Manual Transmissions

Bosch eClutch: Cheaper, More Fuel-Efficient Automated Manual Gearbox

Bosch eClutch: Cheaper, More Fuel-Efficient Automated Manual Gearbox

Less than 10 percent of new cars sold in the U.S. are equipped with manual transmissions. The ease of automated shifting has proved more alluring for drivers, even for many enthusiasts who buy sporty cars. But the development of manual-transmission technology may not be over--although embarrassing... read more

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2006 Mazda Miata

Stick-Shifts Are Back, But Automatics Give Best Gas Mileage

Ever since the early 1950s, Americans have loved the easy-to-drive charms of the automatic gearbox so much, that most Americans today don’t know how -- or want -- to... read more May 4, 2012 by 13

2012 Fiat 500C Cabrio, SoHo district, New York City

2012 Fiat 500 Cabrios, Manuals More Popular Than Projected

Launching the 2012 Fiat 500 minicar in the U.S. market was a gamble to begin with. But it's one that is paying off in some unexpected ways. Fiat's top North American... read more July 6, 2011 by 6



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