an automobile manufacturer.
The Italian automaker brought new management, design ideas, cash, and marketing elan to the company.
Bailout’s Success Lets Treasury Take Loss on General Motors Stock Daniel Gross December 18, 2012
The automaker’s stunning rebound into profitability seemed to shock even those who made it happen.
Is GM’s Turnaround for Real? Paul A. Eisenstein August 12, 2010
A longtime Big Three economist on why the automaker crisis would be funny if it weren’t so tragic.
My Nine Years Spinning Wheels at GM Walter McManus November 18, 2008
The last man standing is also the only major U.S. automaker to choose free markets over freeloading.
3 Things Ford Can Teach the Rest of Detroit John Avlon June 2, 2009
Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli left when that automaker reemerged from Chapter 11.
GM: We’re on a Short Leash Paul A. Eisenstein June 28, 2009
And the automaker has made at least one direct jab at its troubled rival.
Detroit’s Big Chance? Paul A. Eisenstein February 2, 2010
The automaker was supposed to get rid of its unresponsive culture in exchange for taxpayer salvation.
The Old General Motors Is Back Micheline Maynard April 6, 2014
What happens if an automaker offers him the chance to reinvent an iconic marque?
Apple’s Brain Drain Dan Lyons June 14, 2011
“manufacturer of automobiles,” 1925, from auto + maker.
automatically; in a way that is hidden from or not understood by the user, and in that sense, apparently “magical”: I downloaded an app that automagically adds a travel itinerary to my calendar whenever I buy a plane ticket. jargon /aw-toh-maj’i-klee/ or /aw-toh-maj’i-k*l-ee/ Automatically, but in a way that, for some reason (typically because it […]
physical stimulation of one’s own genitals.
a type of self-service restaurant in which customers obtain food from small compartments by depositing the required number of coins in slots so that the doors can be opened. Historical Examples The Automat restaurants, for example, where the customer gets all his requirements himself, would never do in London. Roving East and Roving West E. […]
to apply the principles of to (a mechanical process, industry, office, etc.). to operate or control by . to displace or make obsolete by (often followed by out): The unskilled jobs are going to be automated out. to install procedures, as for manufacturing or servicing; follow or utilize the principles of : Many banks have […]