Jason Cannon

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 1130 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Tickets to HDMA MATS breakfast nearly gone

Tickets to the 2014 HDMA Breakfast at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month are selling quickly. The keynote speaker is Dr. Wolfgang Bernhardt, CEO of Daimler AG Trucks & Buses. The event, now in its 24th year, provides a hardy breakfast, great opportunities to network with industry peers, and a keynote ...

Andrews, former Stemco president, passes away

Richard Andrews, former president of Stemco and leader in the heavy duty aftermarket for decades, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9 following an extended illness. He was also division president of EnPro Industries, Inc., Charlotte, NC, the parent corporation of Stemco Andrews' also played an active role as a facilitator during ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Air bagged

Repair shops can be notorious (and legendary) for horse-play. You get a bunch of guys and tools together and something is bound to happen. In this ...

Inland Truck Parts moving into larger North Texas facility

Inland Truck Parts is moving to a new, larger Denton, Texas facility just up the street from their former location. "With a facility that's 50 percent larger, including six more service bays, we're better equipped than ever to serve our customers," says General Manager Charlie Jetton. "This move allows ...

Conti rolling out its most fuel efficient tire to-date

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC says it is poised to launch this month a completely new truck tire generation for the long haul goods sector – the Conti EcoPlus HT3. Continental says the new premium tire for the trailing axle has been developed for maximum cost effectiveness, incorporating greater fuel efficiency, ...

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REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Flamed out

We may never know exactly what happened under this van, but evidence that something happened is obvious. The mechanic is lucky to survive. The van...well, it wasn't as lucky.

01/11/13 CCTV : Terrifying moment car mechanic was turned in

Yokohama will debut new OTR tire next month

Yokohama Tire Corporation says it will unveil two new off-the-road (OTR) radial tires – RL45 and RL51 – at the ConExpo trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 4-8. “The new RL45 and RL51 spotlight our latest technology in OTR radial tire tread design,” says Tim Easter, Yokohama director, OTR ...

Centric Parts releases new MD brake catalog

Centric Parts has released its 2014 Medium Duty Brake Systems Catalog (CMD2014), along with the supplemental Centric Parts 2014 Medium Duty Brake Systems Program Guide (CMDB2014). The catalog details Centric’s complete range of brake, clutch hydraulic, wheel bearing, hub and seal components for medium-duty truck applications through 2014 in a ...