Chrysler has ditched the traditional car manual in the US in favour an instructional DVD.
The American firm claims it has switched away from the traditional manual to reduce the impact of the environment caused by producing 500-page guides for each model produced.
The move will reportedly save 930 tonnes of paper, the equivalent to 20,000 trees annually. The DVDs will be introduced on all Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge models for the 2010 model year.
An 80-page long guide will still be included with cars sold for use in an emergency when there’s no computer around. The DVDs will also include instructional videos on how to do certain things with the car, such as folding down the soft-top on the Jeep Wrangler.
Full-page manuals will still be available on request by contacting dealers.