Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for the manufacturing plant of Apollo Tyres in Andhra Pradesh on 9 January 2018.
Facility will manufacture passenger car radial (PCR) tyres initially. The company has purchased 200 acre of land for the upcoming facility in Chinnapanduru village in Chittoor district and will be investing around Rs 1,800 crore in Phase-I. Initial capacity of the plant will be around 5.5 million tyres per year and will serve both, domestic and export markets. The factory will provide direct employment opportunities to 700 people.