Government/Legal

  • Judge dismisses class action against Cooper

    WILMINGTON, Del.—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has won the dismissal it sought of a securities class action in Delaware federal district court regarding Cooper's abortive $2.5 billion merger with Apollo Tyres Ltd. The plaintiffs—OFI Risk...

  • Momentive sues Chinese firms for infringement

    WATERFORD, N.Y.—Momen-tive Performance Materials Inc. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the Chinese court system against Dongguan Hungpai Shoe Material Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and Jing-dezhen Hungpai Chemical Tech-nology Co. Ltd., the...

  • Possible pressure loss leads to Conti recall

    SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico—Continental Tires the Americas L.L.C. is recalling 8,467 ContiProContact replacement passenger tires, size 225/45 R17 91 H, for possible loss of air pressure. The tires were manufactured in San Luis Potosi between...

  • Germany fines military suppliers for price fixing

    BONN, Germany—The Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) has imposed fines totaling about $1.4 million on three suppliers of services, technology and parts, including rubber track pads and vibration dampers, for military vehicles.

  • Momentive sues Chinese firms for infringement

    WATERFORD, N.Y.—Momentive Performance Materials has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the Chinese court system against Dongguan Hungpai Shoe Material Manufacturing and Jingdezhen Hungpai Chemical Technology.