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 1225 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

New aftermarket products from Dorman HD

Dorman HD Solutions has released several new "Formerly Dealer Only Parts" to the aftermarket. Click through the gallery above for more on the products and their descriptions.

Hartman Fleet Services acquired by McCarthy Tire Service

Pennsylvania-based McCarthy Tire Service has acquired Manassas, Va.-based Hartman Fleet Services, Inc. , which provides heavy mechanical services, fleet maintenance and repair, and mobile mechanical services to customers in Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC. John D. McCarthy, Jr., the fourth generation president of McCarthy Tire Service, says the acquisition fits ...

When the truck becomes your customer

  There’s a very real chance in the not-too-distant-future that the way some of your customers look will change. They will get taller, wider and a lot heavier. E-commerce is an increasingly popular option because it allows the customer to order what they need at their convenience, but I think there’s ...

Website debuts to support natural gas fleets with parts search

Parker Hannifin distributor Exotic Automation & Supply has launched an e-commerce site for fleets looking for OEM replacement CNG, LPG & LNG maintenance parts. Sales director Henry Testa says the new website provides owners of fleets ranging from 1 to 100,000 trucks with direct access to high performance products for ...

New electric oil pump from EMP

Engineered Machined Products Inc. (EMP) has launched a brushless DC electric oil pump. The new Model OPi40 features high performance gerotor pumping technology, including a long-life Brushless DC, Sensorless Motor, sealed and fully submersible, while delivering four gallons per minute at 100 PSI. EMP’s says the advantages of its Brushless DC Electric ...

GALLERY: ACT Expo tradeshow floor

The Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo kicked off this week in Dallas, Texas with 200-plus exhibitors and an estimated 3,500 attendees. ACT Expo is North America’s largest clean fleet event, representing all weight classes and alternative fuels— including electric, hybrid, hydrogen, natural gas, propane autogas, renewable fuels, and advanced ...

DENSO debuts new alternator

DENSO unveiled a new high-amperage alternator for the medium- and heavy-duty truck market at the ACT Expo in Dallas Wednesday. DENSO says the PowerEdge is smaller, lighter and more efficient than the industry competition and offers offers advanced features like segment conductor (SC) technology, which incorporates an innovative square wire copper stator ...

Cummins, Agility Fuel Systems enter hardware, software partnership

Cummins and Agility Fuel Systems have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at boosting adoption of natural gas-powered vehicles in the trucking industry, the companies announced at the ACT Expo in Dallas on Tuesday. Agility and Cummins will also integrate sales and aftermarket support and distribution networks. Customers will soon ...

Stertil-Koni names new Logistics Specialist

Paige Stewart has been named Logistics Specialist at Stertil-Koni. Stewart previously served as Marketing Associate and recently made the transition to the operations department at Stertil-Koni. Stewart began her career in the vehicle lifting industry with Stertil-Koni in 2011, following her graduation from McDaniel College. Over the past several years she ...

Don’t be in the silent majority

If I asked you to name the mayor of your hometown, could you do it? Sure. What about the town council? Most of them, right? Governor of your state? Easy. Legislators? Maybe. The further we get away from where we pick up our mail – and the further down the chain ...

A you ready for PC-11?

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