With compact cars and sedans an ever-shrinking portion of the North American market, auto makers have all but abandoned them, as evidenced by what they chose to emphasize in Detroit. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:39:39 -0500.
Schaeffler plans to expand its drivetrain portfolio to include electric motors as early as 2020 following last year's acquisition of wholly-owned subsidiary Compact Dynamics.
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Mazda unveiled the redesigned Mazda3 compact car at the 2018 LA Auto Show, telling the assembled media that the car is designed to provide both performance and fuel economy in sleek hatchback ...
Jon Linkov. Consumer Reports. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 22:45:07 -0500.
The Evoque is often credited with being a pioneer in the compact luxury SUV segment. That once small slice of the market is now "absolutely on fire," as buyers shift further toward crossovers and SUVs.
CNBC. Thu, 22 Nov 2018 20:00 GMT.
Automaker Volkswagen says it will invest 44 billion euros ($50 billion) in developing autonomous and electric cars and expand the appeal of battery-powered cars by selling its upcoming ID compact for about what a diesel-powered Golf costs.
ABC News. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:33:53 -0500.
Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million Focus compact cars in North America because a fuel system problem can cause the engines to stall without warning
ABC News. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:15:17 -0400.
The word compact is an adjective. Compact means (1) closely and firmly united or packed together, (2) closely crowded together, (3) briefly giving the gist of something, (4) heavy and compact in form or stature.
Compact is also a noun that means (1) a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse, (2) a small and economical car, (3) a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action.
Compact is also a verb that means (1) squeeze or press together, (2) make more compact by or as if by pressing, (3) compress into a wad, (4) have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily.