FILE - In this May 2, 2007 file photo, Cooper tires are on display at Vermont Tire and Service Inc. in Montpelier, Vt. India's Apollo Tyres Ltd. is buying Ohio's Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. for about $2.22 billion, boosting its presence in North America and other key markets around the world. Apollo said Wednesday, June 12, 2013, that the combined company will be one of the world's largest tire makers, with a strong presence across four continents and combined 2012 sales of $6.6 billion. Their tire brands include Apollo, Cooper, Roadmaster and Vredestein.(AP Photo/Toby Talbot, file)

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FILE - In this May 2, 2007 file photo, Cooper tires are on display at Vermont Tire and Service Inc. in Montpelier, Vt. India's Apollo Tyres Ltd. is buying Ohio's Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. for about $2.22 billion, boosting its presence in North America and other key markets around the world. Apollo said Wednesday, June 12, 2013, that the combined company will be one of the world's largest tire makers, with a strong presence across four continents and combined 2012 sales of $6.6 billion. Their tire brands include Apollo, Cooper, Roadmaster and Vredestein.(AP Photo/Toby Talbot, file)
FILE - In this May 2, 2007 file photo, Cooper tires are on display at Vermont Tire and Service Inc. in Montpelier, Vt. India's Apollo Tyres Ltd. is buying Ohio's Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. for about $2.22 billion, boosting its presence in North America and other key markets around the world. Apollo said Wednesday, June 12, 2013, that the combined company will be one of the world's largest tire makers, with a strong presence across four continents and combined 2012 sales of $6.6 billion. Their tire brands include Apollo, Cooper, Roadmaster and Vredestein.(AP Photo/Toby Talbot, file)
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