Source: Business Week
quote: You can perfect it all you want but it is still an annoying pain in the ass to shift gears all the freaking time.
quote: As an aside, I gave up the manual when I had to make the evacuation during the Houston Hurricane Rita scare. Houston to Dallas is, normally, a 4 hour drive. It took 27 hours that day. You have no idea how painful it was to have a manual for that trip.
quote: Idiots that think they are boy racers on public roads and need to feel more in control of their car by doing the shifting themselves.
quote: Manuals are on the way out in favor of automatics or manomatics.