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 1130 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Evans Cooling Systems touts 3 to 8 percent fuel economy boost

Can running your truck safely at a higher engine temperature boost fuel economy? Evans Coolings Systems says yes. Its line of Waterless Engine Coolants don't directly save fuel, explains Mike Tourville, sales and marketing manager for the company. But it does act as an enabler, allowing fleets and owner-operators to ...

Navistar to host SAE International Diesel Academy

SAE International has selected Navistar, Inc. to serve as the host company for the 2013 Diesel Engine Technology Engineering Academy. Navistar will host the event at its World Headquarters in Lisle, Ill. The Academy, which will be held Oct. 21-25, is a comprehensive and immersive training experience taught by leading ...

‘Successful Dealer’ will be announced Wednesday

Truck Parts & Service sister site, Successful Dealer, will name the winner of its first Successful Dealer Award Wednesday, Aug. 21 at approximately 5 p.m. as part of that day's CVOC programing. The winner will be selected from five finalists, which include TEC Equipment, AllState Peterbilt, MHC Kenworth, Tri-State Truck Sales and Stoops Freightliner. The award recognizes a dealership/dealership group ...

Bendix updates white paper

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC has released an update of its white paper titled “The Federal Reduced Stopping Distance Mandate: Impact and Solutions.” BSFB’s paper, which examines the mandate’s impact on the trucking industry and approaches to meet it, is part of the company’s continued efforts to help educate ...

The sincerest form of flattery

Brand identity is nearly as important as the brand itself. Don’t believe me? Open up a burger joint and call it McDonald’s. You’ll have a sternly worded letter from a corporate attorney before you get to the end of this sentence. McDonald’s, for all its flaws, has built a strong brand ...

Hendrickson to hold suspension tech training

Hendrickson has scheduled the 13th session of its Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute (HVSI) technical suspension training for heavy-duty transportation service technicians and parts personnel. Hendrickson says there will be two separate sessions held, one Oct. 22-23 and the second Oct. 24-25, at Northwest Technical Institute Facility in Springdale, Ark. Each ...

The ‘man’ behind Detroit Reman

They say you can tell a lot about a person by the company they keep. If that's true, Stefan Kurschner must be a pretty remarkable guy. The out-going president of Detroit Remanufacturing has been appointed President and CEO of Daimler Vehículos Comerciales México effective September 1. He passes the torch to ...

Detroit Reman expanding, relocating electronics unit

In the birthplace of Bob Dylan and Greyhound bus lines, Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing is positioning itself to be listed among Hibbing, Minn. favorite sons and daughters. Detroit Reman announced Wednesday its plans to consolidate the company's electronics remanufacturing business into a single facility in the northern Minnesota city. Currently, Detroit Reman's ...

Meritor named standard on fleet’s specialty, industrial trucks

Meritor, Inc. has been named standard axle supplier for Capacity Trucks’ specialty and industrial truck fleets, or sister site, Hard Working Trucks, reported Wednesday. "Drivetrain components are crucial to effectively and efficiently moving trailers from point A to point B, and we believe our long-term partnership with Meritor will ...

American Power Group adds Brewster

American Power Group Corporation announced its subsidiary, American Power Group, Inc. has appointed Dana Brewster as regional business development manager, reporting to Steve Majkowski, vice president of sales and marketing. In his new role, APG says Brewster will be responsible for the development of APG’s on-highway and off-road vehicular ...