By Richard Truett, Automotive News
Chicago, Illinois-The icy relationship between Ford Motor Co. and Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. has warmed in the last three years. But the tyre maker believes that Ford is still unlikely to become a customer in its US market again in the near future.
â€œIt’s not a priority,â€ said Mark Emkes, who takes over as CEO at Bridgestone Americas Holding Inc. when John Lampe retires 31 March. But he added: â€œWe’re happy that we’ve opened the lines of communication.â€
Lampe took over the tyre…