UPDATE 2-Firestone class settlement gets preliminary OK


(Recasts, adds details, background, byline) By Karen Padley and Susan Kelly CHICAGO, July 24 (Reuters) - A Texas judge on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a national class-action settlement involving Bridgestone Corp.'s Firestone unit and its its August 2000 recall of 6.5 million tires. As part of the settlement, Firestone would spend $15.5 million on a three-year consumer education program focusing on tire safety and incorporate technology that would improve the high-speed ...

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