US says importer of Chinese tires must do recall


WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) - A New Jersey importer is responsible for recalling up to 450,000 Chinese-made light truck tires the company says may be defective, the top U.S. auto safety regulator said late on Tuesday. Nicole Nason, the administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, told Reuters in an interview that Foreign Tire Sales Inc. of New Jersey cannot legally claim a recall would be too expensive. "We sent them a letter tonight saying that's unacceptable," ...

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