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Here's another reason you should teach your daughter to drive stick.

Police say the suspects demanded the car owner explain how to drive it.

A pair of young Cleveland carjackers were defeated by an extremely rare and arcane piece of automotive technology – a manual transmission.

Opinion

Your next EV won't need a clutch

The future of the stick shift is already written.

Manual transmissions apparently are the best theft deterrent.

Stick with the stick.

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Thanks!

The 2017 Audi A4 gains a manual transmission option in the US.

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Learn this black art and feel like a driving god.

Heel-and-toe downshifting is something of a black magic in driving. This video demystifies the process, breaking it down into a step-by-step process.

Study

A new study shows that far fewer people are ordering manual gearboxes on leased vehicles, and the drop even more pronounced among men.

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But there’s a catch.

For the 2017 model year, Aston will produce the V12 Vantage S with a seven-speed manual transmission.

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That's right, Honda will soon offer a six-speed manual in the turbo Civic.

Honda has listened to enthusiasts and will begin offering a turbocharged, manual-transmission Civic. And then they let us take it for a spin.

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Former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has used his latest motoring column to call the 70 percent of British drivers that own manual transmissions "mad."

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"It's The Only Way To Drive"

Manor Marussia Formula 1 driver Alexander Rossi introduces the automatic-driving masses to the clutch pedal. He's got a racing harness. Don't worry. You won't be needing that.

Opinion

Manual transmissions are becoming scarcer by the day, making rev matching a rare talent. But with manufacturers beginning to automate the process, will the practice be lost forever?

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BMW might abandon manual transmission for its M models, and the division could cap power to 600 hp for future vehicles.

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The Jaguar F-Type has become an instant enthusiast favorite for its alluring design, powerful, sonorous engines and rewarding handling. In short, it's a worthy successor to the iconic mid-century E-Type. But Jaguar hasn't been sitting idly, and it's continuing to refine and enhance the F-Type with subtle yet significant enhancements, including a bunch that are debuting this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Fans of truly irreverent amounts of horsepower will find lots to love in the form of the 2015 Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcat models. Both of them send 707 ridiculous horsepower to the rear wheels; the only question is whether you want your absurdity delivered with two or four doors. Oh, and whether or not you want the option of a manual transmission.

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The fine folks at Fourtitude recently sat down with Audi of America President Scott Keogh, and among other things, learned that the potent little S3 sedan could be offered with a manual transmission in the United States someday. That sort of sounds like the usual company line to us, but Keogh reportedly said the company is "looking very closely" at adding the manual to the S3, which currently is only available with a dual-clutch automatic.

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With all of the hype and anticipation surrounding the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, the Japanese brand was able to sneak another driver-oriented model into its lineup. The company's spec page for the 2015 Mazda3 hatchback and sedan have been updated to list the Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter four-cylinder as finally being available with a six-speed manual transmission, in addition to the previous six-speed automatic. The automaker had promised the row-your-own gearbox with the bigger engine back when it first an

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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, and any way to make the drudgery involve less conscious thought is a welcome relief. The fact that modern automatics are often more fuel efficient than three-pedal setups isn't helping either. However, the