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 1084 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Godwin Group phasing out Page suspensions

The Godwin Group announced Thursday its plans to phase out its Page brand of suspensions as part of a partnership with Hendrickson ...

Hogebuilt moving to new, larger facility

Hogebuilt announced Monday it will relocate to a new facility in Goodlettsville, Tenn. In its 70th year of operation, the company outgrew the Springfield, Tenn. location it has occupied since 2009. "We occupy 25,000 square feet in Springfield and our facility in Springfield could no longer hold our capacity,"  says ...

Velociti adds maintenance service for aftermarket technology

Velociti, Inc. says it is expanding its technology deployment services to include post installation support and maintenance service of aftermarket transportation technologies. To date, Velociti has focused on transportation technology installation and implementation. The latest offering streamlines the management and maintenance of the growing number of aftermarket technology deployments in ...

Betts Company recognized for efforts in education

Betts Company has been named a 2014 Business Partnership award winner by the Fresno Compact, an organization focused on preparing students for the increasing demands of society and the workplace, and will be formally recognized at the Fresno Compact’s 18th Annual Shareholder’s Luncheon on March 5. Each year the Fresno Compact ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Leg Braker

The gas pedal is usually the long thing on right. The brake, the slightly elongated pedal to the left, right? The woman in this video is clearly confused (or maybe she really dislikes her mechanic). She surely doesn't seem too concerned.

Report: Independent reman market will eventually catch OEs

Over the next five years, fleet managers are expected to spend more dollars than ever before on remanufactured components, along with buying fewer parts thanks to improved quality. A new Frost & Sullivan study suggests the entry of advanced Class 6-8 powertrain systems that comply with new emission regulations ...

Woman Driver Confuses Gas with Brake

Michelin announces new steer tire

Michelin Americas Truck Tires unveiled Tuesday its new X Multi Energy Z tire – a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay verified regional steer. Michelin says the tire affords a 15 percent reduction in rolling resistance, the tire delivers industry leading fuel efficiency. "Michelin is excited to again offer a no compromise truck tire ...

Meritor appoints new senior VP

Meritor, Inc. announced Monday that Sandra Quick has joined the company as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Quick will have responsibility for the legal affairs of the entire corporation and will manage the corporate legal department. She will also direct legal activities related to corporate governance, acquisitions and ...

What is keeping you from being great?

There are thousands of heavy-duty aftermarket suppliers in North America. Thousands. Yet when Truck Parts & Service sought nominations for its Distributor of the Year award, upwards of only 40 businesses were nominated. I don’t have the space here to detail those 40, so for the sake of a little business ...