With Ford Motor Co. fighting a potential deep tarnish on its new image of safety consciousness, rival General Motors Corp. — which earlier this month issued a stinging rebuttal to Ford's announcement of a plan to increase sport/utility vehicle fuel economy (see WEVTU — Aug. 1, '00, p.1) — took advantage of Ford's woes by suggesting GM has more safety minded standards for tires. Although Ford now is bombarded by a rising crescendo of negative publicity over faulty Bridgestone/Firestone ...
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