Maybe one day, the entire world will be traveling in the same kind of self-driving cars. Until then, the cultural differences revealed by this industry will continue to be very noticeable.
The type of car you drive depends on the country you live in.
Almost 96% of American car owners drive cars with automatic transmission, while in Europe, everyone learns to drive a stick shift.
Even if it is much harder to learn to drive on a manual car, the vast majority of Europeans still opt to buy a manual transmission car when it comes time to buy their first vehicle: they are cheaper, require less maintenance, consume less fuel, and are fun to drive.
On the other hand, automatic cars are convenient, easier to drive, and more comfortable. It’s just a matter of preference.
However, the fact that automatic transmission cars are so easy to drive means that people who learn to drive in one of those are far worse prepared than others. Since they often don’t fully understand the mechanics behind the driving of a car, a few critical mistakes can be made.
Here are 8 things you do that might damage your automatic car!