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Electric vehicles outsold manual transmissions in the U.S. last quarter

1.9 percent of buyers chose an EV, 1.1 percent chose to shift gears. Ouch

2020 Subaru Impreza gets EyeSight safety tech, $100 price increase

It's still available in manual, while the CVT has a new 7-speed paddle shifter mode

BMW bringing M3 'concept' to Geneva

Six months, 26 days. That's the countdown until we get our first live, in-person look at the next iteration of the BMW M3, according to AutoWeek.

Greenlings: Why do automatic transmissions now get better fuel efficiency than manuals?

Why do automatic transmissions now get better fuel efficiency than manuals?

Not so long ago, it was common for automatic transmissions to be referred to as slushboxes, since that's how they often behaved. Rather than use a mechanical clutch, traditional automatic transmissions use a fluid coupling between the engine and the gear-sets to transmit drive torque. This provides some benefits, but isn't a perfect system.

Car and Driver launches 'Save the Manuals!' campaign [w/video]

Car and Driver wants to Save the Manuals – Click above to watch the video after the break

Push Me, Pull You: R&T investigates the comings and goings of gear changes

When it isn't unusual to get into five or six different cars a month, you realize you spend a lot of time figuring out how, and how many ways, one can shift the gears in an automatic or double-clutch car. Where is the shifter? How many settings does the shifter have? How do I get into manual shift mode? Once there, how does it work? Are there paddle shifters as well? Do the paddle shifters move with the wheel or not? And so on...