Keyword: titan

French minister orders custom checks on US company tyres in spat

News of tightening of checks on Titan tyres comes after row last month in which the US firms's CEO Maurice Taylor mocked France's work ethics.

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.