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 1207 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Tim Bauer named director of reman for Meritor

Tim Bauer has been named director, Remanufacturing, North America for Meritor Inc. Bauer is responsible for overall leadership, growth and profitability of the company’s remanufacturing activities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. "Tim’s deep understanding of Meritor’s customers, competitors and the value of extending the life of a part ...

Fleet Engineers partnering with Freightliner Team Run Smart driver Henry Albert

Fleet Engineers, Inc. announced Wednesday at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas that it has formally partnered with Freightliner ...

Meritor commits portion of proceeds of reman sales to aid wounded vets

Meritor, Inc. says it is launching “Shoes for Soldiers” to help severely wounded, injured or ill veterans become leaders in business, ...

Meritor seeking independent garages for ‘service point’ partnership

Meritor Inc. is looking for partners in independent service repair shops around the country. The company announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 (HDAW) Tuesday that it will launch a network of Meritor-approved repair shops with independent service garages (ISGs) across the U.S. and Canada. "This is a way for us ...

Aftermarket status check: Good and getting better

The tidal wave of truck sales from 2006 and 2007 have spent the last year crashing into the aftermarket, and the good new is those currents will sweep forward until at least 2019. From the two years leading through 2007, Class 8 truck sales reached records heights, combining for ...

Pete Joy elected to HD Aftermarket Industry Hall of Fame

Pete Joy, vice president of sales & marketing for Phillips Industries, was elected to the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Industry Hall of Fame at HDAW Tuesday morning.

U.S. eCommerce market booming, growing

U.S. eCommerce totaled more than $304 billion in 2014 and is expected to hit $491 billion by 2018. Auto and parts sales are expected to grow from $31 billion in 2014 to more than $51 in just four years. David Seewack, CEO of FindItParts, speaking at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue ...

Kenworth wins Truck of the Year

Kenworth, a company that campaigns its units as "The World's Best," has another credential to back the claim. The company's T880 took the American Truck Dealer's Commercial Truck of the Year honors at the ATD Convention and Expo in San Francisco Saturday over competing entries from International (WorkStar 7600) and Peterbilt (Model 567). Each ...

New products from Dorman HD

Dorman HD Solutions this week released new "formerly dealer only parts" to the aftermarket. Among the new offerings are remanufactured ABS Control Modules for various models of trucks and trailers; transmission oil coolers for Workhorse Step Vans model years 2005-2010; Steps for Volvo model years 2005-2015; and door handles ...

Carlyle Group acquires AxleTech International

The Carlyle Group has acquired AxleTech International, a company it previously owned from 2005 to 2008. Terms of the transaction, which closed this week, were not disclosed. Mary Petrovich, CEO of AxleTech from 2002-2011, will rejoin the firm as Executive Chairman. Joe Mejaly, who joined the business in May 2014 ...

The CSA conundrum

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