AKRON (May 31)—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Continental North America Inc. and Pirelli Tire North America Inc. are raising prices on U.S. aftermarket car and light truck tires by up to 5 percent, effective July 1. The companies blamed rising raw material, energy and other costs for the increases. They join Goodyear, Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. and Michelin North America Inc., which raised prices earlier.
Cooper, Conti, Pirelli to raise tire prices
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