Why Aren’t Automatic Cars Popular in the UK?
Over in the States, automatic vehicles are ubiquitous. So much so, in fact, that if you want to drive a “stick shift” over there, you might see a raised eyebrow or two. Can you blame them? It does seem to make sense: automatic cars are simpler to drive, they allow you to focus more on your road positioning, and they’re more reliable and less susceptible to driver abuse than a manual. With all of this in mind, why do us Brits still cling so dearly to our manual gearboxes? Let’s find out. Why Do Brits Drive Manual Cars? Driving tests If…Continue reading