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 1155 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

SuperTech contestants get hands-on with Mack Pinnacle

Seven Mack Pinnacle Axle Back models were provided by PITT OHIO for the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) National Technician ...

New tire runout gauge from ESCO

ESCO has introduced a new Tire Runout Gauge that measures both radial and lateral tire runout conditions. The company says the tool can help eliminate irregular ...

Thunder Creek giving away fuel trailer

Thunder Creek Equipment is giving away one of their 750 gallon standard fuel trailer (model #ADT750). The company says it will ...

Dayco acquires Metavation, expands damper offerings

Dayco Products, LLC announced Tuesday it has acquired Metavation and the damper portion of EPTEC from Revstone. Metavation is a North American-based manufacturer of crankshaft damper pulleys with a research and development center in Hillsdale, Mich.; manufacturing operations in Mount Pleasant, Vassar, and Hillsdale, Mich., and San Luis Potosi, ...

STA-BIL debuts new look

After more than 40 years, STA-BIL® announced Monday the company will introduce a new look and feel to its line of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments. In recent years, after expanding its line of products to include engines of all kinds, STA-BIL is rolling out a fresh, new labeling system designed ...

A rolling tribute to 9/11 victims aided by trucking

You'll hardly find a more patriotic population base than the trucking industry. And when a worthwhile, good 'ole America project needs some attention, you can bet the first group to ride the rescue will have 18 wheels underneath them. The Remembrance Rescue Project is a not-for-profit created by firefighters ...

New Buyers Guide from Dorman

Dorman says it has expanded its diesel coverage with the release of its 2013 Buyers Guide. This new guide contains all of the latest formerly "dealer only" diesel coverage now available, the company says. The publication is available electronically only, and can be found here.

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BBB Industries hires VP of Aftermarket Retail Sales

BBB Industries has hired Joel Farina as its Senior Vice President-Aftermarket Retail Sales effective immediately. Farina is charged with developing strategy and leading the sales and service effort for BBB. “Recent acquisitions have given us a significant presence in the retail channel and we are extremely fortunate that an individual of ...

Timken to split steel, bearing and transmission businesses

The Timken Company announced Friday that its board of directors has approved a plan to separate the company's steel business from its bearings and power transmission business through a spinoff, creating two publicly traded companies. The plan calls for the new engineered steel company to operate as an independent ...