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  • Ford CEO refutes Trump's jobs accusations

    DETROIT—Ford's top executive said he's disappointed by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's accusations that the auto maker is moving jobs to Mexico and reiterated that the transfer of small-car production will result in...

  • Aurora Plastics names new CEO, CFO

    STREETSBORO, Ohio—Aurora Plastics has appointed Darrell Hughes as its new CEO and installed Matt McDonald as chief financial officer. That might intrigue local industry watchers, because McDonald is involved in a major lawsuit with Fairlawn,...

  • ITC finds material injury in ESBR case

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted 6-0 that preliminary evidence of material injury exists against the U.S. emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber industry because of ESBR imports from Brazil, Mexico, Poland and South...

  • California Assembly rejects tire recycling bill

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.—In a vote that went down to the last minute of a two-year session, the California Assembly has rejected a tire recycling bill that environmental groups supported, but tire manufacturers and dealers opposed.

  • NHTSA grants BMW's tire-related petition

    WASHINGTON—The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted BMW of North America's petition for a determination of inconsequential noncompliance involving incorrect tire information labels.