Tokyo - Bridgestone has said that its plant in Brits, South Africa is now in full-scale production of run-flat tyres.
The runflat tyres being produced are 205/55R16 Turanza ER300, and approval has been gained to use them on new BMW 3 Series automobiles produced in South Africa.
With the start of production and shipping at the Brits Plant, Bridgestone Group now operates four factories making the high-value-added tyres, in Japan, the United States, Poland and South Africa. A ceremony (pictured) was held at the Brits Plant on 13 Sept to celebrate the start of mass production and BMW approval.
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Press release from Bridgestone