America Steers Clear Of Manual Transmissions, How To Juggle College Tuition And Fees

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Stick shift vehicles have a reputation for often being cheaper and more fuel efficient than manual transmissions and for being “cool.” We talk to a guest about why, despite these benefits, many Americans seem to dislike the manual transmission. We also discuss options to help pay for college.

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Episode Credits

  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Clifford Robb Guest

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