Ford Motor Co.'s board of directors gave Chief Executive Jac Nasser a resounding vote of confidence last week for his handling of the Firestone tire recall at the same time Chairman Bill Ford Jr. vowed to get more active in the campaign if necessary. Mr. Ford also says the automaker will let buyers decide whether they want Firestone tires on their '02 Explorer/Mountaineer vehicles. Along with Firestone, Michelin SA will be supplying tires for the '02 Explorer, as may Goodyear Tire and ...

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