Industry News For the latest issue of SA Treads, please click on the logo 2022 News Click on the logos to read the relevant article. South Africans warned of a massive increase in tyre prices. Warning to motorists in South Africa: higher costs on the way. Associations worry import tariff increases will add to rising transport costs. Looming tyre price hikes to hit taxi, truck industry hardest. Price of tyres could increase by up to a massive 41% Just stay home – Tyre prices set to follow petrol, with massive hike. Cost of transport, goods to surge if new duties on vehicle tyres are imposed. Logistics and taxi sectors lambast new tyre import duty proposal. SA motorists, transport operators ‘will be hardest hit by proposed tyre duties’.