... Ford executives stated publicly that the first report of problems with Firestone tires on its Explorer SUVs in Venezuela was ... The Associated Press (AP) reported that Ford executives in Venezuela began recalling the tires in May [2000 ] aonly after ... about defective tires...and also said that the design of the Explorer did not contribute to tread separation and blowouts of ... The company closed three of its assembly plants in New Jersey, Missouri, and Minnesota for two weeks startinganbsp;...
|Title||:||A short course in international marketing blunders [electronic resource]|
|Publisher||:||World Trade Press - 2009|