What does Automotive mean?

Definitions for Automotive
ˌɔ təˈmoʊ tɪv, ˈɔ təˌmoʊ tɪvau·to·mo·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. automotiveadjective

    of or relating to motor vehicles

    "automotive supplies"

  2. automotive, self-propelled, self-propellingadjective

    containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement

    "a self-propelled vehicle"


  1. automotiveadjective

    having the ability to move by itself; self-propelled or self-propelling

  2. automotiveadjective

    of, or relating to motor vehicles

  3. Etymology: auto- + motive


  1. automotive

    The automotive industry comprises a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles. It is one of the world's largest industries by revenue (from 16 % such as in France up to 40 % to countries like Slovakia). It is also the industry with the highest spending on research & development per firm.The word automotive comes from the Greek autos (self), and Latin motivus (of motion), referring to any form of self-powered vehicle. This term, as proposed by Elmer Sperry (1860-1930), first came into use with reference to automobiles in 1898.


  1. automotive

    Automotive refers to anything pertaining to the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles. It typically implies the use of vehicles with engines that run on fuel to transport people or goods over land, such as cars, trucks, buses, etc. This industry includes a wide range of companies and organizations involved in these activities.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Automotive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Automotive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Automotive in a Sentence

  1. Flavio Volpe:

    I’ll take my hairstyling advice from my barber, I’ll take my produce advice from my grocer and I suggest you get your automotive advice from your car guy.

  2. Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner:

    We can see competition for talent between tech companies in Silicon Valley. It's the usual fluctuation and, yes, Bosch is also suffering in this respect at its research and development centre. But what I do not see as yet is an aggressive lobbying for our automotive experts here in Germany.

  3. Tom Carter:

    We have everything from consumer electronics companies making things like speakers, radios, alarm clocks, through home appliance companies making cooker hoods, washing machines, to virtual reality in gaming companies. And we were very surprised at how keen the automotive industry is to work with us, i'd like to believe that the first product featuring our technology will be on the shelves in a year, that's our aim.

  4. American CEO Keith McLoughlin:

    This is a concept in automotive that has been going on for a while.

  5. Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner:

    Google is pushing the theme of self-driving cars very strongly. That's having a very positive effect for the entire automotive industry, because it enormously accelerates the pace of introducing drive-assist systems and semi-automatic functions.

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