11: 51AM (3 / 03 / 2009) "If granted, Toyota would join American automakers General Motors and Chrysler on the bailout bandwagon."


  • Shares in Asian automakers were also a wreck as struggling U.S. car company Chrysler rushed to devise a restructuring plan before a government deadline.



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