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Forecasting Tire Price Trends in 2020

Most of the subject matter experts that we spoke to expect an increase in tire prices, although predicting future tire costs is difficult due to variables that influence tire pricing.

Tire Prices Increase Due to Higher Commodity Costs

Higher commodity prices are putting upward pressure on fleet prices for replacement tires. National accounts are no longer as willing to absorb the majority of price increases, which are between 3%-8% on select tire lines.

Consumer Reports Names Top Tire Brands

Consumer Reports has named Michelin as the Best Tire Brand by its tire-testing team. The brands that performed the best after Michelin were Continental, Goodyear and Pirelli.

Nickel Chromoly Axle Shaft

Dana Spicer's chromoly axle shafts, which are designed for larger tires, are manufactured using SAE-4340 nickel chromoly steel for maximum strength and durability and are heat-treated to ensure optimal hardness.