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 1146 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Westport, Delphi ink agreement for NatGas injectors

Westport Innovations Inc. and Delphi Automotive PLC has partnered to co-develop and manufacture high-pressure natural gas fuel injectors designed for multiple engine OEMs. The first in a family of injectors to be developed will be one of the core components of Westport's recently announced HPDI 2.0 fuel system. Under the ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Brake check

The video starts off routine enough; a popped hood and diligently working mechanic. But it doesn't take long for things to go awry.

A mechanic so bad….that its hilarious

FleetServ, ESW Group announce partnership

FleetServ has formed a new partnership with ESW Group, a manufacturer of premium diesel particulate filters (DPFs). The partnership will enable FleetServ to offer customers the complete line of ESW Group products alongside its array of fleet products and services. ESW Group manufactures the ESW CleanTech, ThermaCat and XtrmCat ...

Godwin Group phasing out Page suspensions

The Godwin Group announced Thursday its plans to phase out its Page brand of suspensions as part of a partnership with Hendrickson Specialty Products Auxiliary Axle Systems. As part of the partnership, Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle Systems will serve as primary lift axle suspension supplier to The Godwin Group. “Hendrickson is excited with ...

Hogebuilt moving to new, larger facility

Hogebuilt announced Monday it will relocate to a new facility in Goodlettsville, Tenn. In its 70th year of operation, the company outgrew the Springfield, Tenn. location it has occupied since 2009. "We occupy 25,000 square feet in Springfield and our facility in Springfield could no longer hold our capacity,"  says ...

Velociti adds maintenance service for aftermarket technology

Velociti, Inc. says it is expanding its technology deployment services to include post installation support and maintenance service of aftermarket transportation technologies. To date, Velociti has focused on transportation technology installation and implementation. The latest offering streamlines the management and maintenance of the growing number of aftermarket technology deployments in ...

Betts Company recognized for efforts in education

Betts Company has been named a 2014 Business Partnership award winner by the Fresno Compact, an organization focused on preparing students for the increasing demands of society and the workplace, and will be formally recognized at the Fresno Compact’s 18th Annual Shareholder’s Luncheon on March 5. Each year the Fresno Compact ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Leg Braker

The gas pedal is usually the long thing on right. The brake, the slightly elongated pedal to the left, right? The woman in this video is clearly confused (or maybe she really dislikes her mechanic). She surely doesn't seem too concerned.

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 with buying fewer parts thanks to improved quality. A new Frost & Sullivan study suggests the entry of advanced Class 6-8 powertrain systems that comply with new emission regulations ...