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Like most Jalops, I regularly wake up in the middle of the night in a panic, drenched in sweat, screaming the phrase "save the manuals." It's an issue that I've been working on with my therapist for months, but I think I've finally cracked it -- I'm now done worrying about manuals going extinct.

BMW is looking to save some cash as it invests in electric, hybrid and autonomous vehicles. To do so, Reuters reports, the company is going to drop manual variants of the BMW 2 Series, one of Jalopnik's favourite cars -- which seems like the opposite of getting their mojo back. But BMW's U.S. spokespeople dispute the report and say that at least for now the 2 Series in our market will keep the manual.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.