A business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "auto maker" in a sentence
"Lincoln spokesman Timothy Elliott said the auto maker offered a "clear explanation" of its plans for Lincoln at the meeting with top dealers in Dearborn, Mich., but he declined to comment further."
"The auto maker sees the effort as the "last chance" for Lincoln to re-establish itself as a leading competitor in the luxury-car segment, said Mark Fields , Ford's president of the Americas, during a presentation two weeks ago, according to three dealers who attended the invitation-only event."
"GM is introducing the U.S.-made Sonic as its entry-level car, a category where consumers go for low prices and the auto maker has been forced to rely on low prices to compete with Asian rivals."