FINDLAY, Ohio (Aug. 21)—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has doubled production in three of its sport-utility vehicle and light truck tire lines to meet increased consumer demand in the wake of Bridgestone/Firestone Inc.´s tire recall. Cooper plans to add at least an additional 50 percent capacity in each of those sizes. Cooper is recommending to dealers the Discoverer Radial, Discoverer A/T and Discoverer H/T tire lines as suitable replacements for Ford Explorers, Mercury Mountaineers and other SUVs and light trucks.
Cooper boosts production in wake of Bridgestone/Firestone recall
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