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Tenneco Inc. Nov 10
Standard & Poors, November 2010
Leading positions with brand-name products Good geographic diversification Stricter emissions standards and vehicle safety concerns boosting customer demand Intense competition and pricing pressures Moderate customer concentration Significant product line concentration The ratings on Tenneco Inc. reflect Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' opinion that the recovery in light-vehicle production in North America and Europe will continue and that the company can sustain its current profitability because of tighter cost controls, enhanced operational efficiency, and ongoing expansion in the commercial-vehicle market. We expect U.S. light-vehicle sales to increase by roughly 10% in 2010, to about 11.4 million units, as the global economy responds to relaxed monetary policies and fiscal stimulus programs and as vehicle demand rebounds. The company implemented assorted restructuring initiatives...
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