Commercial Business

Firestone Truck Tire Prices Are Going Up

Posted on January 2, 2019

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC and Bridgestone Canada Inc. will increase the price of Firestone brand truck and bus radial tires on Feb. 1, 2019.

Bridgestone says prices will go up 4% on the Firestone brand tires sold in the U.S. and Canada. The increase will be effective on all shipments beginning Feb. 1.

The commercial sales teams in both the U.S. and Canada are contacting customers to provide more information about the price change.

Related Topics: 2019 price increases, Bridgestone, Firestone, truck tires

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