FULLERTON, CA - Due to continued record increases in the costs of raw materials and energy, Yokohama Tire Corp. will adjust prices on its consumer tires by up to six percent, effective Jul. 1, according to Modern Tire Dealer magazine. There will be in-line cost adjustments as well, which will be announced at a later date.
light truck, medium truck, and off-the-road tires will not be affected by the
Yokohama is the latest tire company to announce the need for price increases. Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp., Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Continental Tire North America Inc., Michelin North America Inc., Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Pirelli Tire North America Inc., Falken Tire Corp., Federal Tire Corp., and Hankook Tire America Corp. also have announced price increases since Apr. 30.