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    Video: Motor Authority implores us to Give A Shift about manual transmissions
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    As auto enthusiasts, we have to accept that the general public is never going to embrace the manual transmission in a big way ever again. Automatics, CVTs and dual clutches are winning the war, in part because many people think of their car as an appliance. It transports them to and from work, ...

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    Video: Ford engineer builds haptic shift knob with 3D printer, Xbox controller
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    Vehicles with manual transmissions have been equipped with shift indicators (illuminated or audible) for decades. While some are used to improve performance, most are designed to encourage more fuel-efficient driving. Regardless of the original objective, nearly all drivers become desensitized or ...

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    Report: Salon columnist asks, "Is it ethical to drive stick?" [w/poll]
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    Just don't answer. The question is neither relevant, nor is it even the crux of the column. Get past the clicky smelling headline, and what you have here is a combination of two news stories, one new and one old, both of which you've likely already come across. We're going to play nice here and ...

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    Report: Car buyers falling back in love with manual transmissions
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    From the headlines-we-never-expected-to-see file: "Stick shifts popular again..." Yes, we thought manual transmissions were on their deathbed, what with every carmaker bemoaning low take rates and reports that Volkswagen has decided to do away with them in both its Audi R8 sports car and ...

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    Car and Driver launches 'Save the Manuals!' campaign [w/video]
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    Car and Driver wants to Save the Manuals – Click above to watch the video after the break
    The minds at Car and Driver have anointed themselves the champions of the manual transmission. In order to defend the three-pedal way of life from the onslaught of apathetic automatics out there, the ...

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    BREAKING: Buick confirms 2011 Regal 2.0T to come with manual transmission. Wait... wha?
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    2011 Buick Regal live unveiling - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Trivia Time: When was the last time a U.S. market Buick was available with a manual transmission? Honestly, we can't recall anything more recent than a buddy in high school having a hand-me-down mid-Eighties Somerset coupe ...

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    Reason #6,342 why manual transmissions are better than automatics
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    Ha ha ha! Look, what kind of carjacker are you if you can't drive a stick? The only one that pops to mind is Vincent Gallo's character in Buffalo 66 when he tried to unsuccessfully steal Christina Ricci's car, "I'm used to luxury cars. Have you ever heard of a luxury? That's what I drive. I drive ...

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    Honda announces 6-speed manual for 2010 Acura TL
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    Click on the above image for our high res 2009 Acura TL gallery
    Acura is again tossing enthusiasts a bone with a new six-speed manual transmission option for their 2010 Acura TL SH-AWD model. While the 2009 model is only available with a five-speed automatic with paddle shifters, next year will ...

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    2007 AB Gift Guide: Three Pedal Club t-shirt
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    You laugh at the term "clutchless automatic" and roll your eyes when anyone praises their car's manumatic. Your car has three pedals, thank you, the way God intended. Right? It's time you let the world know your position on the issue by joining the Three Pedal Club. Get ...

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