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Resource ID: #17092
Subject: Automobiles
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
Date: Dec. 15, 2000


The Wall Street Journal tells the story of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., a bit player in the tire industry that is charged with producing faulty tires. Attorneys representing clients suing Cooper for its faulty tires spoke with ex-employees of the company and learned that Cooper had engaged in "awling," an obscure practice that resulted in some tires leaving the Cooper plant with small holes in the tread.

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