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 1086 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

MATS photo rewind

Did you miss the Mid-America Trucking Show last week? Here are a few shots from around the Kentucky Exhibition Center.

Mitsubishi Electric unveils new 200 amp alternator

Less than 24 months after entering the heavy-duty alternator business, Mitsubishi Electric unveiled a new 200 amp heavy-duty alternator at ...

New steer tire from Toyo

Toyo Tire USA unveiled its new low rolling resistance steer radial tire designed for use in long haul applications at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. ...

Alliance expands reman brake shoe, kit line

Alliance Truck Parts has expanded its remanufactured brake shoe and kit product line to include new EG brake lining options rated for use on tandem axle tractor trailers up to 20,000 pounds. Alliance says when paired with Alliance brake drum ABP N42A1657VB, the new brake linings and existing Alliance ...

Bendix brake-school surpasses 16k users

In just less than 12 months, brake-school.com, the on-line training site from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, has served more than 16,000 registered users. Bendix opened access to its knowledge database and technical resources in March 2013, and brake-school.com covers all aspects of electronics and air brake maintenance, including courses ...

Nelson Global Products adding fifth international location

Nelson Global Products announced Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. plans to expand into Mexico with a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Monterrey, Mexico (city of Garcia, state of Nuevo Leon). Full production is set to begin in 45 days, as Nelson will serve the ...

Horton’s fan retrofit packages

Horton’s Modulator Fully Variable Retrofit Packages are designed to deliver optimized engine cooling and replace on/off fan drives for select heavy-duty line-haul and severe-duty vocational trucks where pneumatically actuated fan clutches over-cycle or do not provide optimum performance. The retrofit packages maximize engine power to the vehicle drive ...

Alliant Power releases 2014 Application Guide

Alliant Power has released its 2014 Application Guide, a reference tool to aid fleet and shop personnel. The 102 page guide covers a wide range of diesel engine components for Ford, GM, Dodge, Navistar & Sprinter. Highlights from the new Application Guide include 11 new part numbers. Each new part number will ...

Love’s Travel Stops adding to tire selection, will double service facilities

Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) has recently added Goodyear and Continental tires to its commercial truck line. Love’s also offers Bridgestone, Firestone, Aeolus, Michelin, Michelin Retreat Technologies, BF Goodrich and Yokohama. The company also expect the number of locations offering light mechanical services to more than double this year. Of the ...

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