(Updates throughout with hearing testimony) By John Crawley WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The top U.S. auto safety regulator said on Wednesday he would let carmakers voluntarily improve the safety of sport utility vehicles but left open the option of forcing them to make changes if necessary. Jeffrey Runge, who heads the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, told a congressional hearing the industry can move more swiftly than government on safety improvements. "I bet they ...
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