Bridgestone Inc.'s effort to replace 6.5 million Firestone tires isn't moving nearly fast enough for Ford Motor Co. Ford Chief Executive Jacques Nasser tells USA Today that the tiremaker's goal of replacing the defective 15-in. ATX, ATX II and Wilderness AT tires by next spring is “unacceptable.” He says Ford is considering paying for rental cars for customers not satisfied with waiting until dealers can find tire replacements. If that happens, rentals likely will come from Ford-owned The ...
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