Yokohama to double output at new Thai tyre plant

Tokyo–Yokohama Rubber Co. has reportedly announced it plans to double capacity at its new truck/bus tyre factory in Thailand. The plant is due to open in April 2005, but the company has said it already has investments planned to double initial production to 700 000 units per year, with the new capacity on stream in 2007. Yokohama said the total investment int he project will be Â¥10 000 million (€73 million).

When the company announced the plant earlier this year, it said the initial phase would…

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