Air-spring installations have steadily grown in the heavy-duty truck market since the late 1980s, but Firestone Industrial Products Co. says it wants to dramatically expand the market for these components in light trucks and sport/utility vehicles (SUVs). Increased market penetration will only be accomplished, though, with Firestone's increase in capacity by adding state-of-the-art manufacturing for its Ride-Rite light-truck air spring and a concurrent hike in its system-design ...
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