Winter brings a number of challenges, especially if you live in a particularly cold and icy area, but perhaps none are greater than driving in harsh conditions. The combination of snow, ice, and freezing temperatures creates unique difficulties. As you know, this doesn’t mean you can’t go anywhere, it simply means you need to be prepared.
We can’t all purchase new hybrid or electric vehicles, and many of us don’t want to. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up on green driving. While every driver was taught how to use their vehicle in driving school, not everyone knows how to maximize fuel, both on the road and before getting in the car.
As we all know, winter is a dangerous time for drivers, not only because icy roads can make for risky conditions, but also because colder weather can damage your vehicle, even when it’s just sitting in the driveway.
Out of all passenger vehicles sold in 2018, only 2% were built with a manual transmission. There are many reasons why the popularity of the manual transmission has dropped to such a low level.