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Green Wheels: The Manual Transmission Disappears
On Chrysler Corporation's new 2013 Ram 1500 SLT, you switch gears by twisting a small plastic knob on the dashboard. The Lincoln MKZ uses pushbuttons (just like the Edsel). The Tesla Model S has a tiny shifter on the right side of the steering column.
By Jim Motavalli
May 23, 2013