Bridgestone/Firestone Inc., the tiremaker that last year found itself — along with end-user Ford Motor Co. — at the center of a nearly unprecendented safety scare, announces it has severed its business relationship with Ford. The move comes a day before Ford outlines a plan to recall as many as an additional 13 million tires not included in last August's Explorer recall. Citing a soured trust after nasty recriminations regarding blame for last year's safety concern regarding tire-tread ...

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