By John Crawley WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - The Bush administration on Monday issued the first new rules in more than 30 years for testing vehicle tire performance, but regulators retreated from their initial recommendation for tougher standards. The update ordered by Congress in the wake of the deadly Firestone tire debacle and finalized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will cover nearly 300 million new tires when it takes effect in 2007, and could cost ...
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