Yokohama Will Raise Commercial Tire Prices 8%

Latest in a string of 2012 tire price increases

Yokohama Tire Corp. will implement a price increase of up to 8% on all of its commercial truck tires in the U.S., effective Feb. 1, 2012. There will be in-line adjustments, as well, which will be announced at a later date. The company previously announced it would raise prices on its off-road tires up to 15% effective Jan. 1, 2012.

Yokohama is the latest tire manufacturer to implement or announce a price increase in 2012.

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