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- A file picture taken on February 7, 2013 shows a US tyre... News PhotoAmiens,Business,Employment Issues,Factory,France,Goodyear - Brand-name,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Logo,Manufacturing,Portrait,Somme,Symbol,Tire,Tire Factory,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFP(FILES) - A file picture taken on February 7, 2013 shows a US tyre manufacturer Goodyear's plant sign pictured in Amiens, northern France. The head of US tyremaker Titan has mocked French workers for putting in only 'three hours' a day and said his company would be 'stupid' to take over a troubled French factory. The letter from Titan CEO Maurice Taylor to French Industrial Renewal Minister Arnaud Montebourg was in response to a request for Titan to consider investing in a loss-making Goodyear plant in Amiens, northern France. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)