(official correction from Michelin. Changes timing of price hike to end-April)
Feb 3 (Reuters) - Michelin statement says:
* Raising the price of its tires in the European replacement market by as much as 8 percent for the Passenger Car & Light Truck, Truck, Earthmover, Agricultural and Two-Wheel segments
* Hike will take effect by the end-April.
* Says raising its tire prices in order to pass on the increase in raw material costs. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: