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 1213 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Horton lauds integrated belt-driven fan drive

Horton has introduced its Modulator RCV250 Fully Variable Fan Drive – an integrated belt-driven fan drive of a lighter compact ...

Associated offers battery system analyzers

Associated Equipment’s two handheld Battery Charging Starting System Analyzers with Ground Test accommodate both conventional flooded acid and AGM batteries. ...

Carolina Powertrain joins VIPAR network

Carolina Powertrain has joined VIPAR Heavy Duty's network of distributors. The 11 year old company is based in Charlotte, N.C., and provides service within a 30-mile radius of Charlotte with two outside salesmen and two delivery trucks. A branch location in Hickory, N.C. opened in 2009 and serves customers within a ...

Truck dealers offering breaks on repair services

Idle hands are the devil’s playground. Idle trucks are hardly much better. In an effort to keep trucks rolling service shops nationwide are getting creative with their customer bases and, in some cases, putting their money where their mouth is. This week Volvo Trucks North America launched its Uptime Protection Plan, ...

NGVi hosting CNG training in May

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) will hold two training sessions to educate the heavy-duty market about CNG in May in Egg Harbor, N.J. The first session will be held May 14 and will provide technician and fleet operations safety training, NGVi says. It also will teach elements involved ...

Affinia Group appoints Pizarek for global role

Affinia Group has appointed Rick Pizarek as president, global chassis, to lead the development and implementation of operational, sourcing and marketing strategies. “Rick brings a unique understanding of our Global Chassis business, having served as vice president and general manager of Affinia’s Asian Operations in Shanghai from 2007 through ...

Baldwin promotes Merritt

Baldwin Filters has promoted Steve Merritt to vice president of product engineering. In his new role, Baldwin says Merritt will oversee and guide the growth and progress of product engineering. Merritt joined Baldwin Filters 16 years ago as a design engineer in the Engineering Group. His most recent assignment ...

Schock joins Great Dane Aftermarket Parts Division

Great Dane has hired Dan Schock as Purchasing Manager for its Aftermarket Parts Division. chock will oversee all purchasing functions at the Terre Haute Parts Distribution Center (PDC), including inventory and MRO, as well as spearhead vendor negotiations for new and existing product lines. Schock has 30 years of experience in the heavy-duty industry, ...

Accuride tabs Pape to lead Aftermarket Strategy & Sales

Accuride Wednesday announced the appointment of Tony Pape to the newly expanded role of Director, Aftermarket Strategy & Sales. Pape, who joined Accuride in 2005 in an aftermarket leadership role and held subsequent positions in sales and marketing, is based at Accuride’s Evansville headquarters. “In addition to the investments we have ...

Luber-Finer holding giveaway at MATS

Luber-finer will be among the exhibitors  at the upcoming Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS), showcasing its new Time Release Technology (TRT) Oil Filter line. Additionally, visitors to Luber-finer Booth 17044 will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for one of two Bose Sound Systems. Luber-finer says its TRT oil filters provide a controlled ...