Shifting away: Hyundai drops manual transmissions for 2020 Veloster Turbo, Elantra trims

19 Jul
2019 Hyundai Veloster TurboTwo more Hyundai vehicles will be offered solely with automatic transmissions for the 2020 model year. The South Korean brand said this week for the 2020 Hyundai Elantra and Veloster Turbo, their available 6-speed manual transmissions have been discontinued for both vehicles. The end of the manual transmission on the Veloster Turbo comes with an...

Sticking around, VW redesigns 6-speed manual transmission

16 Jul
VW MQ281 6-speed manual transmissionVolkswagen isn't prepared to say goodbye to the manual transmission and debuted its redesigned 6-speed unit Monday. The brand said the redesigned manual transmission focuses on efficiency and shaving carbon dioxide production while driving. Total, the gearbox will help save up to 5 grams per kilometer driven, depending on the engine application...