Global PCLT Tire Plant Capacity Forecasts

3 Feb 2023

This database quantifies PCLT tire plant capacity by region & country and by company & region, including data from 2013 and forecasts to 2028.

All data is expressed in million units per year and refers to PCLT tires only (data is cleaned to exclude truck and speciality tires) 

The latest update includes the changes related to withdrawal from Russia by Michelin, Nokian and Bridgestone, planned new European capacity by Nokian and Sentury, and expansion in the Americas by Hankook and Bridgestone.

Regional Coverage:

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • South & Central America
  • West Europe,
  • Central & East Europe
  • Middle East & Africa

Asia Pacific: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Rest of APAC
North America: Canada, Mexico, USA
South & Central America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Peru
West Europe: Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, Rest of West Europe
Central & East Europe: Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Middle East & Africa: South Africa, Turkey, Rest of MEA

Company Coverage:

  • Apollo
  • Bridgestone
  • Brisa
  • Cheng Shin
  • Continental Tire
  • Cooper Tire (to 2021)
  • GITI Tire
  • Goodyear
  • Hankook
  • JK Tyre
  • Kumho
  • Linglong
  • Michelin
  • Nexen
  • Nokian
  • Pirelli
  • Sailun
  • Sentury Tire
  • Sumitomo Rubber (SRI)
  • KAMA Tyres (former tire business of Tatneft)
  • Toyo
  • Triangle
  • Yokohama
  • ZC Rubber


  • Base year: 2023
  • Historic data: from 2013
  • Forecast: to 2028
  • Data expressed in million units