Tire companies continue to blow treads and have problems.
, the tire-making unit of German conglomerate
, is expected to recall 200,000 tires it supplied to
. The problem: tread separation, the same culprit in the
And speaking of Firestone, its parent,
, said that it is considering making some big changes in its front office, according to the
Wall Street Journal
. The decision on the higher-ups will be made sometime this month. Meanwhile, the Japanese company said it may have to suspend operations at its Decatur, Illinois factory, where a high percentage of the faulty tires were manufactured.