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Your emails: Why don't electric cars have geared transmissions?

Brian Cooley explains why EVs lack geared transmissions and how these automobiles deliver power and torque.

By June 9, 2016


Oh, shift: Fiat Chrysler recalls Jeep models for bad transmission wiring harness

You won't be going much of anywhere if your car can't leave Neutral or Park.

By May 16, 2016


Stick it to The Man: Cars that still offer a manual transmission in 2016

Some you might be familiar with, some you might not, but no matter what folks are telling you, it's still possible to find a stick shift in nearly every segment.

20 Images By May 5, 2016


Deep-ish dive: Ford's all-new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 and 10-speed automatic transmission

While both of these components will be integral to the new Raptor, they'll also underpin some standard F-150 trims.

By May 3, 2016


Ram recalls ProMaster City cargo vans for unrequested transmission shifts

Apparently, super-dangerous activities like bringing snow or water into the vehicle can cause a problem. Those things would NEVER happen in a cargo van!

By April 22, 2016


Chevrolet's 2016 Cruze is more fun with a manual transmission (pictures)

To make the best use of the 153 horsepower from the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze's 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine it's best to pair it with the six-speed manual transmission. Chevy is offering the fluid-shifting manual gearbox on the L, LS and LT versions of the new Cruze.

45 Images By April 20, 2016


Your Emails: What's the tech behind continuously variable transmissions?

Brian Cooley explains the tech of CVTs and why they're not used for more performance applications.​

By November 12, 2015


Holy crap, this 2016 Mazda Miata has a 525-horsepower V-8

A hairdresser's car, this sure ain't.

By July 29, 2016


Formula E cars undergo rhinoplasty for third season of all-electric racing

The front is reminiscent of the front wing for the RoboRace series, and its top portion helps separate it from other FIA Formula series.

By July 28, 2016


Bugatti Chiron: Under the skin of the world's fastest hypercar

Thought the Veyron was complex? Wait until you hear about Chiron.

By July 21, 2016