Keyword: Maurice Taylor

US tyremaker Titan 'in U-turn' over French Goodyear plant purchase

French industry minister says Titan boss Maurice Taylor has made an offer for French tyre plant which he once said he would be “stupid” to buy.

France responds to American CEO's 'three hours of work' jibe

Minister Arnaud Montebourg blasts Maurice Taylor's "insulting" note as "extremist" and "demonstrating a "perfect ignorance of our country".


US boss mocks 'three hours a day' French workers

The head of US tyremaker Titan has mocked French workers and told ministers his company would be "stupid" to take over a troubled French factory.