The Canadian Press

2000-08-08 | Tire-Deaths

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Ford of Canada announced on Aug. 9 that a recall of Bridgestone-Firestone tires in the US would be extended into Canada. There had been complaints the Firestone tires peeled off their casings, sometimes while vehicles were travelling at high speeds. Ford's John Arnone (ar-noh-NAY') said the recall involved about 240,000 Ford vehicles in Canada but stressed there had been no incidents involving the tires on this side of the border.

Date: 2000-08-08
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << to date there have been no reported accidents or injuries occurring in Canada on foreign vehicles equipped with these tires cut separation does not appear to be an issue atol in Canada there is clearly a connection between, following elements, extreme hot weather and prolong driving and extreme hot weather >>

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