Automakers ditching spare tires for better m.p.g.

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Nearly a third of new vehicles no longer come with a spare tire as standard equipment, a number likely to increase as automakers seek to reduce weight in cars to improve fuel economy. “This is a major issue for Michigan motorists who find themselves stranded on the roadside,” Susan Hiltz, public affairs director for AAA in Michigan, said Wednesday.

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