The unassuming French tyre factory at the centre of a spat between an American CEO and France's Industry Minister. The French government is looking for a buyer for the struggling Goodyear plant in northern France. They approached Maurice "Morry" Taylor, boss of tyre company Titan International. Known as "The Grizz" for his no-nonsense style, his response wasn't entirely what they'd hoped for. He said the French workforce "gets paid high wages but only works three hours" a day.