Japanese tyre-maker Bridgestone is expected to announce on Wednesday (9/8/00) a recall of its ATX, ATX11 and Wilderness tyres, says the UK`s Financial Times (9/8/00). The company's US-based Bridgestone/Firestone subsidiary has scheduled a news conference in Washington DC (11am EDT) to comment on the tyres under investigation by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Ford Motor Company representatives are expected to be attending the news conference, says the report.