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For whatever reason, car companies keep trying to reinvent the automatic shifter. The classic PRNDL has given way to dials, buttons, and stalks.

It can be annoying as well as unsafe when it’s dark and you can’t see what gear you just shifted into.

Step 2: Press the clutch pedal to the floor with your left foot and release the gas pedal.

Vehicles with a standard (manual) transmission now account for only 1 in 10 new cars manufactured.

There are numerous advantages to operating a vehicle with a manual transmission; many drivers claim it gives them more control over the vehicle.

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And people are getting hurt because of it.

NHTSA is investigating 853,000 Fiat-Chrysler cars because of confusing gear selectors. Perhaps a return to simple shifters is in order.

Having the flexibility to shift on the fly from two to four wheel drive without having to get out and lock the wheel hubs is a luxury that most of us take for granted, especially during a snowstorm.

In today’s modern fuel injected cars, the throttle body is a critical piece of the air intake system that controls the amount of air flowing into the engine.

The shift interlock solenoid is a safety mechanism that keeps the driver from shifting out of park when the brake pedal is not pressed down.

The clutch slave cylinder is a component found on vehicles equipped with manual transmissions.

Your shift boot is an important part in your car that is attached to our gear stick.

The gear shifter allows the vehicle to be put into different gears on a manual transmission.

A manual transmission helps a vehicle achieve a desired speed through the use of gears, a clutch, and a shifter.

If your car transmission has a hydraulic clutch, chances are you’re wondering exactly how it works within your shifting system.

In your car transmission, the clutch is a device that works to engage and disengage the moving parts of your drive shaft.