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 1128 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Dorman HD releases new former dealer only parts

Dorman HD this week released International turn market lights and three new ABS sensors. The marker lights are intended to fit International and ProStar model years 2001-2008. The ABS sensors come in various lengths for 90 degree body and straight body model trucks. The ABS sensors transmit the vehicle's wheel ...

Buyers’ Guide deadline extended

The deadline to add/update company listings in the Truck Parts & Service Buyers’ Guide has been extended one week to next Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. As mentioned in yesterday’s newsletter, companies are entitled to six (6) free listings. Advertisers in Truck Parts & Service magazine are entitled to twelve (12) free listings. If you select more listings ...

Jasper Engine and Transmission Exchange to purchase Weller Truck Parts

Weller Truck Parts president John Weller says he has agreed to sell his company to Jasper Engine and Transmission Exchange. A letter of intent to purchase Weller Truck Parts has been signed by all parties the two companies confirmed this week, adding both companies will remain an independent. Weller says his family is ...

East Manufacturing adds two sales agencies

East Manufacturing introduces two new manufacturers’ representative sales agencies that will be responsible for selling East’s heavy-duty trucking accessories (HDTA). The two new rep agencies are J&L Sales & Marketing, Sulligent, Ala., covering Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee, and Transportation Support Services, Inc., Princeton, Ill., covering Illinois, Minnesota, North ...

Dana upgrades app

Dana Holding Corporation says it has upgraded its free Spicer iPhone and iPad applications with nine additional technical calculators to aid aftermarket customers in making accurate and efficient repairs. In addition to the fuel savings, driveshaft revolutions per minute (RPM), and driveline angle calculators offered in earlier versions, Dana ...

CTDI launches Reman 8.0

CTDI, a global leader in electronics remanufacturing and logistics, has launched Reman 8.0 to provide a comprehensive solution for the growing challenges of servicing complex vehicle electronics. Mark Shasteen, CTDI Vice President, Automotive, says Reman 8.0 is a one-stop solution for vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive industry ...

Utility company keeps up with PM for large mixed fleet

Tom Browne, Fleet Services Region Manager for Alabama Power Company, currently oversees more than 2,700 trucks and heavy equipment. He and his team are responsible for maintenance on each piece of equipment, which is in-service and scattered cross 52,423 square miles and all of Alabama’s 67 counties. “When we put a new truck ...

Truck tech trades tools for hockey mask

If you can’t find Bill Mihay under the hood of a Volvo truck, find the closest roller skating rink. A Volvo technician by trade for nearly eight years, Mihay has spent the last 10 months in the service department at TEC Equipment in Washington. That’s his real job. His real fun ...

Brazilian Ag aftermarket subject of new study

Researching the size and scope of the agriculture equipment aftermarket in Brazil is the goal of a new study being conducted by MacKay & Company. Citing the fact that more than 400,000 tractors and 47,000 combines were sold in Brazil since 2000, MacKay & Company has launched a study, ...

New app from Goodyear Engineered Products

Goodyear Engineered Products has released its new PartFinder mobile app. The company says its app allows users to easily find the right parts, including belts, hoses, tensioners, hydraulics and air springs. By scanning or entering your VIN, the app provides instant access to a complete list of parts compatible with ...