US Tire Maker Titan in Stereotype Spat with (Baguette-Eating) French


Titan CEO Maurice Taylor. (Photo: Titan)

The head of US tire maker Titan, Maurice Taylor, has said it would be "stupid" to invest in France.

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In a letter to a French government minister, Taylor claimed that French workers only put in three hours a day.

His letter came in response to a request to consider investing in a loss-making tire plant in France.

The World's Alex Gallafent reports.