U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Chinese tire manufacturers unfairly dumping their products on U.S. market, hurting domestic tire makers and fueling unemployment.
Faced with plummeting demand, French tiremaker plans to cut 1,093 jobs over a three year period, starting in 2010, through voluntary departures.
Federal appeals court has ordered Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. to release hundreds of documents on the design and construction of its tires.
Canada's largest plastics producer said Friday it received more regulatory approvals for its takeover by Abu Dhabi investment firm International Petroleum Investment Co.
Tire retailers say U.S. manufacturers are not making the less-expensive tires that are popular with today's cash-strapped motorists.
United Steelworkers of America and Goodyear begin national contract talks with the recession as a backdrop and job security a key priority.
An Oklahoma congressman believes jobs in his district will continue to be threatened unless existing trade rules are used to stem Chinese tire imports into the United States.
Company will cease consumer tire production at its plant in Amiens, France, and dismiss 820 of the facility's 1,200 workers, saying it is too costly to operate.
Tire and rubber company’s plant in Union City, Tenn., plans to cut back the seven-day continuous operating schedule to an eight-hour, five-day work week beginning July 6.
Michelin North America said it will permanently shut down its BFGoodrich Tire plant Oct. 31 in east Alabama because of declining demand, a move that will cost about 1,000 jobs.
Top executive of the biggest U.S. tire company said it will consider more cost cutting this year if measures already taken aren't enough in a down economy.
PepsiCo said it will save 75 million pounds of plastic a year with its Eco-Fina bottle that uses 20 percent less plastic as part of a wider effort to be more eco-friendly.
Group of about 1,000 protesters rallied in the city of Reims in northeastern France to try to avert the shutdown of a Continental tire factory in nearby Clairoix.
Union employees of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant in Topeka have approved a contract that will allow the company to cut between 200 and 225 jobs.
Connecticut's attorney general says six companies have agreed to stop manufacturing baby bottles that contain Bisphenol-A, a chemical some studies suggest may be harmful to infants.
Canada's largest plastics producer said Monday that it has agreed to be acquired by International Petroleum Investment Co. for $6 per share, or about $499.2 million.
Tire maker reported a 92 percent drop in annual profit as global demand for tires dropped sharply, and forecast even more dismal earnings for the coming year.
U.S. tire maker said Wednesday it plans to cut almost 7 percent of its work force this year after swinging to a fourth-quarter loss as sales sank 21 percent.
Fayetteville, N.C., where Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. operates a large plant that employs 3,000 people, has approved a $1 million payment to help retain jobs.
Tire and rubber company says it needs to cut costs because of slumping tire sales and plans to reduce the amount of tires available by adjusting tire production at factories.
Governor intends to sign a bill that would provide $19 million of incentives to keep a Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. manufacturing plant in northeastern Mississippi.
Maker of paper and plastic products says it will lay off about 10 percent of its work force as it accelerates cost cutting this year.
Tire maker says it will close its plant in Albany, Ga., the result of a capacity study of its four plants.
Auto parts supplier Key Plastics LLC said Tuesday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and submitted a pre-packaged reorganization plan.