Bridgestone, Japan's largest tyre maker, said today it planned to expand its capacity by investing A$150 million in a new Chinese plant, this time in Wuxi near Shanghai.
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The plant is scheduled to be built from mid-2011 enabling an additional capacity for Bridgestone of 4200 tyres a day, bringing the company's total global daily production to 12,000 tyres.

Bridgestone has 48 tyre plants in 22 countries globally.