UPDATE 1-Bridgestone to build $300 mln China tyre plant


(Adds details, background) TOKYO, April 27 (Reuters) - Top Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone Corp. said on Wednesday it would invest about $300 million to build its fourth tyre plant in China to meet rising production of trucks and buses. Production at the wholly owned plant, to be located in Huizhou in the southern province of Guangdong, is scheduled to begin in January 2007, it said in a statement. Output capacity will be increased gradually, reaching 5,000 tyres per day by the first ...

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