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Goodyear to Shut Down Production in Europe

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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is shutting down manufacturing operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, the Akron, Ohio-based tiremaker announced that it will shut down its manufacturing operations in North, Central and South America.

Goodyear has tire manufacturing operations in France, Germany, Slovenia, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Production activities will be suspended until “at least April 3 and until further notice,” according to a statement from Goodyear, which can be read here.

Click here to read MTD’s report about Goodyear’s suspension of manufacturing in the western hemisphere.

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