WASHINGTON (Aug. 31)—Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. and Ford Motor Co. have until Sept. 21 to answer subpoenas sent by the Florida state attorney general´s office regarding the recall of 6.5 million Firestone ATX, ATX II and Wilderness tires. Florida is using the authority of federal racketeering laws to demand documents showing when Bridgestone/Firestone and Ford discovered problems with the recalled tires and whether the companies conspired to keep the problems secret.
Florida subpoenas Ford, Bridgestone/Firestone
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