Goodyear confirms commercial tire price increase

| Friday, April 29, 2005

Citing the rising cost of raw materials, higher energy charges and growing transportation costs, Goodyear North American Tire confirmed in a recent press release that it is increasing the price of Goodyear, Dunlop and Kelly commercial tires by up to 6 percent, effective May 15.

Private brand prices also will be affected.

The company last increased prices for its commercial tires this year on Feb. 15, the release said.

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