Light truck buyers continue to opt more and more for comfort and convenience items, a Ward's survey of factory installed equipment shows. Gaining penetration are such features as automatic temperature controls, power seats, keyless entry, anti-theft devices and compact disc players, according to the final tally of equipment installation rates for the '99 model year (see insert). Also continuing is the shift to 4-wheel antilock brakes, from rear-only systems. Penetration of rear ABS fell ...

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