Continental gets ready to raise prices on truck tires

Dec. 13, 2007

Continental Tire North America Inc.'s Commercial Vehicle Tire Division will raise prices up to 6% on its Continental, General, Semperit and private brand truck tires.

The price increases will go into effect Feb. 1, 2008.

The increases are in response to the "unprecedented escalation" of costs for raw materials such as natural rubber, steel, carbon black and crude oil.