Continental will raise consumer tire prices in Canada on Jan. 1

Dec. 3, 2007

Continental Tire Canada Inc. is planning to increase tire prices up to 8% on all Continental, General and associate brand consumer tires.

The increases will go into effect Jan. 1, 2008, throughout all replacement channels.

According to Continental Tire Canada, price aligning of various article numbers and marketing lines will take place at the identical moment in time. The price increase will vary by market line and/or size.

The price increase "is a result of transportation and other related operational expenses."