Goodyear Will Cut Jobs and Modernize Plants in Germany

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plans to upgrade and automate two of its tire manufacturing facilities in Germany to increase production of premium tires 17 inches and larger. But the modernization of the plants comes at a cost for workers — about 1,100 jobs will be eliminated.  


PitStop's 318 Stores Join Point S Germany

PitStop, a chain of 318 tire and auto service stores in Germany, has joined Point S Germany. The merger gives Point S 870 retail locations throughout Germany.  


Michelin buys another German wholesaler

Groupe Michelin has acquired Meyer Lissendorf GmbH, a major tire wholesaler in Germany, with the goal of improving its distribution network in the country.


German magazine names Bosch 'Best Innovator'

In recognition of its dedication to innovation, the Bosch Group recently received the Best Innovator Award for 2010/2011 from A.T. Kearney and WirtschaftsWoche, a German weekly business magazine.


German magazines like Hankook Ventus

Hankook Tire Co. achieved outstanding results in recent tire tests conducted by two leading German automobile magazines: Auto Motor Und Sport and Gute Fahrt.

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