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post #1 of 2 Old 05-03-2012, 02:30 AM Thread Starter
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New-car buyers are shifting back to manual transmissions

Americans have a growing crush on manual transmissions. To be sure, the share of new vehicles bought with stick shifts remains a small slice because most models don't even offer them. But through March this year, 6.5% of new vehicles sold had manual transmissions -- close to double the rate in each of the past five years and highest since 7.2% in 2006, according to

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post #2 of 2 Old 05-03-2012, 05:52 AM
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I guess I'm part of that trend, well except that I bought my car used with 1700 miles, lol.
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