Definition of in-car in English:



  • [attributive] Occurring, situated, or carried in a car.

    ‘an in-car navigation system’
    • ‘Aasco Motorsports will carry three in-car cameras to highlight all of the action.’
    • ‘This allows drivers to control everything from audio and telephone settings to the in-car satellite navigation system by simply touching a screen.’
    • ‘Good examples here include high street coffee shops and in-car satellite navigation systems.’
    • ‘But other in-car gadgets, such as GPS systems, stereos and DVD players have been branded as dangerous distractions for motorists.’
    • ‘At that point he activated the in-car audio recording system and decided to call for back up.’
    • ‘Cup holders were neatly situated for in-car picnics.’
    • ‘Cheaper in-car systems use mapping stored on a CD.’
    • ‘A silver flat screen TV glistens on the dashboard showing off the in-car navigation, DVD and Playstation.’
    • ‘With a sheer flood of devices announced every month we decided it was time to scour the market and find out what such systems are capable of for in-car navigation.’
    • ‘With traffic information revenues appearing flat at best, growth efforts now encompass in-car navigation, vehicle tracking and fleet service systems.’
    • ‘Mitsubishi developed the first in-car navigation system, the first active cruise control system and the first electric power steering.’
    • ‘Based in Leeds, one system uses an in-car device linked to roadside transmitters which physically prevents the vehicle exceeding a pre-set limit.’
    • ‘Other likely initial targets include in-car navigation systems and PDAs.’
    • ‘At present drivers can receive traffic information by calling one of many jam-busting hot lines or via in-car systems such as Trafficmaster.’
    • ‘Also on offer is an in-car DVD system with back-of-headrest monitor and headphones, which is fully removable for use in the home.’
    • ‘While it's not the only navigation system on the market it is fantastically useful, giving you the capabilities of an in-car system, with spoken directions and more.’
    • ‘We took the revolutionary BioNav in-car navigation system out for a road test.’
    • ‘Wolfson also sells chips to TomTom, the Dutch-owned maker of in-car navigation systems.’
    • ‘It worked only fitfully, and the discs failed to work in some kinds of CD players, notably in-car systems.’
    • ‘Currently the market for in-car navigation systems is small and limited to high-end or luxury cars.’