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Your Next Vehicle Is More Likely To Have A CVT: Here’s Why

Your Next Vehicle Is More Likely To Have A CVT: Here’s Why

Like it or not: Nearly every new vehicle—we're talking around 95 percent—has an automatic transmission of some sort. And manual transmissions are rare today, except among a few performance-oriented models. That's the obvious. What might not be so apparent to new-car shoppers is that the... read more

May 25, 2014 by  -
 
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The Stick Is Back: Shoppers Shift To Manual Transmissions

According to the Detroit Free Press, out of 2,360 auto models on sale in America, just 19% offer a manual transmission option. That's down from 29% in 2007. Worse, a couple... read more May 3, 2012 by  22


 
2012 Volkswagen Golf R

Only 1 In 25 New Cars Has A Manual Gearbox Now: Why?

Go to any given dealership with 100 new cars. On average, just four of the 2012 models will have manual gearboxes. The trend of the vanishing third pedal is nothing new... read more April 19, 2012 by  24


 
2006 Honda CR-V

2006 Honda CR-V And 2011 Honda CR-Z Recalled

Honda has issued two very different recalls for two very different vehicles: the 2006 Honda CR-V and the 2011 Honda CR-Z. Combined, the two recalls affect nearly 86,000... read more September 6, 2011 by  0


 
MINI manual transmission discount

MINI Tries To Save Stick-Shifts With $500 Discount

Once upon a time, mastering a stick-shift was a teenage rite of passage. Today, though, it's tougher to find rides with manual transmissions, and the allure of the stick... read more August 4, 2011 by  2


 
2006 Mazda Miata

Young Drivers Master The Manual, Thanks To Hagerty Insurance

There’s been a lot of press lately over the demise of the manual transmission, with some fighting tooth and nail to retain the row-it-yourself gearbox and others... read more July 11, 2011 by  4


 
2012 Cadillac CTS 2-door Coupe Premium RWD Gear Shift

2012 Cadillac CTS Models Lose Shift-It-Yourself Option

When Cadillac launched the CTS Sedan, and later the CTS Coupe, they presented the cars as a viable option to European sport sedans and coupes. Part of Cadillac’s... read more April 18, 2011 by  0


 

 
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