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  • n. a company that makes and sells automobiles


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  • For example, those keiretsu, such as that of the Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, with weaker auto companies among their members Isuzu and Suzuki in this instance might invite a strong Western car company to join.

    The Machine That Changed the World

  • In its new form the unit was to have a motorcycle company, a scout car company (with mock-ups), and a tank company, also equipped with mock-ups.

    Panzer Aces

  • In fact, his pavilion was sponsored by the motor car company of a famous aeronautical pioneer, Gabriel Voisin, and while the exhibition organizers were distinctly unenthusiastic about his didactic display material, Le Corbusier had the backing of a government minister, Anatole de Monzie, to whom he had been introduced by Gertrude Stein.

    Makeshift Metropolis


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