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 1190 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

SAF-Holland opens parts distribution center in Mexico

SAF-Holland has announced the grand opening of its Parts Distribution Center in Queretaro, Mexico. The company says the more than 12,000 square foot facility was developed to satisfy the demand for SAF-Holland aftermarket parts in Mexico, and is stocked with well over a million dollars in inventory. Mexico is one of the largest ...

New seamless fender paddle bracket

Minimizer announced this week a new seamless paddle bracket for its fender sets. Phil LaViolette, Minimizer’s Composite Engineer in their Research and Development division, says the ...

D&W Diesel, Dorman Diesel reach warehousing & distribution agreement

D&W Diesel has formed a partnership with Dorman Diesel for light duty truck and heavy duty truck aftermarket products, and becomes an official Dorman Diesel Warehouse Distributor for engine components, fuel components, EGR and oil coolers, and chassis and body parts. D&W has inventory at each of their nine branch ...

Eaton exec picked for SAE International VP, Commercial Vehicle

Thomas R. Stover, Vice President, Technology-Vehicle Group, Eaton Corporation, has been selected as the 2014-2016 Vice President of Commercial Vehicle nominee for SAE International. Stover, a member of SAE International since 1992, succeeds Bharat Vedak, Vice President, TCI and Deliver Customer Value, Deere & Company. As SAE International’s Vice President of Commercial ...

Bee Line adds Simpson

Bee Line Company has appointed Mark Simpson to director of strategic accounts. In this role, Bee Line says Simpson will be responsible for managing the expansion and support to multi-location customers, covering multiple states and provinces. “We are thrilled to welcome Mark on board,” says Mike Baxley, president at Bee ...

Milwaukee Tool introduces new floodlight

Milwaukee Tool Corporation continues to expand its M18 LITHIUM-ION system with the introduction of the new M18 LED Flood Light. Delivering superior light output, functionality and durability, Milwaukee says the new light features eight powerful LEDs to provide 30 percent brighter light output than 250 halogen lights to better ...

Mack launching maintenance telematics platform

ALLENTOWN, Penn. – Mack Trucks Thursday launched Mack GuardDog Connect, a telematics service solution built in its GuardDog maintenance monitoring system. John Walsh, Mack vice president of marketing, says GuardDog Connect enables quick diagnosis of issues, proactive scheduling for repairs and confirmation that needed parts are in stock and ...

ReMaTec show coming to the U.S.

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA) and Amsterdam RAI, owners and organizers of ReMaTec, have agreed to organize a new comprehensive show for automotive and heavy duty remanufacturing in the USA. The first edition will take place in Las Vegas Nov. 1-3, 2014. The new show, which is named Big R/ReMaTecUSA, is ...

Four Star Freightliner earns Elite Support

Four Star Freightliner, of Dothan, Ala., has received the Elite Support status from Daimler Trucks of North America, and becomes the second Four Star facility to earn Elite Certification. The Tallahassee, Fla. location was awarded Elite Status earlier this year and the final three Four Star Freightliner locations – Montgomery ...

New MaxxForce injector from Alliant

Alliant Power is pleased to announced Tuesday release of AP64801 Piezo Injector for use in 2010+ emissions MaxxForce 7 engines. The injection line is included and must be replaced any time the line is removed. All new products are backed with Alliant Power’s 13-month, unlimited mileage warranty, as well as Alliant ...