nounchiefly North American
- He has been writing about automobiles and the auto industry for nearly 30 years.
- This forced the U.S auto industry to redesign and overhaul their automobiles.
- On the plus side, the dearth of automobiles means there are no traffic jams.
Late 19th century: from French, from auto- 'self' + mobile 'mobile'.
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