Origin of automaker

First recorded in 1900–05; auto-2 + maker
Related formsau·to·mak·ing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Word Origin and History for automaker

"manufacturer of automobiles," 1925, from auto + maker.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper