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 1137 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Report: Independent reman market will eventually catch OEs

Over the next five years, fleet managers are expected to spend more dollars than ever before on remanufactured components, along ...

Woman Driver Confuses Gas with Brake

Michelin announces new steer tire

Michelin Americas Truck Tires unveiled Tuesday its new X Multi Energy Z tire – a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay verified regional steer. Michelin says the tire affords a ...

Meritor appoints new senior VP

Meritor, Inc. announced Monday that Sandra Quick has joined the company as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Quick will have responsibility for the legal affairs of the entire corporation and will manage the corporate legal department. She will also direct legal activities related to corporate governance, acquisitions and ...

What is keeping you from being great?

There are thousands of heavy-duty aftermarket suppliers in North America. Thousands. Yet when Truck Parts & Service sought nominations for its Distributor of the Year award, upwards of only 40 businesses were nominated. I don’t have the space here to detail those 40, so for the sake of a little business ...

Dorman Products publishes 2014 Heavy Duty New Product Guide

Dorman Products, Inc. announced Friday the launch of its new 2014 HD Solutions New Product Guide, featuring hundreds of formerly ‘Dealer Only’ parts for class 4-8 heavy vehicles. These new Dorman aftermarket parts reduce dependency on the OE Dealer and give customers a better choice in heavy duty replacement ...

Dorman Product’s Heavy Duty New Product Guide Highlight

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 case, that something is fantastically stupid. Remember, this country is hosting the Olympics.