Bridgestone/Firestone Inc.'s competitors are poised to pick up the slack in the wake of the tiremaker's very public breakup with Ford Motor Co. Shares of rivals Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Michelin SA, Continental AG and Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. rose last week as Firestone severed its 95-year relationship with Ford and the automaker, in turn, launched a campaign to recall 13 million Firestone Wilderness AT tires. Tiremakers Goodyear and Michelin, both of which already supply ...

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