DETROIT – It may appear to be a frivolous item for light trucks and SUVs already brimming with power-operated features of sometimes questionable value – but Dura Automotive Systems Inc. says there may be a genuine need for a power-operated spare tire carrier for light trucks. The auto supplier unveiled one here at the recent Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress. Typical light truck spare wheel, cinched under rear cargo area via a metal cable, would be electrically ...

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