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 1122 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

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 ...

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 ...

Paccar parts, aftermarket sales set record

David Danforth, PACCAR Parts general manager, said Tuesday the company's aftermarket parts segment turned in a record for quarterly sales helped by "improving truck utilization and the age of the North American industry truck fleet." Paccar's parts segment revenue hit $715.3 million in the third quarter, the company says. Mark Pigott, Paccar chairman ...

MAHLE names GM for tool and equipment segment

MAHLE Clevite Inc. has announced the appointment of Max Dull as general manager for its new division specializing in the tool and equipment segment. RELATED: MAHLE touts original turbocharger line With more than 30 years of industry experience, Dull will be responsible for RTI, a company MAHLE acquired on Jan. ...

Timken inventory management system awarded

The Timken Company announced Monday it has received the top award for category management from Pronto, one of the largest U.S. automotive buying groups. Timken supplies Pronto with a full line aftermarket products, including Timken hub unit bearings, tapered roller bearings, grease and seals. RELATED: Timken to split steel, bearing and ...

Minimizer produces white paper

Minimizer has released a white paper highlighting how its new floor mats can help prevent interior cab corrosion. Available HERE, the white paper addresses the risks associated with cab corrosion and how Minimizer’s new floor mats can combat and prevent that corrosion. Minimizer also highlights the durability of the ...

IPA publishes white paper on tire maintenance

IPA has released a white paper titled “The Butterfly Effect on Tire Maintenance.” The paper is a comprehensive analysis of poor tire maintenance and its effects on tread life and fuel economy in the commercial trucking industry, IPA says. “The white paper aims to shed light on the compounded ...

Alliance Truck Parts announces contest winners

Houston Freightliner won the 2013 Alliance Truck Parts Race to Homestead Challenge, and will have their dealer logo displayed on the trunk lid of the Alliance Truck Parts No. 12 Ford Mustang during the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship race on November 16. All winners will enjoy an all-expenses-paid trip for two ...