Tire prices soar, but manufacturers not reaping benefit

November 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;11/15/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that tire manufacturers are not profiting from high tire prices. It is said that tires form a critical part of an automobile, however, their price never matched their value. Manufacturers aren't getting the return on what they put into their goods as replacing old tires will take a huge amount more out of the consumer's pocket.


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