Care & Maintenance

Basic Facts on Car Transmission

Basic Facts on Car Transmission

Care & Maintenance
In many developed countries, driving cars with manual transmission is increasingly a lost art. It requires more skill to drive these kinds of cars and operating them can be quite frustrating for some people. However, there is one benefit of owning a manual car: It is more efficient. Efficiency is never at 100 percent on automatic cars because they use fluid coupling. On manual cars, engine and wheels are connected directly, which minimize energy loss. It’s one reason why high performance and race cars have manual transmission. Even the most responsive automatic transmission can’t anticipate what drivers want to do. It simply reacts to how drivers use the accelerator and brake pedals. With manual transmission, drivers can shift the gear moments before it’s needed. Transmission is used to