ERJ staff report (DS)
Sendai, Japan -- Toyo Tires started trial production at its Sendai facility, close to the epicentre of the 11 March earthquake, on Friday 18 March, and expects limited series production to begin during this week.
The company said initial output would be significantly below nominal capacity due to logistical difficulties and shortages of energy, raw materials and oil. As the logisitical situation imprives, so output would also increase.
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Press release from Toyo