AKRON (May 23)—Goodyear said it is "urgently implementing" plans to increase its tire production to help Ford Motor Co. replace the 13 million Firestone-brand tires the auto maker recalled Tuesday. "Goodyear is prepared to do whatever is necessary to help consumers get the right tires on their vehicles as quickly as possible," Goodyear said in a statement. The Akron-based tire maker said it is working closely with Ford to jointly develop a plan to meet consumers´ needs as quickly as possible.
Goodyear prepared to help replace recalled tires
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