In the wake of the Firestone tire recall that has rocked Ford Motor Co. and turned a government-directed spotlight on its top-selling Explorer sport/utility vehicle, the automaker now says it may let customers choose the tires they want when buying a new vehicle. “We'll give the customers whatever they want,” Chief Executive Jacques Nasser is quoted as saying at the Paris auto show last week. “This is a major shift.” But a spokeswoman says Ford still hasn't decided whether it will expand ...

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