Articles by Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon serves as the Online Managing Editor for Truck Parts and Service and its sister site, Successful Dealer. Reach him at jasoncannon@randallreilly.com.

Jason Cannon has posted 1202 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

What goes into designing SuperTruck?

Exercises in truck design can be labor intensive, often spanning several years. But the timeframe can be adjusted depending on ...

MATS gallery: The final 2 days

Friday and Saturday marked the heaviest trade shaw traffic at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Vendors from across the industry set up and welcomes truckers at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center.

Alcoa’s Myers named HDMA chairman

Tim Myers, president of Alcoa Wheels, was named 2015 chairman of the Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association (HDMA) at the 25th Annual ...

MATS trade show floor opens Thursday

The trade show floor opened Thursday afternoon at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Vendors from across the industry are set up at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center and were greeted by throngs of attendees. The show continues tomorrow. We'll have more pictures over the next ...

Bridgestone recommits to Dayton Truck Tires

After falling dormant for the past several years, Bridgestone is breathing new life into its Dayton Truck Tire brand. In January, Bridgestone committed to resurrecting the brand but rather than trying to compete Bridgestone, the company’s OE line or Firestone, the company’s retail brand, Dayton was slated to take ...

Kenworth unveils new truck & more from MATS

Kenworth announced Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. the launch of a customized, limited edition, premium truck – the ICON 900. The ICON 900 is a highly stylized and modernized tribute to the classic W900L, a truck Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing ...

What your business can learn from Columbia House

When I was a kid, I was a member of a Compact Disc club. You know; the ones that sell you 10 CDs for a penny if you sign a contract. Selection was pretty limited but membership was a volume play. I’d get three CDs I really wanted, four ...

Always take notes

One of the main reasons customers offer feedback is because they want to help a business improve. Which is why even though it’s predominantly negative — “we operate under the belief no news is good news,” says BorgWarner’s Richard Harrold — customer feedback should always be recorded. Haldex’s Liz Macpherson ...

GALLERY: TRALA Technology Fair kicks off

More than 400 industry professionals are just outside Jacksonville, Fla. this week at the Truck Renting and Leasing Association’s (TRALA) 37th Annual Meeting at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, Fla. The Technology Fair opened opened Wednesday morning with booth displays from several industry partners. The NationaLease System, Mack Leasing ...

GALLERY: Work Truck Show concludes

Friday marked the end of this year’s Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. Truck up-fitters, aftermarket suppliers, OEMs and a few dealers have descended on cold and snowy Indianapolis to one of the largest and most attended vocational truck shows in recent memory.

An unlikely ally

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