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 1131 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...