Federal regulators now fear 1.4 million more defective Firestone brand tires were put on the road than the 6.5 million covered in a massive recall. Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. officials do not agree, and have told the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. (NHTSA) they will not voluntarily expand the recall at this time. But NHTSA says its ongoing investigation of Firestone data — it is not complete — points to a safety concern worthy of public attention. To that end, NHTSA issues a ...

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