Bridgestone again upping prices

In response to continued escalating raw material costs, Bridgestone announced Thursday it will increase prices by 8 percent on Firestone brand truck and bus radial tires sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The new pricing will take effect on May 1, 2021.All Firestone truck and bus tires shipped on or after May 1, 2021 will reflect this increase.

Bridgestone says members of the Bridgestone Commercial sales teams are contacting customers to provide more detailed information about the changes. This announcement corresponds with a statement released last month of a price increase up to 8 percent on Bridgestone brand truck and bus radial tires and Bandag retreads that went into effect today.

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