Articles by Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon is the Equipment Editor for Commercial Carrier Journal and Overdrive. Reach him at jasoncannon@randallreilly.com.

Jason Cannon has posted 1258 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Gabriel makes improvements to FleetLine, GasSLX lines

Gabriel has updated its FleetLine and GasSLX shocks to improve corrosion resistance and improve misting. An improved anti-corrosion coating now protects mountings where shock absorbers attach ...

Accuride will debut industry’s first steel wheel warranted against corrosion

Accuride Corporation announced Tuesday at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas the launch of a new proprietary steel wheel ...

Accuride unveils two new lightweight aluminum wheels

Accuride Corporation announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas Tuesday the addition of two new lightweight aluminum wheels. Re-engineered ...

Inland Truck Parts CEO Scheer named to Heavy Duty Aftermarket Industry Hall of Fame

Inland Truck Parts CEO Dave Scheer was named recipient of the 2016 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Industry Hall of Fame Award at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas Tuesday. Scheer started working at Inland Truck Parts in high school, coming in to work in the afternoons and full-time ...

Economy expanding, no recession on horizon

The economy is enjoying its 80th month of economic expansion and doesn't show any signs of slowing, at least through this year, says Bob Dieli, president and founder of RDLB inc. Dieli, speaking at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas Monday, benchmarked Truckable Economic Activity (TEA) at $10.6 ...

Uniroyal enters commercial tire segment with cost conscious line

Uniroyal announced Wednesday the nationwide roll out of its line of budget-friendly commercial truck tires to the U.S. market. Donna Murphy, business segment manager for Uniroyal Commercial Truck Tires, says the line of six tires, which include trailer, steer and drive axle tires, will target price-conscious owner operators and small fleets. The ...

Chinese tire manufacturer gearing up for U.S. debut

Triangle Tyre Group, China’s largest privately owned tire manufacturer, has established its U.S. headquarters in Franklin, Tenn. and named Manny Cicero CEO of Triangle Tire USA. The company opened a technical center in Akron, Ohio, in 2011 to help develop tires specifically for the U.S. market and is hopeful to ...

New Year’s resolutions to improve your sanity and your business

The new year is upon us, and with that comes the weight of responsibility to completely turn our lives around. That’s right – New Year’s resolutions. We’ve spent the last year – or more likely, our entire adult lives – nurturing bad habits that we intend to undo thanks ...

What was the top newsmaker in the aftermarket this year?

As the sun sets on 2015, we're looking back on the top articles of the year posted to TruckPartsAndService.com. Over the past 12 months, 365 days or 8,760 hours, Lucas Deal and I have posted thousands of articles. Some from industry events, some personnel announcements, many new products and ...

Toyo Tires wins counterfeiting case

Toyo Tires has struck a blow to Kabushikiki Kaisha Tokyo Nihoon Rubber Corp., a Beijing-based holding company, and its associated business, Japan Toyomoto Tire Corp. Toyo was granted a permanent injunction against Toyomoto, which prohibits their use of the “Toyomoto” mark. The U.S. District Court also awarded Toyo Tires $300,000 in ...