Rome, Georgia — Pirelli Tire North America LLC is planning to increase prices in the US for car and light truck tires on 6 April by up to 5%, varying by line and tire size.
Pirelli did not disclose its reasons for the increase.
Rome-based Pirelli last raised prices in the US on 1 Oct, but the scale of the increase was not disclosed at that time.
Pirelli joins Goodyear, Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. as tire companies raising prices in the US this spring.
Goodyear is planning to raise prices on Goodyear- and Kelly-brand consumer tires by up to 5% on 1 April.
Michelin is raising prices on selected Michelin-, BFGoodrich- and Uniroyal-brand passenger and light truck tires by up to 7% in the US and 5% in Canada, effective 16 March.
Sumitomo raised prices 1 March on select Falken-brand tire lines by up to 5%.