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 1128 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

‘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 industry about the stopping distance ...

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 identity through consistent marketing and consistent ...

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 ...

Gabriel E-catalog awarded

Gabriel's Web Catalog has been awarded a bronze Presidents Award in the Web Catalog Division at the 2013 National Catalog Managers Association (NCMA). Gabriel received the bronze President’s award for its 2013 Heavy-Duty E-Catalog. There were 25 entries in the Web Catalog division this year. “We appreciate the acknowledgement from NCMA ...

Evans tapped to lead Meritor

Ivor J. Evans has been named Meritor chairman of the board, chief executive officer and president, effective immediately, the company said Friday. Evans, a member of the Board of Directors of Meritor since 2005, has been serving as the company’s executive chairman, interim chief executive officer and president since ...