Ford settles Explorer rollover claims for $51 mln


DETROIT, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay $51 million to settle U.S. states' claims against it stemming from deadly rollover accidents involving its popular Explorer sport utility vehicle, sources familiar with the situation said on Thursday. They said the settlement would be announced on Friday and was modeled after the financial agreement Bridgestone Corp's Firestone unit reached with U.S. state attorneys general late last year. Tread separations involving allegedly ...

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