TITLE

Tire recall uncovers a basic truth

AUTHOR(S)
Connelly, Mary
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;6/4/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5933, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the Ford-Bridgestone/Firestone tire recall debacle. Alignment of the interests of automakers and suppliers in the United States; Investigation of the Ford Explorer for handling defects; High-profile status of suppliers; Unwillingness of suppliers to take the ire of the public for the sake of a car maker.
ACCESSION #
4660407

 

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