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  • n. Plural form of carmaker.

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Examples

  • Between 1980 and 1990, all the increase in Japanese carmakers 'sales came at its expense.

    Reinventing Corporate America

  • (AP) - (Kyodo) - Sales of imported vehicles in Japanese carmakers, shrank 7.8 percent in fiscal 2009 to a deals expected to last at least another month as automakers continue to match

    WN.com - Business News

  • Volkswagen is to pay Euro3. 3 billion ($4. 7B) for a 42 percent stake in Porsche's main German carmakers said yesterday as they thrashed out more details of a move towards a full

    WN.com - Business News

  • The country's sovereign wealth fund, estimated to have assets worth around $70 billion, has poured more than $20 billion in recent years into stakes in German carmakers Porsche and Volkswagen, Agricultural Bank of China, Santander Brasil, Spain's Iberdrola and German builder Hochtief.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Indeed, large industrial groups such as carmakers Renault and PSA (which makes Peugeots and Citroëns) are now responding to the massive slow-down in the auto sector by temporarily closing plants and imposing stored or anticipated time off on workers under their retained

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • And as the convergence of the automotive and electronics worlds continues, CES continues to become an increasingly important show for carmakers, with new navigation and information systems, entertainment products, and safety-related equipment and even car introductions being shown in Vegas every year.

    2011 CES: Las Vegas overdrive - Consumer Reports to cover the Consumer Electronics Show

  • CAFE is a non-tariff trade barrier in conception and execution -- protection for domestic carmakers against cherry-picking importers (if you try to sell nice cars without "offsetting" sales of sardine cans, you must pay stiff CAFE fines).

    Greg Mankiw Pumps for a Higher Gas Tax, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • With gas prices steadily climbing, it's good to know carmakers are introducing a slew of small, fuel-efficient models that are loaded with the same premium features and technology found in much larger gas hogs.

    The Safest Small Cars, 2011

  • GM offered more generous discounts than other carmakers and stepped up its leasing offers during the first few months of the year.

    The Best-Selling Cars This Spring

  • Mr Yasuda said many industry commentators were urging carmakers to produce more fuel-efficient cars.

    Melbourne 2009: Toyota shows off HC-CV (Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle) — Autoblog Green

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