Analysis – Goodyear aims to cut path through Europe’s cheap-imports wave

London – The Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region is again happy hunting ground for Akron-based Goodyear – as it has been for the past year or so.

The US tire maker’s second quarter results show operating income up 38 percent to $148 million (€133 million) compared to a year ago – the third consecutive quarter of year-over-year earnings growth.

The gains were driven by higher production and sales volumes throughout the region, as well as by on-going cost-saving initiatives.

Volume was up more than 4 percent,…

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