AKRON — Goodyear is raising prices April 1 on all passenger tires by up to 8% in North America, its first price hike in 2021.
The Akron-based tire maker said the price hike affects all Goodyear-, Kelly- and Dunlop-branded tires.
Goodyear last raised tire prices on Dec. 1, prices for Goodyear- and Dunlop-branded passenger and light truck tires in the U.S. went by up to 5%.
Other tire makers that have raised prices recently include:
- Michelin North America Inc., which is planning to raise prices on select Michelin, BFGoodrich and Uniroyal car and light truck tires in the U.S. and Canada by up to 8% on April 1, on top of a 5% increase imposed on Feb. 1;
- Apollo Tyres Ltd., raised prices on Vredestein-brand products in the U.S. and Canada by up to 5%, effective March 1;
- Alliance Tire Americas Inc., "adjusted" warehouse and factory-direct order pricing across all product lines for Alliance-, Galaxy- and Primex-brand products by undisclosed amounts, effective Jan. 1;
- Bridgestone Americas Inc., increasing prices up to 8% on April 1 on its portfolio of Bridgestone-brand commercial truck tires and Bandag retreading products in the U.S. and Canada;
- Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C., increased prices on select Continental- and General-brand passenger and light truck tires in the U.S., effective March 1; and
- Pirelli Tire North America L.L.C. raised replacement car and light truck tires by and undisclosed amount, effective Jan. 1.