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 1085 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

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 ...

Dorman Products publishes 2014 Heavy Duty New Product Guide

Dorman Products, Inc. announced Friday the launch of its new 2014 HD Solutions New Product Guide, featuring hundreds of formerly ...

Dorman Product’s Heavy Duty New Product Guide Highlight

Tickets to HDMA MATS breakfast nearly gone

Tickets to the 2014 HDMA Breakfast at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month are selling quickly. The keynote speaker is Dr. Wolfgang Bernhardt, CEO of Daimler AG Trucks & Buses. The event, now in its 24th year, provides a hardy breakfast, great opportunities to network with industry peers, and a keynote ...

Andrews, former Stemco president, passes away

Richard Andrews, former president of Stemco and leader in the heavy duty aftermarket for decades, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9 following an extended illness. He was also division president of EnPro Industries, Inc., Charlotte, NC, the parent corporation of Stemco Andrews' also played an active role as a facilitator during ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Air bagged

Repair shops can be notorious (and legendary) for horse-play. You get a bunch of guys and tools together and something is bound to happen. In this case, that something is fantastically stupid. Remember, this country is hosting the Olympics.

Inland Truck Parts moving into larger North Texas facility

Inland Truck Parts is moving to a new, larger Denton, Texas facility just up the street from their former location. "With a facility that's 50 percent larger, including six more service bays, we're better equipped than ever to serve our customers," says General Manager Charlie Jetton. "This move allows ...

Conti rolling out its most fuel efficient tire to-date

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC says it is poised to launch this month a completely new truck tire generation for the long haul goods sector – the Conti EcoPlus HT3. Continental says the new premium tire for the trailing axle has been developed for maximum cost effectiveness, incorporating greater fuel efficiency, ...

Russian air bag test funny

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Flamed out

We may never know exactly what happened under this van, but evidence that something happened is obvious. The mechanic is lucky to survive. The van...well, it wasn't as lucky.