Goodyear: Drop in OE demand muzzles H1 2019 performance

29th July 2019 | 0 Comments
 

There’s little good news to be found in the latest financial results from Goodyear Tire & Rubber. Sales and unit volumes were lower in the first half of this year, respectively dropping 5.7 per cent to US$7.2 billion and 3.3 per cent to 75.4 million units. The tyre maker also reported a net loss of US$7 million for the six months to 30 June 2019, a contrast to the net income of $232 million announced a year earlier; this result includes several significant items, most notably $107 million in rationalisation charges that are primarily related to modernisation plans and layoffs at two tyre plants in Germany.

The rest of this article is for subscribers only:
Log inSubscribe

Tags: , , ,

Category: Company News

Buy subscriptions, premium industry reports, and business directory entries in our shop. | Dismiss

[ + ]