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 1213 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

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 ...

New transmission, hydraulic oil from Champion

Champion Brands LLC has announced the introduction of Champion 4000 Ultra Synthetic with DYNAVIS Technology, a new high-efficiency synthetic transmission ...

Rush Enterprises parts, aftermarket sales booming

Rush Enterprises, Inc. posted a third quarter net income of $15.2 million Wednesday, up from $14.9 million the year before. The company's aftermarket services continued to surge, accounting for more than 64 percent of the company's quarterly total gross profits. "On-going demand for maintenance and repair of aged vehicles combined with ...

Mack moving axle production to Maryland

Mack Trucks says it will begin assembling all Mack heavy-duty drive axles and machining all Mack carrier housings at its Hagerstown, Md. plant. The plant already produces all Mack engines and transmissions, and the additional capacity comes as part of a $30 million investment in the that  – the company “Coming ...

Decisiv rolls out Days Out of Service Impact Calculator

Decisiv, Inc. announced Monday the availability of a Days Out of Service Impact Calculator designed to enable fleets to calculate the impact of DOS on bottom line profitability. The Decisiv Days Out of Service Impact Calculator requires that fleets input a small amount of general information about their company and ...

Stafford Manufacturing Corp. expanding line of metric shaft collars

Stafford Manufacturing Corp. says it will roll out an expanded line of metric shaft collars, including couplings and mounting components in a full range of standard sizes and styles. Stafford Metric Shaft Components features more than 500 standard parts including set-screw, 1-piece, 2-piece, and hinged collars along with couplings ...

Alcoa develops new, lighter wheel alloy

Alcoa has developed a new aluminum alloy that it says will soon allow for the introduction of lighter-weight truck wheels and other heavy-duty vehicle components. Alcoa Wheels Vice President, Merrick Murphy, speaking Sunday at the ATA Show in Orlando, Fla,, noted that 2013 marks the 125th anniversary of the ...

Navistar unveils remote diagnostics platform

Sunday, Navistar showcased its new OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system at The ATA Show in Orlando, Fla. The company says the new remote diagnostic system is the first portal that uses an open architecture structure which allows fleets to use it with existing telematics providers. This means it can ...

Hogebuilt expands half tandem fender line

Hogebuilt has introduced two new stainless steel half tandem fenders to its portfolio. The new 430 bright anneal option compliments the existing premium 304 mirror finish fender line, and each contains Hogebuilt’s unique three inch side flange which is the widest in the industry. The new BA500HT mirror shine product is ...

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