What's up Jan 31, 2014 Michelin to begin production at Chennai plant Michelin will start production of tyres in full swing for commercial vehicles from its plant near Chennai. Production at the Rs 4,000-crore plant is on at four of the six tyre-assembling lines. They make about 250 truck and bus radial tyres daily. Two more lines will start soon. The current production is about one-third of the annual capacity of about 300,000 radial tyres for commercial vehicles.