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I have just ordered a 435i M-Sport and now have a few days in which to decide whether or not I should go for the 8-speed autobox. I have always been a 'stick' man but think I should move into the brave...
Unfortunately, I recently had my first serious car accident and am in need of some advice and information. The car involved was a 1995 Volvo 460 Automatic, which we have had regularly serviced and garaged....
I am a fit and active 75-year-old and learned to drive in London in a Ford Popular when I was 17. I have always driven manual cars. Being barely five foot tall I have enjoyed the adjustable seat and steering...
All advice I see says right foot on accelerator and brake, left foot static. I believe it would be better right foot on accelerator, left foot on brake. What would you advise please?
It is rare that I use the left-foot braking advice that you give for driving automatics. However, I am sure it saved me from an accident recently when approaching a narrow bridge only to find a large HGV...
On the Citroen C3 semi-automatic (electric clutch), if you left-foot brake whilst the throttle is still open there is an almighty thud from the transmission and the engine goes down to idle rpm, leaving...
I have just insured my 21-year-old daughter to drive my automatic Volvo XC70. She is a calm, competent and safe driver and I have no misgivings about her driving the car. She has her own car, a manual...
Last week, when preparing to leave my parking space in a car park, on putting my automatic Hyundai i10 into ‘drive’ it shot forward at alarmingly great speed, completely out of control. By great good fortune,...
I find that my new Toyota Yaris TR VVT-i CVT will roll backwards on a hill in "Drive" unless I have my foot on the accelerator or brake. This seems wrong to me as my previous car with CVT (MG ZR 120 Stepspeed)...
I have long disagreed with your assertion that the left foot should be used to brake when driving an automatic, mainly because the distance ones foot is moved is pretty much the same for both feet, and...
 

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