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

Pro-MECH partners with FleetCross on eLearning

Pro-MECH says it has formed a new service alliances MOTOR’s FleetCross to develop eLearning and instructor lead training solutions for diesel technicians and fleet managers. Pro-MECH's approach brings together experienced engineers and master technicians with learning specialists that provide solutions used internationally by Fortune 500 companies.  The focus of ...

Bergstrom acquires Michigan engineering firm

Bergstrom Inc. announces the acquisition of Innovative Product Development Corporation (IPDC), an engineering firm based in Troy, Mich. According to Bergstrom, the acquisition is the result of a strategic partnership between the two companies that has lasted more than 18 years. Goeran Andersen, IPDC’s principal partner, and the rest ...

Aussie tech team named Scania’s best globally

A group of service technicians from Australia defeated teams from New Zealand and Finland in a head-to-head knockout competition this past ...

NatGas Navistar reman engine in the works

Reviva, a diesel engine re-manufacturing company based in Minneapolis, Minn., said Thursday it has formed a strategic partnership with Omnitek Engineering Corporation to produce a “drop-in” natural gas alternative for Navistar DT 466E and DT 530E truck engines. Reviva President Josh Stahl says the unit will be able to operate under compressed ...

Scania seeking the best techs in the world

This week, the best Scania technicians from around the world will descend on Södertälje, Sweden for a place on the truck marker's elite Scania Top Team. In the eighth installment of the international Scania Top Team event, the world's 10 most skilled Scania service teams will gather to compete for the Top Team ...

Columbus McKinnon adds to In-Stock Guarantee

Columbus McKinnon Corporation announced Monday the addition of more than 17 new rigging products, including shackles, hooks and chain, to its In-Stock Guarantee program. The company now guarantees more than 180 chain and rigging products in-stock. “Our In-Stock Guarantee is not a promotion, it’s a new way of doing business ...

Accuride debuts new steel wheel coating

Accuride Corporation announced Tuesday the introduction of a new three-phase coating process called Steel Armor for its commercial vehicle steel wheels. The company says the process enhances corrosion-fighting properties that extend steel wheel service life by up to two years compared to standard coatings currently in use in the industry. "Corrosion continues to ...

Meritor WABCO releasing reman air compressor for Mack ASET engine

Meritor WABCO Friday announced the release of a remanufactured System Saver air compressor for select trucks that use the Mack ASET engine. “We’ve seen an increased demand from manufacturers for our System Saver products, and now we’ve efficiently remanufactured our air compressor for aftermarket use,” says Pat Kealy, director, ...

HDA Truck Pride adds Gonzalez Auto Parts

HDA Truck Pride has added Laredo, Texas-based Gonzalez Auto Parts. Gonzalez Auto Parts was established in 1936 in the automotive aftermarket, and says joining HDA Truck Pride solidifies their dedication and expansion into the commercial vehicle marketplace. Gonzalez Auto Parts will train its initial focus on three primary markets, expanding HDA ...

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 ...